Meadow gold and two mainland dairies are being sued in federal court for falsely advertising mainland milk as locally produced.Read more
Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agriculture Services (FAS) calling on the agency to provide greater visibility to Hawaii macadamia nuts on its export list to foreign markets.
Hawaii farmers in the macadamia nut industry generated more than $36 million in revenue in 2013. Growth in this industry would expand business and employment opportunities in rural Hawaii communities. Industry leaders like Troy Keolanui, John Cross, and Richard Schnitzler applauded Congresswoman Gabbardâ€™s efforts to encourage FAS to prioritize macadamia nut exports.
â€œPromoting Hawaiian Macadamia nuts to foreign markets is a big boost to our industry, and we are grateful to Congresswoman Gabbard for again taking the lead to represent the farmers of Hawaii,â€ said Troy Keolanui, co-owner of the Hilo-based OK Farms.Read more
Nationally renown, Honolulu-based entrepreneur Wally Amos is returning to the business that made him “Famous Amos.” He posted the announcement on Facebook, where he’d accumulated the maximum 5,000 friends, asking them in turn to spread the word.
“I am re-entering cookie business,” Amos wrote. ” I will sell three flavors from my original recipe; chocolate chip, butterscotch chip pecans, [and] chocolate chip pecans.”
Amos launched the “Famous Amos” brand of cookies in 1975, starting with a cookie store in California and growing to find space on supermarket shelves across the country. His name and likeness became so synonymous with success that he found a career in public speaking and authoring books. Amos even appeared as himself in an episode of the ABC sitcom “Taxi” in 1981.Read more
Fusing all the things we love– food, shopping, music, art, cocktails and fun– Eat the Street (ETS) presents â€˜Nonstop Kakaâ€™akoâ€™ street festival, an urban multi-interactive total pop-up retail, food and entertainment experience.
Brought to you by StreetGrindz.com, in partnership with Kamehameha Schools and Nonstop Honolulu, the event is set for Saturday, October 22, from 4:00 â€“ 10:00 p.m in Kakaâ€™ako.
â€œAttendees will be able to satisfy all their senses at this street festival,â€ said event organizer Poni Askew. â€œPlus, we are excited to have this event designed by TLCâ€™s Trading Spaces very own host and designer Lauren Makk.â€
Food vendors nominated on the â€˜Best of Nonstop Honoluluâ€™s Best ofâ€™ list will be featured, along with many of ETSâ€™ most ono food trucks and street food vendors.Read more
Halekulani and Nobu Waikiki present Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Chef Wakiya and Chef Vikram Garg in a culinary benefit “For Japan: Culinary Artists for the Japan Relief Effort.â€
The event takes place Thursday, April 21, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. â€“ 8:30 p.m. at the Hau Terrace.Read more
The familiar blue-and-yellow can of Spam will get a makeover later this month when Hormel introduces a “limited edition” designRead more
In the wake of an ambitious and largely successful expansion across the Pacific, L&L will open its newest restaurant ThursdayRead more
Hoku’s, the signature restaurant at the Kahala Mandarin Oriental hotel, reclaimed top honors this year in the Hale `Aina Awards,Read more
Kenny’s Burgerhouse at the Kamehamaeha Shopping Center in Kalihi will serve its last sandwich tomorrow, after 40 years in operation.Read more