Maui’s favorite Ono Gelato in Kihei is now Ono Gelato Creamery & Shack Café and they’ve got some delicious new menu items to try! During the next few weeks, 10% of the revenue from each of these specials is donated to Grow Some Good.
Ono Gelato uses fresh, natural, local and organic ingredients available on Maui. Stop by and give them a try. And be sure to leave room for dessert!
Special Menu Items
Now through December 10, 2016: Lemongrass Turkey Bahn-Mi Sandwich Lemongrass-Ginger Brined Turkey Breast on a Homemade Baguette with spicy cucumbers, carrots and onions, papaya salsa and cilantro with crunchy peanut slaw on the side.
December 11 – 23, 2016: Sausage and Peppers Italian Sausage, Sweet Peppers & Maui Onion Sautéed in Vodka Marinara with Fresh Mozzarella on a Homemade Hoagie with Roasted Veggie Salad on the Side.
A big mahalo to the team at Ono Gelato for supporting Grow Some Good!
We’re pleased to announce Hāna Ranch is generously supporting Grow Some Good with their delicious farm-fresh smoothies. They will donate $1 to Grow Some Good for every smoothie sold in the month of November.
The made-to-order smoothies at the Hāna Burger Food Truck change daily depending on what they’re harvesting from the farm that morning. Typical flavors include organic papaya, pineapple, coconut, and banana.
Hāna Burger Food Truck
The Hāna Burger Food Truck is open for lunch seven days a week from 10am to 4pm and is located at Hāna Ranch (5670 Hāna Highway). Hāna Burger uses ingredients harvested directly from their organic farm and from local fisherman. Current menu items include a fresh fish sandwich, farm salads, the signature Hāna Burger with grilled grass-fed beef, house-made pickles, refreshing fresh fruit smoothies and more.
Hāna Ranch is a working cattle ranch and organic farm on 3,600 acres in Hāna, Hawaiʻi. Their focus is on sustainable agriculture that enriches the land and that will provide healthy, fresh food for the people of Hāna, Maui, and Hawaiʻi to enjoy. We are excited to partner with them as we both strive to improve access to fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs for everyone in our community.
Our friends DUO Restaurant at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea partnered with the Maui Jazz and Blues Festival to create a unique dining experience benefiting Grow Some Good. Guests enjoyed selections from a special menu and live performances of some of the world’s best Jazz and Blues talent. It was an evening of wonderful food and great entertainment in a beautiful atmosphere at the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea.
Fresh from School Gardens
Chef Craig Dryhurst and his team served up a mouth-watering menu featuring fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs from our own school gardens. .
Special Musical Guests
Diners enjoyed Live Jazz and Blues with a special sneak peek of this year’s JazzFest artists, including Blues Guitar Legend & Blues Hall of Fame Inductee Joe Louis Walker, Grammy and NEA Master New Orleans Jazz Royalty Delfeayo Marsalis, and Grammy Nominated Jazz Saxophone Master Javon Jackson (pictured at right).
Mahalo to Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea and the entire team at DUO!
Maui Jazz & Blues Festival
The 6th annual Maui Jazz and Blues Festival held a variety of events across Maui. Featured Festival performers included Joe Louis Walker, Jazz/Rock Guitar Legend & Godfather of Fusion Larry Coryell, Delfeayo Marsalis, Grammy winners The Band Courtbouillon with Wayne Toups, Steve Riley and Wilson Savoy; Javon Jackson, Award Winning Jazz Trumpeter Gabriel Mark Hasselbach, Sax Master Rock Hendricks and Maui’s own Jazz Guitarist & Na Hoku Winner Benny Uyetake, The King Kekaulike High School Jazz Band, and The Jazz Alley TV Trio.
Three’s Bar and Grill is generously supporting Grow Some Good through its Kama‘āina Give Back program, which offers 10% off to local residents, then donates 10% to a charitable recipient of the month. Have a wonderful meal, enjoy a 10% discount AND support Grow Some Good at the same time! Grow Some Good is honored to be the recipient of these funds for BOTH September and October. Thanks Three’s!
Bring Your Friends & Family
Enjoy a delicious meal while you support Grow Some Good. Three’s amazing menu features something for everyone, with Pacific Rim, Hawaiian and Southwestern cuisine. Signature dishes included the Kalua Pork Quesadilla, Panko Crusted Ahi Roll, a Tropical Salad, Hawaiian Style Ribs, Traditional Ramen and for dessert, the Hot Chocolate Lava Cake. Three’s Bar & Grill is focused on serving great food with locally sourced ingredients in a comfortable atmosphere that celebrates our island lifestyle.
Three’s is located in the Kihei Kalama Village at 1945 S. Kihei Road, Suite G, in Kihei. To make reservations, call (808) 879-3133 or use Open Table on their website.
Proceeds from this program will go to support Grow Some Good school garden programs in 12 schools on Maui. Previous recipients of Three’s Kama‘āina Give Back program include Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Maui Humane Society, and the Maui Science Center. Mahalo to co-owners Cody Christopher, Jaron Blosser and Travis Morrin for supporting our community in such a big way.
Fork & Salad, Maui’s newest farm-to-table eatery, shares the same vision as Grow Some Good – to support local agriculture and improve access to nutritious food for everyone in our community. To help support this vision they are offering a signature salad special benefiting Grow Some Good now through March 2017.
