Local Foods


A collection of stories on local food producers, brought to you by The Hawaii Independent and Whole Foods.

A tale of two foods

Why the legislature should support the perpetuation of taro by providing opportunities for growers to get on the land. Read More »

Emily Kandagawa
Reconnecting with mother chocolate
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The latest piece in our series on local food producers is sweet, or sometimes semi-sweet. Whole Foods x The Hawaii Independent Read More »

Sumida Farm embraces the past and future of agriculture in Hawaii

This story is presented in partnership with Whole Foods. Read More »

Barb Forsyth
David Sumida, above, gives a tour of his watercress farm. A study in contrasts: Sumida Farm lies amidst the sprawl of Pearlridge Center in Aiea