All About ‘Uala (Sweetpotato)

January 19, 2013 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Puanui (off the Kohala Mountain Road-Meet at Kohala Intergenerational Center
Kamehameha Park
Kapaau,HI 96755
Free, Registration Required

Did you know that the Kohala Dryland Field System was once one of the keys to Kohala’s food security? Native Hawaiians grew tons of ‘uala (sweetpotato) in the Kohala Field System. There used to be over 200 varieties of sweetpotato, today there are about 20. Come take advantage of this opportunity to learn from the ‘uala experts—Kehaulani Marshall and Ala Lindsey—about this amazing Hawaiian agricultural system. Includes ‘uala variety tasting and cuttings to take home.

Free, but advance registration required.  Please click here to register, or call Karla at 808-224-1404.

Meet at Kohala Intergenerational Center at 8:30 am sharp to carpool to Puanui.


The Sustainable Saturdays Series is co-sponsored with Sustainable Kohala

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