JASH Weekly Update 11/18: Taste of JASH with Hawaiian Shochu Company TONIGHT!
Dear Members and Friends of JASH, Join us TONIGHT, Thursday, November 18 at 5:30PM (HST) for our second installment in our Taste of JASH: Nomu Edition series! We welcome Ken Hirata, founder and owner of Hawaiian Shochu Company in Haleiwa for a virtual distillery tour and talk-story, moderated by JASH Board Director John Rankin. In this virtual pau hana, learn how POI inspired Haleiwa’s own Nami Hana shochu, and get the latest information on Hawaii’s FIRST locally distilled gin. Hawaiian Shochu Company Founder and Owner Ken Hirata and his wife Yumiko produce small-batch Honkaku Shochu in Haleʻiwa using locally-sourced sweet potatoes (imo) through traditional, old-style techniques. Click here for their website.