Slow Food Oʻahu Chinatown New Year’s Food Tour

Following the tour, we will enjoy lunch together at one of Chinatown’s fine restaurants. The family-style Chinese menu will include several dim sum items. Meal cost is included in the tour price. Please alert us in advance of any food restrictions. The meeting location and suggestions for parking will be emailed to ticket-holders 48 hours …

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Slow Food Oahu Annual Membership Meeting

Native Books in Chinatown 1164 Nuʻuanu Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii

Eating Our Way to Ono & Pono This year, we are pleased to introduce Jhana Young from Conservation International Hawaiʻi (CI Hawaiʻi) as our guest speaker. She was born and raised in Hawaiʻi and leads sustainable seafood initiatives in the islands, including the taʻape fish project and the Hawaiʻi Sustainable Seafood campaign. Jhana enjoys fishing, …

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Savory to Sweet: Cooking with ʻUlu workshop

Juicy Brew 3392 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii

We invite slow foodies and aspiring sustainable chefs to meet Jennifer Hee, who will demystify this fruit for Slow Food Oʻahu! Jennifer, a former chef at Juicy Brew, endeavored to use ‘ulu as much as possible in her dishes. Jennifer will teach attendees how to process ʻulu and use the flesh in a variety of …

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$15

Ko Hana Rum Distillers + Aquaponics Tour and Tasting

Kō Hana Distillers 92-1770 Kunia Road, #227, Kunia, HI, United States

Unique, behind-the-scenes Slow Food tour of Kō Hana Rum Distillers and Aquaponics FarmJoin Slow Food Oʻahu for a special, private tour with Kō Hana Distillers. In addition to the standard distillery tour, which will take us to the sugarcane garden, barrel house, and rum distillery, co-founder Jason Brand will show us around their neighboring aquaponics …

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Come to the Banana Festival at Waimea Valley / Ka Mai‘a ‘Ho‘olaule‘a

Waimea Valley 59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, HI, United States

Get ready for a celebration at the Banana Festival, Ka Mai‘a ‘Ho‘olaule‘a, at Waimea Valley. Only $10. Includes admission to Waimea Valley.“The festival engaged the senses—seeing the number of people in attendance reminded me that bananas are the most widely consumed fruit in the world; listening to the conversations at the information booths demonstrated interest …

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Free

Volunteer for the 2023 Banana Fest at Waimea Valley

Waimea Valley 59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, HI, United States

Get ready to have a "peeling" good time at Waimea Valley on Oct 21, as we gather to volunteer for the epic Banana Fest, celebrating bananasDear Friends and fellow Banana Lovers,First, I would like to thank you so much for your support of last year’s inaugural Hoolaulea Maia/Banana Festival in Waimea Valley. It was a …

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Free

Slow Food Oahu Chinatown Food Tour

Our popular Chinatown tour is back! Explore history, culture, and food traditions. Food tastings and restaurant lunch included.Our popular Chinatown tour is back! Explore the history, culture, and food traditions of Honolulu's Chinatown at the time of the fall Moon Festival. • Shop the colorful markets to learn about seafood, fresh produce, and traditional foods. …

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Introducing: Slow Sips Pau Hana!

Kalihi Beer 740 Moowaa Street, #Suite A, Honolulu, HI, United States

Unwind from the week and meet friends of the Slow Food community at our new pau hana series: Slow Sips!Introducing: Slow Sips Pau Hana!Want to meet fellow food lovers? Join Slow Food Oʻahu on Friday, October 6, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. for a casual gathering at Kalihi Beer. We’re starting a new pau hana …

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Free

Kōkua Learning Farm Tour and Workday

Kōkua Learning Farm 66-71 Achiu Ln, Haleiwa, HI, United States

Learn more about Kōkua Learning Farm, get your hands in the soil and mingle with fellow volunteers!Join us on Saturday, September 30 at Kōkua Learning Farm in Haleʻiwa for a farm tour and workday with the Slow Food Oʻahu community! Get your hands in the soil, help grow and learn more about the farm, then …

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Kōkua Learning Farm Tour

Kōkua Learning Farm 66-71 Achiu Ln, Haleiwa, HI, United States

Join us on Saturday, September 30, at Kōkua Learning Farm in Haleʻiwa for a farm tour and workday with the Slow Food Oʻahu community! Get your hands in the soil, help grow, and learn more about the farm, then mingle with volunteers afterward during our potluck. Covering seven acres with a variety of eco-zones, the Kōkua Learning Farm …

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Learn How To Fillet, Prep, and Can Ahi

Join us on Saturday, August 12, for a hands-on experience and learn the art of filleting, prepping, and canning Ahi tuna like a pro!Slow Food Oahu continues its tradition of education on preparing local foods. We have 75# of Big Eye Ahi that we will be working with, along with two giant pressure cookers and …

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Hookuaaina Farm Walking Tour

Hoʻokuaʻāina 916E Auloa Road, Kailua, HI, United States

Join us for an fun and educational stroll through Hookuaaina Farm in Maunawili, where you'll learn about sustainable Hawaiian farming.Join us at Hoʻokuaʻāina for a “talk and walk” around the kalo lo`i. Located on the east side in Maunawili Valley, Hoʻokuaʻāina is a nonprofit, founded in 2011, working to grow a healthy community through the …

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Sweet Land Farm Summer Tour

Sweet Land Farm 65-1031 Kaukonahua Road, Waialua, HI, United States

Welcome to the Sweet Land Farm Summer Tour! Get ready to experience the beauty of Waialua, explore the beautiful farm and meet the goats!Sweet Land Farm is O‘ahu’s top producer of award-winning goat cheese. Co-founder Emma McCaulley, and her friendly and knowledgeable farm guides, have prepared a special 1 1/2 hour tour around the farm, …

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Free

Ma’o Organic Farms Tour & Lunch

86-148 Puhawai Rd 86-148 Puhawai Road, Waianae, HI, United States

Tour Ma‘o Farms new facilities in Waianae. Lunch included.Ma‘o is Oahu’s preeminent organic farm, conceived of in 2000. This Waianae farm has focused on much more than growing fruits and vegetables over these twenty years. It has had a major impact on its community by providing education, jobs, wellness, training and community renewal. For more …

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Slow Food Oahu Annual Membership Meeting

Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden 45-680 Luluku Road, Kaneohe, Hawaii

We will hold our annual meeting at Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden's Kahua Nui Pavilion, a sheltered picnic area on the mauka side of the road in the Africa section. There will be ample tables for our usual ono potluck and lots of parking. Jason Chow, a local butcher and former Terra Madre delegate (2018) will give a talk …

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Mai‘a ‘Ho‘olaule‘a / Banana Festival 2022

Waimea Valley 59-864 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, HI, United States

Hawai‘i Banana Source, Slow Food Oahu, and Hawai’i SEED, with our partner Hi’ipa, host the free inaugural Mai‘a ‘Ho‘olaule‘a/Banana Fest.While most of us are familiar with local apple bananas and the ubiquitous Central American Chiquita, few of us have ever eaten a Hawaiian banana or enjoyed a savory banana dish. We hope to remedy that …

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Ahi Canning Class from Slow Food Oahu

Learn How To Fillet, Prep, and Can Ahi Slow Food Oahu is proud to present Jeremy Brown who is conducting this class. He is a Slow Fisher who has taught this canning class all over the country, as well as in Turin, Italy for Slow Food. Bring pupu and beverage if you would like to …

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$25

Monthly Urban Foraging with Dr. Nat and Slow Food O’ahu

Meet in the hiker parking lot at the entrance to the Makiki Forest Recreation Area Makiki Forest Recreation Area, [Please do _not_ enter Hawaii Nature Center's building or parking lot.], Honolulu, HI, United States