Eat Your Beets
With the purchase of each Beet and Goat Cheese Salad, Fork & Salad will donate $1 to Grow Some Good. This delicious salad features spinach, roasted beets, Surfing Goat Dairy cheese, raw beets, apples, seasonal local fruit, health grain mix, and macadamia nuts, topped with a grapefruit honey vinaigrette dressing.
#Eat Local, Eat Healthy
Fork & Salad is a chef-inspired salad company that features locally-sourced ingredients in an effort to support Maui’s farmers, ranchers and fishermen. The menu includes signature salads, wraps, sandwiches, soups, juices, specialty drinks and more. By providing tasty, affordable, fresh meals, Fork & Salad hopes to expand the farm-to-table movement throughout Hawaii, making it available to all consumers and boosting the local economy.
Mahalo to co-owners Jaron Blosser, Travis Morrin and Cody Christopher for their generous support and for sharing our vision to inspire youth and support local agriculture.
Wow! What a night! More than 400 people attended the 4th Annual Taste of School Gardens gala on Saturday March 12th, 2016, on the Hotel Wailea Sunset Lawn. Thanks to all the support from our ‘ohana, we raised $60,000 for more than 3,000 students in school garden programs across Maui.
The evening featured fabulous food prepared by local chefs, fine wines, local brews, and music performed by Maui’s own Soul Kitchen, and a special outdoor garden classroom area for guests to learn more about the school garden program’s lessons and activities.
Wine Selections by Chambers & Chambers Wine Merchants, Southern Wine & Spirits, and Young’s Market. Specialty local beer and beer cocktails by Maui Brewing Company.
Also a big mahalo for the amazing generosity of our local farmers and artisans! Produce and local products provided by school gardens in South, Central and West Maui and the following local farms: Local Harvest (Island-wide), Evonuk Farms, Herb Co (Oahu), Hāna Ranch, Kahanu ‘Aina (Wailuku), Kumu Farms (Wailuku), Kupa’a Farms (K
Guests got to enjoy the outdoor classroom experience and participate in one of the most fun activities in the garden – making edible art! Garden equipment and tools were displayed along with special art made by student gardeners.
Taste of School Gardens is Grow Some Good’s premier fundraising event to support our community programs.
Grow Some Good’s mission is to cultivate a healthy community by strengthening local agriculture and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. Currently, we provide school garden program support to more than 3,000 students in 12 schools in South, Central, and West Maui.
Your support helps make this happen. Thank you to the many individuals and businesses that are donating their time, talent and resources to our event this year.
Grow Some Good’s Taste of School Gardens event wouldn’t be a success without our sponsors. Thank you to the many individuals and businesses that are donating their time, talent and resources to our event this year.
Putting the “Taste” in Taste of School Gardens
We want to recognize those who make Taste of School Gardens an outstanding culinary event – our participating chefs and restaurants. This year, we welcome Chef Gary Johnson of the new Hana Ranch Provisions and welcome back our wonderful team of returning chefs, including:
This wonderful venue with a beautiful view gets rave reviews every time. Thank you to the Hotel Wailea for hosting us again this year. We also rely on another Wailea neighbor, the Four Seasons Resort, for providing help in planning and logistical support. Thank you for helping us with the details!
We are grateful for our media sponsors, Maui No Ka Oi Magazine, and MauiTime who are helping us spread the word about Taste of School Gardens. With their help, we anticipate another sold-out event this year! Hawaii On TV will provide coverage during the event. Mahalo!
A very special mahalo to Epic Lighting for helping us create a gorgeous ambiance after the sun sets. This is our third year working with this top-notch company – Hawaii’s first and only green business certified, 100% eco-friendly lighting company.
Keeping it Local
Local Harvest has volunteered their services in a big way – they are coordinating all of the produce donated from local Maui farmers and bringing it together in time for the chefs to prepare for Saturday night. Mahalo for sharing your time and expertise in sourcing local produce for this event.
Taste of School Gardens is Grow Some Good’s premier fundraising event to support our community programs. Our programs are hands-on, outdoor learning experiences that cultivate curiosity about natural life cycles, connect students to their food sources, and inspire better nutrition choices. In addition to helping establish food gardens and living science labs in local schools, we provide resources and curriculum support through community partnerships in agriculture, science, food education and nutrition. Your support helps make this happen. Mahalo!
Chef Nabavi, owner of Sangrita Grill and Cantina, and his wife Donna have hosted several special fundraising events in their home. At these very popular events, guests enjoy a wonderful meal prepared by the Chef and the couple’s warm hospitality.
Cow Pig Bun is a Fundraising Partner, participating in our annual Taste of School Gardens fundraiser and other events to benefit Grow Some Good programs. The restaurants co-owners have kids who have participated in our school garden programs since kindergarten and have seen first hand how garden education inspires better nutrition choices and greater learning experiences. Visit Cow Pig Bun’s facebook page for more information.
Fabiani’s is a Fundraising Partner since 2014. A participant in our annual Taste of School Gardens fundraising event. Fabiani’s is a sponsor with kids participating in Kihei school gardens. Our garden ohana restaurant offers fine Italian dining and baked goods with locations in Kihei and Wailea. Visit their website to make reservations.
Contact Grow Some Good
1215 S. Kihei Rd #O-1047
Kihei, HI 96753
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