GET Local Video Cooking Contest

Video Cooking Contest

The purpose of this contest is to increase knowledge of food safety and preparation, enhance understanding of the farm-to-table concept, and strengthen understanding of the importance of buying locally grown products. Your goal is to create a 5-7 minute video that showcases a local commodity (plant or animal) and demonstrates the successful completion of a healthful recipe.

2024 Contest
BBQ Kalua Pork Sandwich-Pineapple Slaw-Ulu Fries
2024 Contest Recipes
Recipes from the 2024 contest include BBQ Kalua Pulled Pork Sandwich w/ Spicy Pineapple Slaw and Ulu Fries; Ulu in Coconut Milk with Cheese, Beans, and Eggs; Molokai Kalo Poke; Ka~Ra Kim~Chi; Green Salad with Figs and Quail Eggs; Calamansi Goat Cheese Cheesecake; Ulu Gnocchi; Banana Oat Chocolate Chip Cooking With Dried Fruit and Ginger; Pineapple Cheesecake; and Mango Sherbet.
Photo Ulu in Coconut Milk w_Cheese, Beans & Eggs
2024 Contest Winners
Congratulations to this year’s winners

  • Kalia Harris
  • Tina Sumtsova
  • Cara Egami
  • Ezekiel Lani
How to Enter
  1. Complete the Registration Form
  2. Read the Rules and Guidelines
  3. Review the Judging Rubric
  4. Check out the Contest Resources
  5. Select and research your local commodity
  6. Create a healthful recipe
  7. Film yourself preparing and cooking your recipe
  8.  Submit your video  to have it be added to our GET Local YouTube playlist
2023 Contest
Photo of Eggplant Adobo

Contest Recipes 2023
Recipes from the 2023 contest include Eggplant Adobo and Banana Cream Squares.

2023 Contest Winners
Congratulations to this year’s winners – Noah de la Pena (Kauai) and Jayden Hashizume (O‘ahu).

2022 Contest
Photo of Sweet Potato Mochi

Contest Recipes 2022
Recipes from the 2022 contest include Sweet Potato Mochi, Lawai Prawn Pasta, Zucchini Meatballs, and Farm-to-Table Yogurt.

2022 Contest Winners
Congratulations to this year’s winners – Rylie Ann Hashizume (O‘ahu) in the Upper Division and Noah de la Pena (Kauai) for the Lower Division.

2021 Contest
Photo of Ozoni Soup

Contest Recipes 2021
Recipes include Butter-Free Banana Bread, Ozoni soup, Local Sweet Potato Bowl, Hawaiian Ambrosia Salad, Hamburger Curry, Lava Cake, Palani Tacos, Mango Strawberry Smoothie, Papaya Breakfast Boats, and Hawaiian Fried Rice.

2021 Contest Winners
Congratulations to this year’s winners – Rylie Ann Hashizume (O‘ahu) in the Upper Division and Jayden Hashizume (O‘ahu) for the Lower Division.

2020 Contest
Photo of Green Papaya Salad with Shrimp

Contest Recipes 2020
Recipes from the 2020 contest include Citrus Asian Mahi Medley, Green Papaya Salad, Mango Salsa, Banana Blossoms Fishballs, Banana Macadamia Nut Crisp, Hawaiian Style Poke and Steamed Kalo, and Kalua Pork Taro Hash Patties.

2020 Contest Winners
Congratulations to high school co-winners Emma Ching (O‘ahu) and Luke de la Pena (Kaua‘i) and middle school winner Sophia Kato (Maui).

2019 Contest
Photo of Taro Soup
2019 Contest Winners Recipes from the 2019 contest include Taro Squash Soup, Pinakbet, Kosraean Rice, and Indian Tacos.

2019 Contest Winners
Congratulations to our 2019 contest Grand Prize winner Starshine Earehart from Haleakala Waldorf School and to Runner-Up Tulpe Pablo from Lāna‘i High School.