Profiles

Hashi Heroes Presented by Kamehameha Schools: Hawaii Ulu Cooperative

Hashi Heroes Presented by Kamehameha Schools: Hawaii Ulu Cooperative

Like the resilient, climate-positive ulu tree, the Hawaii Ulu Cooperative continued to grow in 2020, launching a new online store, developing products for sale through groceries, and partnering with chefs and schools to promote the versatility and health benefits of the fruit. General Manager Dana Shapiro spoke with HASHI about the ideas and inspiration behind the Cooperative, the latest developments with their new initiatives, and what’s next for the Cooperative as Hawaii begins to emerge from the pandemic.

Profile: Favia Wines

Profile: Favia Wines

The husband-and-wife, Andy Erickson and Annie Favia-Erickson, team approach wine from different perspectives; she cares for the vines and grapes as a viticulturist while he creates the finished product as a vintner. In 2003 they began Favia Wines, a Napa Valley winery that combines their skill sets and shared passion.

Girl Power

Girl Power

In 2017, 54 percent of people working in the food industry were women. But in the kitchen, that number dropped to 20 percent. Four acclaimed female chefs talk about their challenges, inspirations and the role of women on the line.

Stronger Together, Stronger Tomorrow

Stronger Together, Stronger Tomorrow

While the 10th anniversary Hawaii Food & Wine Festival (HFWF) last year looked and felt much different than in previous years, the mission remained resolute – to put a spotlight on Hawaii as a culinary destination and to showcase the very best of what Hawaii has to offer – its natural beauty, culture, food and people. This short video is a thank you to those of you who have trusted us to be good stewards of your contributions. It’s also a battle cry of hope for these resilient industries to continue to fight because we’re Stronger Together, Stronger Tomorrow.