The farm at Mākaʻaka, located within the Waihe‘e Coastal Wetlands and Dune Refuge continues its rotation of 14 lo‘i (wetland taro patches). Mākaʻaka continues to serve as a distribution point for taro huli, a food source for local families, Hawaiian cultural and taro events, a repository for unverified varieties, a monitored reverification site for in vitro plants, a field lab for recording morphological characteristics and traditional planting practices, and a classroom for high school and at-risk youth, college students and teachers, as well as the Halau o Hāloa cohort.

 

Maka'aka Farm, Waihe'e, Maui