Noe Tanigawa

Arts & Culture reports from HPR's Noe Tanigawa

Hawai'i's Food Future: Model for the World (?)

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UH Professor Emeritus George Kent has worked with the United Nations and other global organizations for decades on food issues.  He cites three major areas of concern around food security for Hawai’i:  food supplies for the general population, disaster preparedness, and food for low income residents.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa spoke with him and other members of the Hawai’i Food Po

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The Future of Food in Hawai’i is Changing Now

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Ulupono Initiative did a “Local Food Market Demand Study of O’ahu Shoppers” that showed nearly 74% believe it is very important that Hawai’i grow its own food.  According to the USDA, however, only 8% of our food spending actually goes to locally grown products.  In this installment of HPR’s food series, Noe Tanigawa looks at efforts to improve Hawai’i’s food systems

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Award Winning Jazz Pianist, Gerald Clayton Charges Honolulu

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Gerald Clayton is a composer and pianist making waves in diverse music circles.    A Presidential Scholar in the Arts, Clayton recently won the Edison award for best international jazz album and the New York Times hails his "huge, authoritative presence" onstage.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa spoke with him as he prepares for a concert in Honolulu.

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The Price of Food in Hawai'i

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Discussions about food in Hawai’i often drift to the issue of cost.  In this installment of HPR’s series, “Feeding Ourselves: Hawai’i’s Food Future”, HPR’s Noe Tanigawa looks at what drives the prices we pay.

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An Evening of Oli (Hawaiian Chant) With Hawaiian Mission Houses

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Hawaiian Mission Houses is launching evening events that trace the history of Hawaiian music.  Free lectures with cultural experts are followed by picnics with pupus and drinks, then a full concert of music and dance. HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports.

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