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Feature: Fruits of their labor

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They’re SOFT all the way, and proud of it.  That’s true of students in the Sustainable and Organic Farm Training (SOFT) program, which has finally made the leap from two off-campus sites to the middle of the University of Hawai‘i … Continue reading

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Feature: Reenergizing the Energy House

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In the 1970s, long before sustainability became a modern buzzword, the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa’s School of Architecture built a model home where people could learn about sustainable living, local style.  The Energy House, located at the end of … Continue reading

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Feature: The growing wave of aquaculture

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When First Lady Michelle Obama ordered farm-raised tilapia during a vacation-time meal at Alan Wong’s Restaurant in Honolulu this past December, it signaled a smiling acknowledgment for the once frowned-upon fish.  Many longtime locals still cringe at the thought of … Continue reading

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