4303 Diamond Head Rd
(Parking Lot C)
Routes #3, 22, 58
The KCC Saturday Farmers’ Market is located on the Kapiolani Community College Campus in parking lot C . We are open every Saturday from 7:30am-11:00am.
KCC Saturday Farmers’ Market
Tip Sheet for April 26, 2014
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Featured Farmer: Otsuji Farm brings a huge variety of veggies and herb grown on their Hawaii Kai farm – Dino Kale, Red Kale, mizuna, daikon, purslane, green onion, radish, mustard cabbage, bok choy, beets, and more! Don’t forget to try Chef Jonas Otsuji’s Sushi Surfer Sliders made with kale or eggplant grown on their farm, tempura’d and topped with spicy ahi, drizzles, and their green onion.
Featured Eats: Grandma G’s: Grandma G’s famous fried rice regular or kimchee fried rice served with Peterson’s Upland Farm eggs with Redondo portugese sausage, bacon, or smoked sausage you can also try Granda G’s Sweet Bread French Toast.
Featured Omiyage: Hawaiian Chip Company: One of KCC’s Original Vendors. Hawaiian Chip Company features there Taro and Sweet Potato Chips all locally sourced from Mokuau Farm, L&R Farm, and Hawaii Xing Long Farm.
Farmers’ Market Main entrance:
Hawaii Farm Bureau Logo Tent: bags, shirts and hats
Hawaii Farm Bureau Information Booth
Give It Fresh Booth
- Row A -
Koko Crater Coffee Roasters: fresh brewed Hawaii coffee
Aloun Farms: a variety of local grown fruits and vegetables
Nalo LIFE: will feature there Nalo Cold Pressed Juice this week made with assorted veggies and herbs from Nalo Farms made by Impressed Juice Hawaii. Nalo will also be featuring there Nalo assorted Pestos. Nalo Greens, Dandelion Greens, Braising Greens, Baby Kale (less cooking time for you), Baby Swiss Chard, Tat Soi, (their sub for spinach), Purslane, Okra, Baby Eggplant, fresh cut herbs, Nalo’s Morimoto Tomato (smaller), Nalo Tomato. In addition to their own farm offerings, they also sell produce from other farms – Sumida Watercress, Kamiya Papaya, Fat Law Baby Cucumber, Nozawa Corn, Ho Farm tomato, just to name a few.
Akamai Foods: Chef Sharon brings her famous oatcakes: Date & Flax Seed, Cranberry & Walnut, Mango & Pumpkin with Pecan. Also premium rum cakes: Pumpkin and Dark Chocolate, Taro Coconut, and original. She also brings gourmet tofu steak musubi made with brown rice. She features a rare seasonal tropical juice weekly, this week: soursop!
Hibachi serving fresh island poke made with local ahi, locally grown grape tomato kabobs, steak plates made with kulana beef and homemade cucumber kimchee from Pit Farm, you also have to try his barbecue kulana beef sticks. Come early Mark sells out.
Marine Agrifuture Sea Asparagus: Dr. Sun’s famous Kahuku grown sea asparagus. Fresh or powdered form. Prepared Sea Asparagus in sushi, and tomato lomi style. Aquacultured ogo also available.
Keopu Coffee: 100% Kona coffee, whole bean and ground, organic and peaberry available
Music By: D. Shoji Nakamoto
Kahuku Farms/Na Ono: Fresh island papaya, apple banana, eggplant, corn, as well as bath and body products featuring farm grown ingredients. Kahuku Farm chef partner Na’Ono serves up gourmet fresh roasted corn, also on menu occassionally crepes and pancakes dressed with local fruit and house made Haupia Kahuku Vanilla Sauce.
Honolulu Gourmet: sauces, dips, and dressings
Small Kine Farm Fung Yang of Small Kine Farm makes his market debut tonight with his Waimanalo grown Crimini and Portobello mushrooms.
North Shore Farms LLC: From the Tomato Bar… Sweet Tasting Beefsteak Big Wave Tomatoes, Jeane’s famous Grilled Pesto Pizza featuring Big Wave tomatoes.