Introducing monthly foraging with Dr. Nat Bletter!  By popular request, Slow Food O'ahu is offering monthly foraging for the really slow foodies out there!  Foraging tours will be held at different locations month to month for variety.  Even if you've done this tour before, join us again for a tour at a different location! Nature …

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Monthly Urban Foraging with Dr. Nat and Slow Food O’ahu

Meet in the hiker parking lot at the entrance to the Makiki Forest Recreation Area Makiki Forest Recreation Area, [Please do _not_ enter Hawaii Nature Center's building or parking lot.], Honolulu, HI, United States

Introducing monthly foraging with Dr. Nat Bletter!  By popular request, Slow Food O'ahu is offering monthly foraging for the really slow foodies out there!  Foraging tours will be held at different locations month to month for variety.  Even if you've done this tour before, join us again for a tour at a different location! Nature …

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Pairing Food with Olive Oil – Workshop presented by Slow Food O’ahu

Ward Center 1200 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, HI, United States

Pairing Food with Olive Oil - a workshop offered by Slow Food O'ahuPairing Food with Olive Oil - a workshop offered by Slow Food O’ahuPresented by Angèl Foster of Island Olive Oil Company Sunday, February 9, 5:30-7:30 pm.If you’ve ever wondered which Extra Virgin Olive Oils go best with different dishes, this workshop is for …

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Slow Food O’ahu Chinese New Year Food Tour and Lunch in Chinatown

Maunakea Street Chinatown, Honolulu, Honolulu, HI, United States

Join us on our exciting Slow Food Chinatown Tour, at the time of Chinese New Year of the Rat. Explore the history, culture, and food traditions of Honolulu's Chinatown. Shop its markets to learn about seafood, fresh produce, and traditional foods. Visit bakeries, noodle factories, specialty shops, temples and historic sites. Sample local foods such …

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Slow Food O’ahu Annual Meeting

da Shop: books + curiosities 3565 Harding Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

Spend part of your morning and afternoon tasting the culinary talents of your Slow Food O'ahu Ohana at our annual potluck! Come talk story!Please join Slow Food O'ahu for our annual meeting and potluck on Sunday January 19, 2020 from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. at da Shop in Kaimuki. We're poised to bring you another …

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Monthly Foraging with Nat and Slow Food O’ahu

Meet in the hiker parking lot at the entrance to the Makiki Forest Recreation Area Makiki Forest Recreation Area, [Please do _not_ enter Hawaii Nature Center's building or parking lot.], Honolulu, HI, United States

Introducing monthly foraging with Nat Bletter!  By popular request, Slow Food O'ahu is offering monthly foraging for the really slow foodies out there!  Foraging tours will be held at different locations month to month for variety.  Even if you've done this tour before, join us again for a tour at a different location!Nature provides seasonal …

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Culinary Breeding Network: Variety Showcase Oahu!

Ohi’a Cafeteria, Kapiolani Community College 4303 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI, United States

GoFarm Hawai'i + Culinary Breeding Network are back at it again bringing you the 2nd VARIETY SHOWCASE OAHU! This event is an interactive mixer to build community between plant breeders, researchers, new & established sustainable farmers, ranchers, fishers, food artisans and eaters.  It's a one-of-a-kind experience where attendees taste new, unique, traditional and in-development vegetables, …

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Talk and Tasting by Kusuma Coorey on Accompaniments

da Shop: books + curiosities 3565 Harding Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

Join da Shop for an author talk + tasting followed by book signing with Kusuma Coorey, who will be flying in from Sri Lanka. Her book Accompaniments: Chutneys, Relishes, Pickles, Sambals, and Preserves (UH Press) will be available for sale at da Shop, 3565 Harding Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96816 Luscious mango chutney spiced with Ceylon cinnamon, cloves, …

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Limu Festival

From November 14 to the 16th 2019 Nā Mamo O Mū`olea is hosting the 10th annual Hāna Limu Festival in Hana, Maui, that honors Dr. Isabella Kauakea Aiona a marine biologist and researcher. For more information, contact Claudia Kalaola, wehi@kalaola.com.

