Sustainability

Ocean-To-Plate Dinner This Wednesday, Last in 2008 Series

This Wednesday, November 12, 2008, marks the last Alan Wong's Restaurant "Farmer Series Dinner" at the aforementioned King Street location. Let it be said that this groundbreaking concept orchestrated by one of Hawaii's most celebrated chefs is perhaps the best way to really taste what is happening in and around Hawaii.

Big Island Speaks to the Eco Traveler Through Technology

It's no secret that Hawai'i, much like the world's most beautiful and diverse ecosystems, has an incredibly fragile landscape. Factor in that we're North America's #1 travel destination, and the dilemma isn't hard to see: How do we keep our environment as pristine as possible (read: not trampled upon), yet continue to appeal to savvy travelers and their en masse arrivals?

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Jean-Michel Cousteau Society Teams With Ritz-Carlton Kapalua

Furthering the effort to educate visitors to Maui on why Kapalua is so culturally significant, the Ritz-Carlton Kapalua has launched an "Ambassadors of the Environment" program in partnership with the renowned Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society. This marks Cousteau's first venture in the State of Hawaii.

Big Island Coffee Places Best in Global Show

For those who haven't heard the rather electrifying news, two of our own Hawaii-grown coffee farms ranked among the world's best specialty coffees at a recent global competition.

Wong's Farmer Series Dinner Spotlights Leeward O'ahu Finds

It's time for Alan Wong's next "Farmer Series Dinner", and if you haven't made it to one of these spectacular events, you should make a point of it—for many reasons. First, Wong is perhaps the most innovative chef on the islands at the moment.

Shop Smart: Winning The Label Game

By Health & Wellness Correspondent Abby Royce

When it comes to eating healthy, there is an ever-expanding array of information. And it can seem at times like the more we learn about our options, the more complex the decision making process becomes.

Buy Local, Live Longer: Made in Hawaii Fest 2008

Everybody knows fresh tastes better. Living on the islands, I find one day old fish is rather unacceptable to my palate; I'm sure most would agree. In that same vein of thinking, could you imagine if we had the luxury of demanding only the freshest of meat and vegetables?

Kick Start a Healthy, "Greener" Summer

Abigail Royce Reports on Hawaii's Green Festivals

We all want to get on the green bandwagon. But sometimes getting started on that new health regimen, or switching over to "greener" home and garden products sounds great in theory.

Meet Richard Ha: Big Isle Farmer That's Changing The World...

...One Tomato at a Time

In our never-ending quest to provide you, dear reader, with the latest and greatest in sustainable culinary happenings (among other things), we came across a rather unique individual whom we felt compelled to share with you.

A Wong First: Farmer Series Dinners

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