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SPECIAL REPORT: American corn, soybeans born and bred in Hawaii

KUNIA, Hawaii — Corn and soybeans seem like the most Midwestern of crops, but almost every corn and soybean plant on the mainland of the United States now owes its parentage to research and breeding done here in Hawaii. Read More...

SPECIAL REPORT: Hawaiian chefs and farmers tell their tale

HONOLULU — Two hundred and fifty years ago, the Hawaiian islands had a population of at least 800,000 people and between farming and fishing were completely food self-sufficient, notes Ed Kenney, a chef who has cooked for First Lady Michelle Obama when she entertained foreign dignitaries during the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting last November. Read More...

SPECIAL REPORT: Guide to favorite Obama restaurants in Hawaii

Headed to Hawaii? Interested in dining where President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama dine? Want to eat the same foods served to world leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference in November? Read More...