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From Alaska to Hawaii: Farming with the Peratas

| | Nov 19 2017 - 8:43pm | Comments

On Aug. 18, 1983, 24-year-old Bacci Perata sat by Wonder Lake in Denali National Park, gazing at Alaska’s beautiful mountain scenery. His summer job in Alaska fishing for sockeye salmon was over and he was enjoying some time on land.

  1. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 8:43pm

    Two weeks ago, we wrote about a case now before the Hawaii Supreme Court in which the state audited and assessed the taxpayers, causing the taxpayers to spend millions of dollars on litigation that resulted in a court judgment.

  2. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 8:43pm

    On Aug. 18, 1983, 24-year-old Bacci Perata sat by Wonder Lake in Denali National Park, gazing at Alaska’s beautiful mountain scenery. His summer job in Alaska fishing for sockeye salmon was over and he was enjoying some time on land.

  3. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 8:43pm

    Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate our blessings. Unfortunately, we often take our blessings for granted.

  4. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 8:43pm

    Writing your Common App, University of California and other college essays doesn’t need to be stressful. Use these 10 quick tips to explore possible topics and create a successful and effective piece. As you explore your responses to the prompts/essay topics, always remember your reader as you start putting fingers to keyboard. This will ensure that your piece is both central to who you are, and responds to the requirements of your college application readers.

  5. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 8:43pm

    Palama Supermarket, locally owned and operated by the Lim family, celebrates its 40th anniversary this month and part of the festivities is the inaugural Hansung Kimchi Festival in Hawaii. Kimchi grandmaster Kim Soon-ja has been officially recognized by the South Korean government in 2007 and her line of kimchi will be available for taste and purchase at all three Palama Supermarket stores through Tuesday.

  6. Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 9:57pm

    Functional Medicine opens in Kohala

  7. | Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 12:05am

    By Mtchell Bonds

  8. | Posted: Nov 18 2017 - 12:06am

    By Mtchell Bonds

  9. Posted: Nov 19 2017 - 8:42pm

    *TODAY

  10. | Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:48am

    Hawaii is unique in its horticultural blend of plants and landscapes. Although we live in the tropics, gardening is heavily influenced by the ways of Europe and the Americas. This plus Asian, Polynesian and African agricultural influences have made landscaping and gardening fun, but a bit complicated.

  11. Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 10:57am

    The Moreton Bay Fig tree in Captain Cook. (Terri Olsem/Community Contributor)

  12. Posted: Nov 16 2017 - 12:06am

    Scholarship available

  13. | Posted: Nov 15 2017 - 12:06am

    The coastline is shown from Keauhou Shopping Center area to Kahaluu Bay. (Dennis Lang/Community Contributor)

  14. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 12:05am

    Tomorrow is National Clean-Out-Your-Refrigerator Day. Considering how much space you may soon need in that refrigerator for all the holiday foods, this is quite timely. Just like that commercial that asks, “What’s in YOUR wallet?”, you are now being asked, “What’s in YOUR refrigerator?”

  15. Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 12:05am

    Around 100 visitors participated in the Kealakehe High School’s Culture Sharing Program held Nov. 9 in Kailua-Kona. Pictured at the Saipan-Guam table are literacy workshop teacher Antonette Castro, left, from Saipan, who shared tasty food dishes with her younger sister, Donnalyn. (Kris Richards/Special to West Hawaii Today)