Alumni Learning and Connecting

CTAHR get-together in Kailua-Kona shows how delicious sustainability can be

  • 21 January 2020
  • Author: Frederika Bain
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Alumni Learning and Connecting

On Saturday, January 11, Dean Nick Comerford and Interim Associate Dean of Student Affairs Ania Wieczorek traveled to Kailua-Kona to connect with CTAHR alumni. A small but merry group met at Ola Brew to get a guided tour of this brewery, which makes ciders and hard seltzers with locally sourced fruits and herbs such as pineapple, dragon fruit, lychee, rambutan, jaboticaba, and lemongrass. 

This tour was followed by lunch, including pork tacos made from pigs raised on the spent grains left behind after the beer-brewing process. It was a delicious and educational event!

Mark your calendars for Saturday, February 22: the next CTAHR Alumni Barbecue will be held at the Komohana Research & Extension Center in Hilo—all CTAHR alumni are encouraged to join in! Contact Jessica Radovich at connect@ctahr.hawaii.edu or 956-3093.


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