The Palamanui Palate: Chef Stephen Rouelle teaches plant-based cuisine and shares his veganism lifestyle philosophy

Chef Stephen Rouelle, third from left, was a guest lecturer at the Hawaii Community College — Palamanui Culinary Arts students earlier this semester. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

We’re lucky here at Hawaii Community College — Palamanui. We operate in a community with extremely talented chefs and have an organization — the Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation — that brings these chefs into the classroom to guest lecture for our students.