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October 2010 Blog Posts (9)

Watada lectures series

Added by Aya H. Kimura on October 30, 2010 at 12:04pm — 3 Comments

Frances Moore Lappe on HPR

The speaker for the Watada Lectures this year, Frances Moore Lappe will be featured in HPR's Twonsquare, hosted by
Beth-Ann Kozlovich on November 4 (Thu).
Tune in at 5 pm and listen them discuss the food issues in Hawai'i and beyoond.

Added by Aya H. Kimura on October 30, 2010 at 11:26am — No Comments

About Frances Moore Lappé

Frances Moore Lappé is the author of 18 books including the Diet for a Small Planet, which has sold more than three million copies. She is the cofounder of three organizations including Food First: The Institute for

Food and Development Policy and the Small Planet Institute. The latter, which she leads with her daughter Anna Lappé, is a collaborative network for research and popular education seeking to bring democracy to

life. Frances and her daughter also have cofounded the Small… Continue

Added by Aya H. Kimura on October 30, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Makaweli Poi, now available at Kokua Market

The Makaweli Poi is available in the deli chill case in the back of the store.

Added by Kokua Market on October 26, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Get some seasonal veggies!

Squashes and pumpkins are the perfect healthy addition to your fall menus


Added by Kokua Market on October 16, 2010 at 1:34pm — No Comments

National Co-op Month

I just wanted to remind everyone that October is National Co-op Month. Kokua is proud to be part of this national and international movement. As the only natural foods cooperative in Hawaii, we have a unique opportunity to teach others about cooperative principles and practices.

In August, we… Continue

Added by Bradley Chun on October 10, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Kathy's Macrobiotic Cooking Demo

Kathy Maddux, long time store owner (since '76!), organic farmer, macrobiotic chef, and cooking teacher gave a stellar cooking demo using greens and other vegetables that are grown locally on the island.

Here are some of the highlights...

Kathy setting up

An assortment of the greens and other veggies she was using including kale*, collards*, and swiss chard*, in addition to corn*, fennel*, celery and carrots. (The *… Continue

Added by Kokua Market on October 6, 2010 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Diet for a small island: visioning food democracy in Hawai'i: Film Series!

Thanks Bradley for noting the film series!

The next two film showing are as follow.

October 11 (Mon) 7 pm

Power of Community: How Cuba survived peak oil (53 min)


Discussion to follow with Travis Idol, Associate Professor of Tropical Forestry at UH.

October 25 (Mon) 7 pm

Malama Haloa:…


Added by Aya H. Kimura on October 5, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

"Ingredients" screening on October 4, 2010

Just went to a wonderful screening of the film "Ingredients" at the Church of the Crossroads tonight. The film, which runs just 67 minutes gives a beautiful documentary about the modern local food movement. Following the screening, there was a question and answer session with the film's writer and director, Robert Bates. He actually lives in Hawaii and has recently filmed a new documentary about the local food movement in Hawaii. He had… Continue

Added by Bradley Chun on October 4, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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