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Aloha. It’s a simple enough word to those not acquainted with its deeper meaning. Sure, it’s a greeting that doubles as hello and goodbye, but it’s also so much more. In Hawaii, it’s an essence of what we strive to be. We want to live with aloha, to pass on the aloha spirit, to let aloha consume us. We believe that aloha makes the world a better place.
So what, exactly, is aloha? For something that’s become such an integral part of the Hawaiian culture, it’s hard to find a clear-cut definition of aloha, but you know it when you see it.
It can’t get any fresher than this- a roof top garden where herbs, vegetables and fruits are picked daily to top off your cocktails, salads and main dishes. You’ll find Kale, chard, lettuce, mint, chives, strawberries, arugula, sage, taro and more growing on the roof of our second floor.
“The garden brings our farm-to-table concept to life.”
said the keeper of the garden Henry Fong. The garden doesn’t stop on the roof. Henry created a wall garden in North Shore Kula Grille. He partners with a local farmer to maintain it
“We have marigolds, which we use to garnish our sushi and the flowers are actually very high in vitamin C,” said Fong.