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Learn to Cook Fast, Healthy and Ono Locally-Grown Foods

Learn recipes for locally-grown and sustainable foods at AARP Hawai`i’s popular Fast, Healthy and Ono cooking webinars with Windward Community College and `Uala Leaf Café Chef Daniel Swift. 

Swift will demonstrate farm to table dishes with `uala (sweet potato), ‘ulu (breadfruit), kalo (taro), avocado, papaya, lemongrass, ‘olena (turmeric) and kabocha on Thursdays at 5 p.m. starting Sept. 16.

Register to get a Zoom link at or visit or the AARP Hawai`i Facebook page and click on Upcoming Events to see all the webinars that are offered.

Those who register will be emailed the recipe of the dish being cooked ahead of time so you can cook along with the chef. You can also watch the webinar as a Facebook Live simulcast on the AARP Hawai`i Facebook page.

Participants are invited to stay on for 15 minutes following the program to learn more about how to grow, harvest and buy the locally-grown food.

The schedule is as follows. All webinars start at 5 p.m.:

Sept. 16 - `Uala Sweet Potato Casserole

Sept. 23 – Bacon Wrapped `Ulu-Pops

Sept. 30 – Green Papaya Salad & Boulangere Style ‘Ulu

Oct. 7 – Seared Kalo & Mushrooms with Thyme

Oct 14 – Lemongrass Chicken Stir Fry

Oct 21 – Kabocha “Pumpkin” Pie

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