Sugarcane expert will teach you all about the indigenous crop at free workshops
* Updated January 18, 11:04 AM
Two free in-person educational workshops focusing on Hawaiian sugarcane will take place on the island of Maui in February. The workshops feature Dr. Noa Lincoln, assistant professor of Indigenous Crops at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa and author of Kō: An Ethnobotanical Guide to Hawaiian Sugarcane Cultivars.
Dr. Lincoln will explain sugarcane’s lore, uses, identification of varieties and cultivation.
- Feb. 18: Maui Nui Botanical Gardens (150 Kanaloa Ave. in Kahului), 9 a.m. to noon, followed by lunch and talk story. To register or for information, contact [email protected]
- Feb. 19: Kahanu Garden (650 Ulaino Rd. in Hāna), 9 to 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch and talk story. At 12:30 p.m., cane collection and juicing is available until 4 p.m. To register or for information, contact [email protected]