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Farmers Are the Musicians of the Land

Joni Kamiya | Posted 04.04.2016 | Hawaii
Joni Kamiya

Farmers are the musicians of the land. This thought struck me as our family celebrated the 100th birthday of one of my great uncles. During the gathe...

Things Turn Sour When Americans Taste Latin Fruits For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.28.2016 | Latino Voices

There's a long list of tropical fruits from Latin America that you simply can't find at the corner grocery store in the United States. Tamarind, drago...

Get Glowing Skin with a Homemade Papaya and Pineapple Face Mask

Becca Piastrelli | Posted 05.27.2016 | Style
Becca Piastrelli

Papaya and pineapple aren't just for poolside cocktails. In fact, these two tropical fruits contain enzymes that many of the world's most sought-after facialists and skincare specialists use in their treatments.

8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

David Zinczenko | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living
David Zinczenko

Yes, oats are loaded with carbs, but the release of those sugars is slowed by the fiber, and because oats also have 10 grams of protein per 1/2-cup serving, they deliver steady, muscle-friendly energy.

'Teaching People to Fish' Through Biotechnology

Richard Ha | Posted 09.09.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

Can you imagine: Local Kohala boy Dennis Gonsalves working with the Gates Foundation to help save lives of the poorest of the poor in sub-Saharan Africa?

Preparing for Climate Change: The Overview

Richard Ha | Posted 08.23.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

Food security has to do with farmers farming. If the farmers make money, the farmers will farm!

This Gardening App Has A Human Touch (And Just May Save Your Basil!)

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 05.03.2014 | Green

Right about now, many of us have grand aspirations for our summer gardens. Fresh pestos, fragrant rosemary and those vine-ripened beefsteak tomatoes w...

Hawaii County's Bill 113 & the Big Picture

Richard Ha | Posted 12.02.2013 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

We need to have, in the spirit of aloha, a serious discussion about food self-sufficiency for the island. We will need everyone's contribution to this effort. How can we achieve affordable food self-sufficiency? How can we leverage our year-round growing season?

An Enlightening Week In Laos

Adam Pervez | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel
Adam Pervez

After the prayers, rice was thrown all around and the white strings decorating the marigold centerpiece were taken by the villagers and put on my wrists.

Mitt Romney Is A 'Big Fan' of Vaginas... err Papaya

Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

What's so funny about papayas? That's probably what presidential candidate Mitt Romney was asking himself as he finished up an interview with Miami...