22 Nov 2019
Read about the history and future of kalo (taro) cultivation in Hawaiʻi. Kalo is the root vegetable that the traditional Hawaiian staple poi is made from. The largest kalo farms are located here on Kauaʻi, in Hanalei.
On Hawaii, the Fight for Taro’s Revival
The root vegetable was a staple food for centuries until contact with the West. Its return signals a reclamation of not just land but a culture — and a way of life.