Educational Videos

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Watch our NEW educational video series, E hālāwai i ‘ulu - Get to know breadfruit! This project is a collaboration with the Hawai‘i Farm to School Hui / Hawai‘i Public Health Institute and supported by the Patagonia Foundation. The purpose of the series is to foster greater utilization of ‘ulu in Hawai‘i, and to increase public awareness of the crop’s history and benefits for the islands. 

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About the Hawaiʻi ʻUlu Cooperative

What exactly is a cooperative and how does it benefit small-scale farmers? In this video, these questions are answered by our General Manager, Dana Shapiro, and other important members of our organization. Watch and learn about how you can join the co-op community!

 

Meet Hawai‘i ‘Ulu’s Farmers

Meet a few of Hawai‘i’s ‘ulu farmers, the backbone of the islands’ emergent breadfruit industry. Like the overall agriculture sector in Hawai‘i, our ‘ulu farmers tend to be small-scale, highly diversified growers, with a passion for stewarding the ‘āina and feeding our communities.

 

‘Ulu and Sustainability

‘Ulu has the potential to help increase Hawai‘i’s long-term resilience, health, food security, and community economic vitality. In this video, we hear from composting extraordinaire and founder of Ma‘ona Community Garden, Chantal Chung, as well as Dr. Noa Lincoln of the University of Hawai‘i and co-op manager, Dana Shapiro, about why ‘ulu may be the answer to islands’ our sustainability woes.

 

Nutritional Benefits of ‘Ulu

Did you know that the traditional Polynesian diet was among the healthiest in the world? Learn why ‘ulu, one of Hawai‘i’s indigenous staples, is a powerhouse of nutrition by listening to the mana‘o of registered dietitian, Jodie Leslie Matsou, and Dr. Carol Titcomb, pediatrician at the Waimānalo Health Center. This video also features the pioneering work of the Kona Community Hospital to bring the nutritional benefits of ‘ulu to its patients and the broader community.

 

Please share your feedback on the videos via this form!

To view all our videos please visit our YouTube channel.