Just by looking at it, one would never suspect the Tolentino’s small, unassuming farm to be one of the front-runners of agricultural reform. At first glance, it looks almost indistinguishable from the other nearby Waianae farms: a small tract of land at the end of a short dirt road on Oahu’s leeward coast. Neat rows of eggplant, pumpkin, and winter melon stretch back in the direction of the ocean, punctuated every so often by papaya plants...
We love honey. Especially pure, local, raw honey. We want to introduce you to Tolentino Farms located in Lualualei Valley, Waianae on the island of Oahu.
We caught up with Marina Tolentino to learn a little more about their family farm.
Tell us a little about your business and what inspired it?
Dad always enjoyed agriculture and when he would go to open markets he thought to himself, “I can grow that!”. That’s all it took! There is a lot of pride in being your own boss and seeing the fruit of your labor...
Japan/Hawaii episode featuring Wicked HI Slush and Tolentino Farms