Slow Food Waiahole Tour and Luau – August 16

Slow Food Waiahole Tour and Luau – August 16
Bishop Homestead, Waiahole Valley 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Hanale Bishop and Meghan Au, two of Hawaii’s 2014 Terra Madre delegates are hosting our first luau at their farm and home, Homestead Poi.

The proceeds from this event will help fund future Terra Madre delegates in 2016.For our August event, there will be a tour of the farm and a home grown meal featuring limu and Samoan crab salad, ginger chocolate ulu kulolo, wild boar, Alaska salmon lomi lomi, poke, ulu and kalo poi, mamaki tea, lau lau, and more.  Our menu will continue to take shape as we gather the freshest ingredients from around the island.  Our contributors to-date include Ma’o Organic Farms, Madre Chocolate, Olive Tree Cafe, Big Wave Tomatoes, Paepae o He’eia.

Homestead Poi focuses on feeding Waiahole, O’ahu by providing poi and produce to community members at Ben Parker Farmer’s Market.  Surplus poi and produce extend to Kailua, O’ahu members through Hale Ke Aloha ‘Ai Pono and Mo’ili’ili folks at Kokua Market on King Street.

Homestead Poi is founded by Hanale M. Bishop, taro farmer and singer/songwriter.  Hanale is partners at the farm with his father Daniel Bishop and Chance Tom. Poi-making helpers include his Bishop brothers and his girlfriend, Meghan Au.

The event will be limited to 45 ticket holders. The cost is $60 for members, $75 for non-members.  The cost is all-inclusive for food.  We encourage you to bring your own beverages.  To sign up, go to  If you would like to bring a child, please email us at to discuss a reduced price.

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