If you’re a fan of all
things poi … head on down to the 3rd Annual Kalo Festival this
Organizers invite the
community to learn more about the cultural and historical significance of this
staple crop. Daniel Anthony is a local Kalo famer who believes it’s
important to continue farming traditional crops such as taro. He’ll be at the
festival this weekend leading a community taro-pounding workshop.
The 3rd Annual
Kalo Festival is Saturday November 3rd at the Ala Moana Farmer’s
Market from 9 am – 1 pm.
Full audio available here:
For a longer interview with Daniel Anthony, check out his conversation with Chris Vandercook in The Conversation audio archive.
(Molly Solomon / HPR News)