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Community members share their stories centered around food and agriculture in Hawaii.

Honolulu Civil Beat in partnership with UH West Oahu’s Sustainable Community Food Systems Program and Waiwai Collective present a special evening of stories told by folks whose lives have been greatly influenced by Hawaii’s food systems.

Join us for the first in-person Hawaii Storytellers since January 2020. At this limited-seating event, attendees will embark on a journey through Hawaii’s food systems from the soil to the plate, told through stories from folks whose lives impact and have been influenced by food in our islands.

Please read below for Covid protocols.

Check out a few clips from previous Hawaii Storytellers in this highlight reel.

Event Timeline:

5 – 6 p.m. – OUTDOORS Interactive activities, music and food.

  • Music performed by Rainbow Ulii
  • Ulu & Kalo Bakery
  • NuiKealoha Catering
  • Kuaʻāina Ulu ʻAuamo (KUA)
  • Paepae O Heʻeia
  • Kahumana Farms
  • Hawaii Banana Source

6 – 7:45 p.m. – INDOOR Storytelling program.

Covid Protocols:

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination will be required to attend this event and vaccination cards will be checked at the door, so don’t forget to bring them with you!

Masks must be worn inside and is encouraged outside unless eating or drinking.

“Hawaii Grown” is funded in part by grants from the Ulupono Fund at the Hawaii Community Foundation and the Frost Family Foundation.

Parking Directions: Ka Waiwai Parking is located on the makai side of the Varsity Building. The entrance to the lot is located off of Coyne Street. Parking is $6.

***if you park in any of the lots located on the mauka side of the building you will need to self pay at the self pay station. They will ticket/tow in these lots if you do not pay.

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services (i.e., sign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact Civil Beat at 808-737-2300 or email your request for an interpreter to membership@civilbeat.org at least 4 business days prior to the event.

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