Dana Shapiro


Hawaii Ulu Cooperative

What inspired your love for breadfruit?

Itʻs abundant production of food, cultural history and significance in Hawaii, and environmental sustainability – with ability to help fight climate change

How have you been working or affiliated with the crop?

10 years

What is your favorite breadfruit dish?

Breadfruit hash

In your opinion do you think breadfruit is a worthy opponent in the battle to conquer world hunger?


Do you have a favorite breadfruit story?

The hawaiian story of ku – where the god turns himself into a breadfruit tree to feed his family and village during famine

What is one important message you would like people to know or learn about breadfruit?

it is delicious!