What to Eat? Dietary Advice Meets Public Policy with Marion Nestle

John F. Kennedy Theatre 1770 East-West Road, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI, United States

Eat more superfoods, probiotics, fermented foods, omega 3’s; eat less meat, more vegetables and eat locally grown. Are these dictates important to your health and wellness?  “What to Eat: Dietary Advice Meets Food Politics” is the topic of a free public program to be presented by nutrition expert, educator and award-winning author Marion Nestle on …

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Free

Waimea Seed Exchange

Waimea Valley Road Waimea Valley Road, Haleiwa, HI, United States

Come to The Waimea Valley Seed Exchange, where we share our knowledge, experiences, and of course our seeds and clippings. This year we have sessions on Backyard Beekeeping, the importance of local seed selection and the danger of radical diversity. Held in the beautiful and historic Waimea Valley the Seed Exchange is an important part …

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Free

Monthly Foraging with Nat and Slow Food O’ahu

Hawaii Nature Center 2131 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, HI, United States

Introducing monthly foraging with Nat Bletter!  By popular request, Slow Food O'ahu is offering monthly foraging for the really slow foodies out there!  Foraging tours will be held at different locations month to month for variety.  Even if you've done this tour before, join us again for a tour at a different location! Nature provides …

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Whole Hog Butcher Demo and Dinner

Mud Hen Water 3452 Waialae Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

Whole Hog Butcher Demo & Collaboration Dinner by The Local General Store & Mud Hen Water Join us for a special collaborative event featuring a whole hog butcher demo and dinner by Jason Chow and Harley Tunac of The Local General Store and Alika Chung, Chef de Cuisine of Mud Hen Water! Learn how to …

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$95.00 - $115.00

Monthly Foraging with Nat and Slow Food O’ahu

Hawaii Nature Center 2131 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, HI, United States

Introducing monthly foraging with Nat Bletter!  By popular request, Slow Food O'ahu is offering monthly foraging for the really slow foodies out there!  Foraging tours will be held at different locations month to month for variety.  Even if you've done this tour before, join us again for a tour at a different location! Nature provides …

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Slow Food Oahu Chinatown Moon Festival Tour and Lunch

Maunakea Street Chinatown, Honolulu, Honolulu, HI, United States

Join us on our exciting Slow Food Chinatown Tour, at the time of the fall Moon (Harvest) Festival. Explore the history, culture, and food traditions of Honolulu's Chinatown. Shop its markets to learn about seafood, fresh produce, and traditional foods. Visit bakeries, noodle factories, specialty shops, temples and historic sites. Sample local foods such as …

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Monthly Foraging with Nat and Slow Food O’ahu

Hawaii Nature Center 2131 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, HI, United States

Introducing monthly foraging with Nat Bletter!  By popular request, Slow Food O'ahu is offering monthly foraging for the really slow foodies out there!  Foraging tours will be held at different locations month to month for variety.  Even if you've done this tour before, join us again for a tour at a different location! Nature provides …

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Cookbook Club – Six Seasons

da Shop: books + curiosities 3565 Harding Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

a cookbook club at a bookshop! featuring homemade dishes and discussion from the book Six Seasons by Joshua McFadden

Free

Hawaii Regional Cuisine – Author Talk & Book Signing

da Shop: books + curiosities 3565 Harding Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

Join us for a book release, author talk story and book signing with Samuel H. Yamashita at da Shop on Saturday, July 20.

