LCC student Joshua Kainoa spent the semester working with Peterson Upland Egg Farm in Wahiawa. His dish for the "Earth to Plate" dinner was a scotch egg, served with spicy slaw.
Credit Dan Nakasone
Leeward Community College is hosting a very special dinner tonight, “Earth to Plate.” All dishes are created by student chefs and highlight local ingredients from local farms. The benefit dinner is part of the Culinary Arts Program. “Earth to Plate” serves up a five-course dinner tonight at The Pearl at Leeward Community College. For more information on tonight’s event, call 455-0298.
If you're a fan of all thing poi ... head on down to the 3rd Annual Kalo Festival this weekend! Organizers invite the community to learn more about the cultural and historical significance of this staple crop.
Daniel Anthony is a local kalo farmer who believe it's important to continue farming traditional crops such as taro. He'll be at the festival this weekend leading a community taro-ponding workshop.
Barbeque spare ribs. Oxtail Soup. Onolicious chicken? Not exactly what comes to mind when you think politics. Unless you reside in Hawai'i, where politicians have been passing out free recipe pamphlets for years. Local political analyst Dan Boylan stresses the link between food and politics in Hawai'i. Boylan notes that in recent years he’s seen fewer cookbooks. But occasionally one will pop up in his mailbox. A candidate who still uses the recipe book approach is Lei Ahu Isa, who served in the Hawai'i House of Representatives from 1996 – 2002.
College seniors are beginning to prepare for next month’s graduation --- and for one UH medical student, the event holds a particularly special meaning. HPR’s Molly Solomon caught up with a senior at the John A. Burns School of Medicine whose long journey to becoming a doctor is finally within reach.