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How to Make the Best Kiawe Tea!

Of all the wild foods I have ever introduced people to, kiawe tea is by far the all-around favorite. No one can believe the sweetness is all natural, only coming from the beans of kiawe (Prosopis pallida), with nothing else added. So, I taught…
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Cycles Above and Below

Happy Full Moon! Here in Hawai'i nei this is the night of one of our fullest moons, Hoku (hōkū also meaning "star") with Mahina (moon) rising at sunset and setting at sunrise. According to the ancient Hawaiian Lunar Calendar it is an…
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Wild Amaranth Chimichurri – Eat Local Maui Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IG9wL5lnXnY&feature=youtu.be A montage of wild amaranth helps you see the many sizes and shapes this plant can take. This was Day 23 of eating 100% local foods from the Hawaiian Islands. Part of…
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Wild Foods Road to Hana – Eat Local Maui Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAloxMkKfag&feature=youtu.be Want to learn about edible invasive species along the Road to Hana? Did you know inkberry (Ardisia elliptica) is edible? How about false awa (Piper auritum),…
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Opening and Processing Coconuts – Eat Local Maui Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psXsn45g_yg&feature=youtu.be Start Day 3 of the Eat Local Maui Challenge foraging wild Chinese violet (Asystasia gangetica) greens, then learn how to open coconuts and get the rubber meat out. The coconut…
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Foraging in Kona, Hawaii

https://youtu.be/ueakV5xnFSI Interested in what wild foods you might find in Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii? Check out this video, made by my friend Ellard Resignato of the Culinary Edge TV. We had an absolute blast walking through…