Why Does Kunoa Beef Look Different Than Other Beef at the Store?

March 14, 2018

From time to time, we get questions about the color of beef. How should it look when you buy it? Why does the color change after I open the package? These are important questions, and the answer begins with a protein in beef called myoglobin.

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March Is the Time to Eat Localicious

March 4, 2018

Chefs are some of the biggest advocates of local food, and we love seeing the creative dishes they create with our Hawaii-raised meat. This month is a great time to sample what local chefs have been cooking up with local food lately.

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Homegrown Hawaii: Local I'a

February 9, 2018

Living on a string of islands, you would think buying local fish would be as easy as catching a wave at the beach. But it turns out only 37 percent of the seafood we consume in Hawaii comes from local fishing businesses. Finding that local fish isn’t always easy. The seafood industry is one of the least transparent subsets of the food industry, and the marketing around it can be confusing. For instance, there might be a big sign in the fish department that says “local fish” when only one type of fish in the counter is local.

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