Breadfruit Festival 2011 photos
Breadfruit Festival 2011--Ho'oulu ka 'Ulu, held September 24, 2011 at Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden in South Kona, was by all accounts a great success.The following photo essay gives highlights of the festival.
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"The Ho'oulu ka 'Ulu Project.“
Ho'oulu ka 'Ulu is a project to revitalize 'ulu (breadfruit) as an attractive, delicious, nutritious, abundant, affordable, and culturally appropriate food which addresses Hawai'i's food security issues. It is well known that Hawai'i imports about 90% of its food, making it one of the most food insecure states in the nation. Additionally, since the economic downturn of 2008, many families lack access to affordable and nutritious food. We believe that breadfruit is a key to solving Hawaii's food security problems.