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Want Hawaii To Be Less Dependent On Imported Food? Change Your Diet
May 23, 2021 (Civil Beat) - The first time Dana Shapiro cooked breadfruit, she wasn’t terribly impressed. Shapiro bought one of the hard, football-sized fruits at a farmers market on...Read more
Hawaii’s Revival of Breadfruit Feeds the Future
March 18, 2021 (Life & Thyme) - In Hawaii, experts look toward an ancient fruit, breadfruit, and old techniques to solve a modern problem. Read the full article on lifeandthyme.com (paywall)Read more
Hashi Heroes: Hawaii Ulu Cooperative
March 18, 2021 (Hashi) Like the resilient, climate-positive ulu tree, the Hawaii Ulu Cooperative continued to grow in 2020, launching a new online store, developing products for sale through groceries,...Read more
March-April 2021 (Maui Magazine) - The importance of Hawaiian food security cannot be underestimated. Here’s how one local ranch teamed up with seven eager students to support the Islands’ families in need. ...Read more
Will the Pandemic Fix Hawaii?
March 6, 2021 (Outside) - Parts of the state have been overrun by tourists for years. When COVID-19 hit, the islands got a much needed pause. Will it change the future of tourism there for good?Read more
How Do You ‘Ulu?
March 2, 2021 (Big Island Now) - The Hawai‘i ‘Ulu Cooperative (HUC) plans to use recently awarded grant funding and community partnerships to create engagement and educational opportunities for Hawai‘i...Read more
HVCA 2021 Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year
Congratulations to Dana Shapiro, general manager at the Hawaii ‘Ulu Co-op for being recognized as HVCA's 2021 Social Impact Entrepreneur of the Year.Read more
Worker Co-ops Can Lead The Way To A Healthier And More Just Economy
February 2, 2021 (Civil Beat) - The Hawaii Ulu Cooperative is revitalizing Hawaii’s indigenous food systems as a farmer-owned, competitive supply chain and market for local breadfruit and other regenerative crops.Read more