Free

Monthly Foraging with Nat and Slow Food O’ahu

Hawaii Nature Center 2131 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, HI, United States

Introducing monthly foraging with Nat Bletter!  By popular request, Slow Food O'ahu is offering monthly foraging for the really slow foodies out there!  Foraging tours will be held at different locations month to month for variety.  Even if you've done this tour before, join us again for a tour at a different location! Nature provides …

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Chilis 101

Palolo 2428 Waiomao Rd, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

Chili peppers are at their peak with the hot summer weather. What better way than to explore the exciting world of chilis in a class led by our resident home gardener, foraging adventure leader and flavormeister, Nat Bletter, PhD.  Currently, Nat grows 30 kinds of chilis in his garden.  He has graciously offered to lend his …

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Slow Book Club – June Meeting – Jefferson’s Crème Brûlée

da Shop: books + curiosities 3565 Harding Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

This fascinating culinary biography recounts Thomas Jefferson’s 1784 agreement with his slave James Hemings. As the American Ambassador to Paris, Jefferson brought Hemings to Paris to master the art of French cooking. In exchange for his cooperation, Jefferson granted Hemings his freedom. Hemings apprenticed under master French chefs while Jefferson studied the cultivation of French …

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Free

Monthly Foraging with Nat and Slow Food O’ahu

Hawaii Nature Center 2131 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, HI, United States

Introducing monthly foraging with Nat Bletter!  By popular request, Slow Food O'ahu is offering monthly foraging for the really slow foodies out there!  Foraging tours will be held at different locations month to month for variety.  Even if you've done this tour before, join us again for a tour at a different location! Nature provides …

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Sweet Land Farm Goat Dairy Tour, Cheese Tasting and Luncheon

Sweet Land Farm 65-1031 Kaukonahua Road, Waialua, HI, United States

Emma Bello, 2018 Terra Madre delegate, welcomes Slow Food Oahu members and friends to a special tour, cheese tasting and luncheon at her Waialua Dairy. Sign in will begin at 10:30am, followed by a tour of the dairy at 11am. Cheese tasting follows--we will be offered a variety of Emma's cheeses, including chevre, tomme and …

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Poke Workshop + talk story lunch with author Martha Cheng

da Shop: books + curiosities 3565 Harding Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

Freelance writer and Honolulu Magazine's dining editor Martha Cheng will lead participants through the fundamentals of the popular Hawai‘i classic, poke. Working out of her recent book, The Poke Cookbook: The Freshest Way to Eat Fish, she will discuss poke’s traditions and history as well as its recent rise in popularity around the world. The …

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Monthly Foraging with Nat and Slow Food O’ahu

Hawaii Nature Center 2131 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, HI, United States

Introducing monthly foraging with Nat Bletter!  By popular request, Slow Food O'ahu is offering monthly foraging for the really slow foodies out there!  Foraging tours will be held at different locations month to month for variety.  Even if you've done this tour before, join us again for a tour at a different location! Nature provides …

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Knife Skills 102—Mastering the Fundamentals

da Shop: books + curiosities 3565 Harding Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

Chef Grant Sato, award-winning Faculty of the KCC Culinary Department and popular host of “What’s Cooking Hawaii”, will lead this second course in our series of Knife Skills Workshops. Chef Sato will explain the tools of the trade and then take a deep dive into both the basic and advanced knife strokes every chef should …

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Dumplings All Day Wong: A Dumpling Workshop with Chef Lee Anne Wong

da Shop: books + curiosities 3565 Harding Avenue, Honolulu, HI, United States

Lee Anne Wong, of Koko Head Café and author of Dumplings All Day Wong, will be leading this first Slow Food Oahu workshop on the delights of dumplings. Join us for an afternoon of dumpling making where we will explore and try our hand at making dumplings with the three major methods: pan-fried, steamed, and …

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Monthly Foraging with Nat and Slow Food O’ahu

Hawaii Nature Center 2131 Makiki Heights Drive, Honolulu, HI, United States

Introducing monthly foraging with Nat Bletter!  By popular request, Slow Food O’ahu is offering monthly foraging for the really slow foodies out there!  Foraging tours will be held at different locations month to month for variety.  Even if you’ve done this tour before, join us again for a tour at a different location! Nature provides …

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