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Lunar Planting Lecture at Kēōkea Farmers Market

July 20, 2017, 1:31 PM HST
* Updated July 20, 1:33 PM
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Kekoa Enomoto will discuss the Hawaiian tradition of farming by lunar phases at the Kēōkea Farmers Market on Saturday, July 29.

Kekoa Enomoto discusses cultivating by lunar phases 11 a.m. July 29 at the Keokea Farmers Market. She is a board member of event host Keokea Homestead Farm Lots Association. Photo Courtesy

Enomoto will discuss when to cultivate certain foods based on the Native Hawaiian lunar planting tradition during a free mini-lecture that will take place at 11 a.m.

Attendees can enter for a chance to win two 1.5×2-foot Native Hawiian lunar-planting calendars.

The Kēōkea Farmers Market takes place on the second and last Saturdays of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kēōkea nursery site, next to Grandma’s Coffee House. The twice-monthly market offers garden-fresh produce, crafts, food and rummage.

Two Hawaiian homelands nonprofits, the Kēōkea Homestead Farm Lots Association and Pa‘upena Community Development Corporation, co-sponsor the Kēōkea Farmers Market, with accompanying lectures through Dec. 30.

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Waiohuli homesteader Joylynn Paman will be “Taking a Look at Our Ahupua‘a System” at the Aug. 12 free mini-lecture.

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For a full lecture schedule or more information, contact Enomoto at 808-276-2713 or email [email protected].

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