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Pineapple Straight From the Field

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/12/14Jan15-Maui-Gold-Pineapple-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)There is perhaps nothing sweeter and more delicious to taste than a pineapple cut straight out of the field. Steve…

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Planting For a Bit Longer

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/12/13Jan15-Maui-Gold-Pineapple-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Gardeners and farmers are used to planting seed and then waiting in due time for their harvest. But for those…

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Hawaii’s Last Pineapple Farm

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/12/12Jan15-Maui-Gold-Pineapple-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)There once were thousands of acres in the Hawaiian islands devoted to growing pineapple. Much has changed over time. Today…

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The GMO Free Movement in Hawaii

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/12/09Jan15-Kauai-Farm-Bureau-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)Many seed companies have research stations in locations that can grow multiple crops each year.  However, one of those locations…

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The Realities of Farming in Hawaii

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/12/08Jan15-Kauai-Farm-Bureau-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Many farmers must deal with conditions that are both hot and cold, wet and dry, tough and tougher.  So, on…

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Bananas from Kahuku Farms

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/12/07Jan15-Kahuka-Farms-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)The average American eats about 25 pounds of bananas each year.  It’s safe to say most of us can’t tell…

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Growing Food in Hawaii

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/12/06Jan15-Kahuka-Farms-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)American Countryside listeners recently had  a chance to tour agriculture in Hawaii.  One of the highlights was a farm growing…

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Farming Taro

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/11/14Dec14-Hawaii-Taro-Farmer-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)We have all heard of corn and soybeans, but most of us are not familiar with taro.  However, go to…

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A Sixth Generation Farm in Hawaii

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/11/12Dec14-Hawaii-Taro-Farmer-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Some long-time ag operations in the U.S. are designated as Century Farms.  Family members have been stewards of those acres…

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Martial Law Following Pearl Harbor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/11/11Dec14-Pearl-Harbor-Jimmy-Lee-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)When we think of Pearl Harbor during World War II, we often focus on just the events of December 1941. …

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Witness To Pearl Harbor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/11/10Dec14-Pearl-Harbor-Jimmy-Lee-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The December 7th attack on Pearl Harbor cost the lives of over 2000 American servicemen and women.  Over half of…

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On The Banks of Pearl Harbor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/11/09Dec14-Pearl-Harbor-Jimmy-Lee.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Jimmy Lee’s family lived on the banks of Pearl Harbor.  As a kid, one of his jobs was feeding their…

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A Court-Martial and Pearl Harbor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/12/Pearl-Harbor-Sterling-Cale-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)Sterling Cale acted with bravery and courage during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Why, then, was he going to be…

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In the Waters at Pearl Harbor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/12/Pearl-Harbor-Sterling-Cale-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)He was an eyewitness to history, a man who was in the waters of Pearl Harbor during and after the…

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A Day That Will Live in Infamy

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/12/Pearl-Harbor-Sterling-Cale-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)He was a farm boy from Illinois who thought he’d received the prime spot for anyone to serve in the…

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Pearl Harbor Remembered

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/12/Pearl-Harbor-Daniel-Martinez-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 1.8MB)Although the events of December 7th, 1941 are nearly seven decades old, Americans do remember. They honor those who gave…

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Remembering Pearl Harbor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/12/Pearl-Harbor-Daniel-Martinez.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 1.8MB)Hawaii has long been a place where people come to enjoy sun, sand and surf. But it is also a…

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Days Americans Never Forget

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/12/Pearl-Harbor-Herb-Weathermax.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Before there was a 9/11, there was December 7th. Both are days Americans will never forget. However, there are few…

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What’s Left of Hawaii’s Sugar Industry?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/12/Kauai-Sugar-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Hawaii is the land of sugar and sugar cane. At least that is what we may believe. However things have…

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The History of Sugar in Hawaii

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/11/Kauai-Sugar-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Many of us remember the commercials that sang of C&H pure cane sugar–that’s the one. You may be surprised who…

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