PacifiKool: Island Ginger Ale, Hawaiian and Thai Ginger Syrups
Da Spot: Lunch plates inspired by Egyptian, Thai, Mediterranean cuisines.
Hawaii’s Best Ever Brittle: line of gourmet baked nuts and nougats. Macadamia, almonds, walnuts, pecans with locally-sourced seasonings like honey, Maui Cane sugar, Naked Cow Dairy, Kona coffee, Hawaiian sea salts.
HSN Farm: owned and operated by the Vixaysack family brings an exciting variety of seasonal fruit, vegetables, herbs and specialty asian greens. Everything from watermelon to bitter melon!
Rhea’s Hawaiian Honey: FREE honey tasting and selling local
raw Hawaiian honeys. Sponsored by Hawaiian Honey Bee Coop
Maunawili Greens: hydroponic red leaf and butter lettuce, sprouts
Made in Hawaii Foods: Delectable mochi treats, an array of fruit preserves and fruit butters, sea salt, taro chips. Featured Special: Persimmons from Hashimoto Farm in Kula and Kula Strawberries
Ono Pops: Chef Josh mixes the perfect flavors together in making his locally-sourced gourmet paletas, the popsicle of Mexican cuisine. Over 24 flavors – Mexican Chocolate, Li Hing Pineapple, Lychee, Okinawan Sweet Potato Pie, Lilikoi 50-50, and my favorite Mountain Apple Rose and much more.
Aloha Tree: Granola, Mac Nuts, and Big Island Bees Honey
Malie Kai: Chocolate made with Waialua grown cacao
Happy Cakes: Fruit cake with a Hawaii twist – macnuts and pineapple.
Kukui Sausage: Original and specialty sausages: Portuguese, Italian, Chicken, Pineapple, Chorizo & more! Grilled on a stick or a bun, frozen packs too
- Row B -
Two Hot Tomatoes: Local fried green tomatoes, zucchini and maui onions
Hanalei Taro Co.: Taro, poi, kulolo, humus from Kauai. A must try item is the banana taro muffin
Akaka Falls Farm: Rare Tropical fruit jams, jellies, fruit butters, honey
Keith’s Cookies: an assortment of ono cookies
Bueno Salsa: Andy’s salsa and pickles are made with locally grown produce from Vilath Farm. My favorite is the salsa with extra cilantro dipped with his homemade tortilla chips a must try item.
Otsuji Farm brings a huge variety of veggies and herb grown on their Hawaii Kai farm – Dino Kale, Red Kale, mizuna, daikon, purslane, green onion, radish, mustard cabbage, bok choy, beets, and more! Don’t forget to try Chef Jonas Otsuji’s Sushi Surfer Sliders made with kale or eggplant grown on their farm, tempura’d and topped with spicy ahi, drizzles, and their green onion.
Nita’s: Big Island anthuriums, dendrobiums, chrysanthemums
Dina’s Garden/Thai Treats Etc.: succulent dish gardens, exotic plant arrangements, home baked goodies, Thai iced coffee and iced tea, lemonade
Daizu Tei: Organic acai bowls with milk from locally grown soy
Vilath Farm: Asian greens and herbs, squash, Manoa lettuce, tomatoes, bittermelon, apple bananas, melons, papayas and other fruits and vegetables
Madre Chocolate: Chocolates made in Kailua from locally-sourced cacao and featuring locally sourced ingredients. They also incorporate cacao grown on sustainable operations in Central America as well.
Waimanalo Country Farms: fresh day-of-the-market harvested Super Sweet Dakota corn and homemade cornbread and there famous lemonade, strawberry lemonade and li hing lemonade al served in a special jar.
Aloha Sweet Potato: Slow roasted Molokai Sweet Potato, sweet potato cookies, mochi, and sweet potato chips on a stick. Featured Item: Takoyaki
Aikane Plantation Coffee serves fresh Ka’u coffee and sells their roasted beans by the bag. Coffee grown in the Ka’u region of the Big Island. Aikane also has chocolate covered Ka’u coffee beans too.
Penny’s Orchids: orchid plants
- Row C -
SKA Tropicals: torch ginger, olena, heliconia and other tropical flowers, floral arrangements
SKA Tropicals: Apple Banana and Frozen apple bananas on a stick or sliced up dipped in chocolate and choose between rainbow sprinkles or mac nuts.
