Pala‘ai Recipe Ready Packs

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Make delicious meals in minutes with recipe-ready pala’ai (Hawai‘i-grown squash) – chopped, steamed, frozen, and individually packed in 12oz bags before shipping directly to your door!

  • Harvested at peak ripeness
  • Pre-cut, steamed & frozen to capture flavor and nutrients
  • Saves time & effort in the kitchen
  • Convenient zipper seal allows for easy portioning
  • Chef-approved recipe on the back
  • Supports small, family farmers in Hawaiʻi

Brighten your plate with delicious...

Make delicious meals in minutes with recipe-ready pala’ai (Hawai‘i-grown squash) – chopped, steamed, frozen, and individually packed in 12oz bags before shipping directly to your door!

  • Harvested at peak ripeness
  • Pre-cut, steamed & frozen to capture flavor and nutrients
  • Saves time & effort in the kitchen
  • Convenient zipper seal allows for easy portioning
  • Chef-approved recipe on the back
  • Supports small, family farmers in Hawaiʻi

Brighten your plate with delicious and nutritious palaʻai! Frozen squash can be quickly re-steamed and served as a side vegetable or thawed and incorporated into your favorite dishes, anytime. Perfect for easily baking pumpkin pies or cheesecakes, roasting with herbs and spices as a savory side, or making hearty soups and salads. Check out our recipe page if you're looking for more inspiration!

Although this crop typically has a long shelf life when fresh, it can be time consuming to prepare and hard to find locally grown in the market. Pre-steaming and freezing squash has its benefits: it maintains nutrients, texture and color, makes peeling the skin easier (though the skin is also nutritious and edible!), massively reduces prep time in the kitchen, and allows you to easily enjoy this superfood all year long. 

In an effort to restore Hawai‘i’s food security, sustainability, and climate resilience, we strive to support our 100+ small, family farmers in practicing regenerative agroforestry with ‘ulu (breadfruit) in the canopy and a plethora of other indigenous and ecologically suited crops – like pala‘ai – in the mid- and under-story.

Join our mission to revitalize Hawai’i-grown staples by placing an order today!

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