Cactus Kailua will host the next installment of its Farmers’ Dinner Series Thursday April 4, 2013. The menu, developed by owner and Executive Chef John Memering, will feature ingredients from Heʻeia, Oʻahu, provided by Hanohano Heʻeia, a collaborative between Heʻeia organizations Paepae O Heʻeia, KākoʻoʻŌiwi and Papahana Kuaola.
The five-course tasting menu is priced at $65 or $95 with wine and cocktail pairings for each course. The menu can be ordered prix fixe with or without drink pairings or ala carte. View the menu…
Highlights of the evening will include “talk story” sessions with members of the Hanohano Heʻeia collaborative who are working together to restore the ahupua’a of He’eia as ‘Āina Momona, a land of abundance and plenty, through a combination of traditional and contemporary management strategies.
Come and enjoy a sumptuous meal and gain additional perspective on how important Hawaii’s agriculture is to our island’s future.
Seating will begin at 6PM and tables are available throughout the evening by reservation only. For additional information, please call Cactus at 808-261-1000.
About Hanohano He’eia
Hanohano He’eia is a collaborative between Paepae O He’eia, Kāko’o ‘Ōiwi and Papahana Kuaola highlighting the rich agricultural, horticultural and aquaculture resources within the ahupua’a of He’eia, O’ahu. Hanohano He’eia serves as a vehicle for encouraging meaningful discussions of contemporary regional Hawaiian culture-based management. Our three He’eia-based community organizations have distinct missions and areas of focus, however, we all recognize and appreciate the hydrological, ecological and cultural linkages that connect us. Hanohano He’eia has collaborated on events such as the Hawaii Food and Wine Festival and various other food related events and hosts a bi-monthly restaurant and food industry workday within the region.
To learn more about the organizations that comprise Hanohano He’eia, visit:
Paepae O He’eia: www.paepaeoheeia.org
Kāko’o ‘Ōiwi: www.kakoooiwi.org
Papahana Kuaola: www.papahanakuaola.com