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.
‘The work we do here is pono’
January 10, 2018
We are building a team of great employees who are passionate about sustainable local agriculture, and we want you to meet them. Today, we’re introducing Kamuela Barr. Kamu’s official title is Office Manager, but we consider him our air traffic controller. He handles many of the operations, administrative and customer care tasks that keeps Kunoa humming — always with a smile.
New Cuts Available, Just in Time for the Holidays
December 15, 2017
We are extremely excited to announce that new cuts of our Hawaii-grown beef are available at markets throughout Oahu and Maui. Now, in addition to ground beef, you’ll be able to find a variety of options, including chuck roast/steak, tenderloin steak, boneless New York steak, boneless ribeye steak, brisket, flank steak, tri tip, bottom round, eye of round, top sirloin and even marrow bones and beef liver.
10 Hawaii-Grown Holiday Gifts
November 21, 2017
The holidays are a great opportunity to support Hawaii foods and producers who are working hard to grow our local food system. Not only can you serve local foods for holiday celebrations, you can also find a lot of wonderful gifts made right here on the islands. We rounded up 10 gift ideas made from Hawaii-grown products.
Future Environmental Leaders Visit Kunoa
November 7, 2017
From time to time, we host tours of our meat processing facility for interested groups. We welcome this chance to get to know our customers and colleagues, share our approach to sustainable food production and help more people connect to our food system.