PIT Farm: variety of Asian veg & herbs, green onions, cucumber, Manoa lettuce, tomatoes, bittermelon, apple bananas, papayas, and local grown carrots
Ho Farms offers a wild array of cherry tomatoes: Black Cherry, Kahuku Golden, Grape Toms, and more! Eggplant, long beans and squash too.
Milner’s: Just harvested lettuces, Tokyo Negi, $3 bags of Kale, Avocados etc.
La Tour Bakehouse (fka Ba-Le Bakery): artisan breads and pastries, vietnamese treats, fresh coconut
- Row D -
Hibiscus Lady: On Hiatus
Ahualoa Farm: Is a pesticide free Macadamia Nut Farm located on the Hamakua Coast on the Big Island. Ahualoa Farm Features Macadamia Nuts with 15 different flavors from Lilikoi to Sea Salt.
Big Island Abalone: fresh, cooked, and hibachi Big Island abalone. A must try Item.
Theng’s Farm: a variety of Asian vegetables, papaya, bananas
Pig and The Lady: Chef Andrew, Mama Le and family changes their menu at each Market please visit pigandthelady.com for today’s menu.
Hawaiian Chip Company: One of KCC’s Original Vendors. Hawaiian Chip Company features there Taro and Sweet Potato Chips all locally sourced from Mokuau Farm, L&R Farm, and Hawaii Xing Long Farm.
Newman’s Nursery: orchid plants
Frankies Nursery: A fruit Farm located in Waimanalo. Frankies is where you will find the rarest fruits.
Licious Dishes brings raw, vegan, gluten-free eats: Pad Thai Salad, Lasagna, Three Layer Dip, Chocolate Ganache, Kombucha Love Potion, Grainless Granola, Nori Kale, Date Manna Bars and More!
Growing Creations brings a diverse range of potted plants to market including orchids, herb and veg starters, flowers, citrus dwarf trees, and cacti. They also sell the famous sustainable Bokashi, beneficial microorganismused to amend soil, provide plant nutrition and well-being, and compost your compost!
Paniolo Popcorn: fresh popped kettle corn
- Row E -
North Shore Cattle Company: all beef sausages; grilled burgers, breakfast specials made with Big Island beef
Hawaiian Style Chili: Omelettes w/ Peterson Upland Farm eggs, fried rice, Seared Ahi Steak, Gourmet Chili made with local beef
Starpoint Cafe: Scones, bread puddings, cakes featuring local ingredients
Grandma G’s: Grandma G’s famous fried rice regular or kimchee fried rice served with Peterson’s Upland Farm eggs with Redondo portugese sausage, bacon, or smoked sausage you can also try Granda G’s Sweet Bread French Toast.
Chef Sean’s Soul Patrol: Chilaquiles, Chicken & Waffles, Sausage gravy biscuits and eggs.
KCC Culinary Students: On Hiatus
Kaiulani Spices: assorted spice and dry rub mixes
Petit Suisse Crepes: Crystal and Mehdi create crepes straight from the farms. Using local ingredients eggs, honey, cheese veggies and fruits. A must try item
Blue Lotus Farms: fresh chicken and duck eggs. They make gourmet omelets, kalua chicken sliders, and sake clams too
- Lawn -
Nalo Meli: Beekeeper Howard brings his Windward harvested honey and other local honey products.
Haleahi Floral Nursery: A nursery from Waianae featuring assorted plants.
Sea Salts of Hawaii: A variety of Hawaiian Sea Salts. Maui Onion, Hawaiian Chili Pepper, Kiawe Smoked, Hawaiian Ginger, Spicy Hawaiian Seaweed and much more
Oahu Master Gardeners: Got a plant or gardening question? Ask the experts! Read a bit more about them and their great learning program.
Greenpoint Nursery: cut flowers and anthurium plants
Hawaiian Crown Pineapple: Local pineapple fresh, whole, or cut. They also have there fresh pineapple juice and smoothies, dried pineapple/bananas/trail mix, and cacao/chocolate products.