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Episode 4: Kalo Journey”

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EPISODE 4: Kalo Journey follows five talented chefs from across the country on a once-in-a-lifetime exploration of kalo (taro)—learning about kalo’s important connection to community, culture and aina and reimagining this everyday food source for creative culinary uses. Guided by Earl Kawaa, Chefs Bonny Davis, Ben Ford, Michael Ginor, Dean James Max and Jason Peel spent time with kalo farmers on Oahu & Kauai—working in the loi and learning how to clean, cook and prepare kalo the traditional way—to inspire their own innovative kalo dishes.

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Publisher’s Note

Celebrating Resilience

Celebrating Resilience

The 2022 Festival theme, Celebrating Resilience, is about our collective ability, as a community and as a human race, to recover from the challenges and devastation left behind by COVID-19. Food and wine lives at the heart of every city, town and village across the world, and it is our industry professionals that keep this heart beating through extraordinary circumstances.

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Bringing Kalo to the World

Bringing Kalo to the World

Five chefs earned their place on a once-in-a-lifetime journey exploring kalo through the Kalo Recipe Contest… see how their recipes are bringing more than poi to the people! 

Taste Our Love for Hawai’i Episode 3 Premieres June 23

Taste Our Love for Hawai’i Episode 3 Premieres June 23

Episode 3: Aqua + Culture, explores Hawaii’s long legacy as a center of innovation in aquaculture. Acclaimed chefs Niki Nakayama and Carole Iida Nakayama of two Michelin-starred restaurant n/naka in Los Angeles, and local chef Mark Pomaski—sushi chef and owner of Moon & Turtle in Hilo, HI—embark on an exploration of Hawaii’s past and present through its 800-year history of aquaculture.


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