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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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Taste Our Love for Hawaiʻi

It has always been our dream to capture and share the hundreds of unique food and culture stories behind the talent—chefs, winemakers, mixologist, and producers—of the Hawaiʻi Food & Wine Festival. Our first magazine publication, Hashi, debuted with the 2019 Festival, followed by our digital platform, which launched in 2020. While we were able to capture stories through these opportunities, as well as some short form videos we produced over the years, nothing compares to the original series we debut this month.

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Chef’s Knives: Explained

“I was always told to use the proper tool for the proper job,” said chef Michael Mina, reflecting on the importance of correct knife use in the kitchen. Many chefs, including Mina, have perfected their knife skills to create the best dishes possible. “The saying was always small job, small knife, large job, large knife.” Knives are a very important chef’s tool, and the different types of knives as well as the different cuts are concepts that every chef, even those just starting at home, should understand.

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