Ho'oulu ka 'Ulu: Revitalizing Breadfruit

 MG 6869Promotes breadfruit as a highly productive component in Pacific Island agroforestry systems.

Ho'oulu ka 'Ulu is a project to revitalize 'ulu (breadfruit) as an attractive, delicious, nutritious, abundant, affordable, and culturally appropriate food which addresses Hawai'i's food security issues.


Revitalizing breadfruit in Hawai'i requires a multi-pronged approach. Ho'oulu ka 'Ulu is currently developing a variety of projects in the following priority areas:

  • Culture and history
  • Environmental research
  • Planting and establishment
  • Creating consumer demand
  • Food security and alleviating hnger
  • Youth engagement

More information is available at the Hawaiihomegrown website.  Workshops are offered.

Ho'oulu ka 'Ulu is a project of the Hawaii Homegrown Food Network and the Breadfruit Institute of the National Tropical Botanical Gardens.