Okinawan sweet potatoes grown in Hawaii will soon be used to make a popular Japanese spirit known as Shochu. Ken Hirata aims to be one of the few shochu makers outside of Japan and is working to set up a distillery and farm on Oahu.
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DBEDT and the State House of Representatives hosted 200 CEOs from China, attending APEC, to an energy forum that culminated with the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the State of Hawaii and the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) to pursue mutual interest in clean energy development.
“We set out to do business with China and we’ve accomplished a first step in moving towards a direction of mutual economic growth in the area of clean energy,” said Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie.