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Food and power in Hawaiʻi : visions of food democracy

Author: Aya Hirata Kimura; Krisnawati Suryanata
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2016]
Series: Food in Asia and the Pacific.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
What are the challenges to the food system in Hawai'i? Food and Power in Hawai'i explores issues facing the way we eat and produce (or do not produce) food in Hawai'i. Given its island geography, high dependence on imported food has been portrayed as the primary problem, and localization has been proposed as the dominant solution in Hawai'i. But the book argues that much more is needed to transform the food system  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aya Hirata Kimura; Krisnawati Suryanata
ISBN: 9780824858537 0824858530 9780824876784 0824876784
OCLC Number: 950745307
Description: vii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tangled roots : the paradox of important agricultural lands in Hawaiʻi / Krisnawati Suryanata and Kem Lowry --
Food security in Hawaiʻi / George Kent --
Kaulana Oʻahu me he ʻaina momona / Lilikala K. Kameʻeleihiwa --
Farmers' markets in Hawaiʻi : a local/global nexus / Monique Mironesco --
Is the transgene a grave? : on the place of transgenic papaya in food democracy in Hawaiʻi / Neal K. Adolph Akatsuka --
Seeds of contestation : the emergence of Hawaiʻi's seed corn industry / Benjamin Schrager and Krisnawati Suryanata --
Farming on the margin : women organic farmers in Hawaiʻi / Aya Hirata Kimura --
Labor of meaning, labor of need : organic farm volunteering in Hawaiʻi / Mary Mostafanezhad, Krisnawati Suryanata, Saleh Azizi, and Nicole Milne --
Epilogue / Aya Hirata Kimura and Krisnawati Suryanata.
Series Title: Food in Asia and the Pacific.
Responsibility: edited by Aya Hirata Kimura and Krisnawati Suryanata.


Discusses new ways of looking at food policy and practices in terms of social justice and sustainability. Each of the nine essays describes Hawai`i's foodscapes and collectively makes the case that  Read more...


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