Localizing Hawaii’s Food System

Our son won a National Geographic Explore Oahu essay and artwork contest, which instigated our rather unusual summer trip to the island, so we harvested our Inn Serendipity growing fields, dusted off our snorkel gear and prepared to savor papaya, mango and star fruit while staying in the cozy and spacious Pipeline Lodge at Waihuena Farm.

Fighting Homelessness with Sustainability

Courtesy Institute for Human Services Hawaii As part of the urban farming initiative at the Institute for Human Services Hawaii, residents grow vertical gardens, which provide food for the emergency shelter and help lower the building’s cooling costs. The state of Hawaii depends significantly on imported foods, due in large part to the high property […]