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Kalo: Through the Eyes of a Hawaiian, with Hōkūao Pellegrino

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   May 18th, 2011 · No Comments · Maui News

By Wendy Osher

Kalo, File photo by Wendy Osher.

The unique varieties and extraordinary significance of kalo (taro) in Hawai’i comes to life through the eyes of Hawaiian kalo farmer, Hōkūao Pellegrino.

Pelegrino will lead a kalo workshop at the Maui Nui Botanical Gardens on Saturday, June 4th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Participants will have the opportunity to pound kalo into poi and try a fresh sample from the Gardens.

The workshop is made possible through a partnership with the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority.

Reservations required and a workshop fee applies. Call 249-2798 or email info@mnbg.org for details. The Maui Nui Botanical Gardens is located at 150 Kanaloa Avenue in Kahului.

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