Hana a lau a lau ke aho, alaila loa‘a ka i‘a kapapa o ka moana. ‘Ōlelo No‘eau, No. 446
Make 400 times 400 fish lines before planning to go after the fighting fish of the sea. Or, Be well prepared for a big project.
Protection of visitors' computers from viruses and SPAM is a high priority.
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) website of Taro Varieties in Hawai‘i. Link to CTAHR.hawaii.edu.
CTAHR also provides Taro Varieties in Hawai‘i, Bulletin 84 as a free PDF at CTAHR.hawaii.edu.
Taro Security and Purity Task Force Legislative Report 2010. Comprehensive study of land, water and biodiversity issues in Hawai‘i. Written by the Taro Security and Purity Task Force. Established by Act 211 of the 2008 Hawai‘i State Legislature in partnership with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations report: Taro Cultivation in Asia and the Pacific.
A wealth of great Kalo links:
Link to Canoeplants.com
Link to Hawaiiforvisitors.com regarding taro.
Link to Library web.hawaii.edu regarding taro.
Many taro weblinks at Unjobs.org.
Bishop Museum’s Hawai‘i Biological Survey Website regarding Taro.
Link to Hawaiialive.org, that describes the collection at Bishop Museum.
Link to Leeward Community College's website about kalo.
Photos of popular ornamental taros at Bonniesplants.com. These are not native to Hawaii.
Mana Ai.com is a website for a business created to perpetuate the story and lifestyle of Haloanakalaukapalili. Daniel Anthony and L. Anuenue Punua have a mission to encourage and empower others to return Haloa back into their home.
Information on growing taro.
Link to Kamehameha Schools curriculum and photos of kalo cultivation.
Link to CTAHR.hawaii.edu report on pests and diseases.
Link to Ray Grogan's information website on home gardening of taro.
Link to CTAHR.hawaii.edu's website on farming taro
Link to Queensland, Australia's government website on farming taro.
Link to Ray Grogan's website on growing and cooking taro.
Link to Nutrient value of Kalo from the Secretariat of the Pacific.
COOKING LAU (TARO LEAVES) AND THE NUTRIENT VALUE
Link to information on cooking taro from Kaukaukitchen.com.
KALO AS A SAFE FOOD SOLUTION FOR ALLERGIES
Kalo has the potential to help feed kids with food allergies because it is hypoallergenic, meaning it does not set off food allergies or food intolerance.
Definition of hypoallergenic from Wisegeek.com.
THE HAWAIIAN CREATION STORY OF HĀLOA
Link to the creation story of Hāloa at Earthfoot.org.
FARMS AND GARDENS THAT MAY PROVIDE FIELD TRIP OPPORTUNITIES IF ASKED IN ADVANCE
Link to Ka’ala Farms, Oahu
Link to Hui Ku Ma’oli Ola, Oahu
Link to Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, Maui
Link to Kanewai Garden at UH - Mānoa, Oahu
Link to Honouliwai Taro Patch Farm, Molokai
Link to the kalo garden of Kīpahulu ‘Ohana, in Kīpahulu, Maui
Link to the Edith Kanakaole Foundation of Waipio, Hawaii
Link to the East-Maui Taro Festival, Hana, Maui
Link to the Waipa Kalo Festival, Waipā, Kaua‘i