By Ken Love
An eight-day Molokai Master Food preservers class taught canning of jams, jellies, salsas, chutney, beans, beats, venison, chicken, fish along with fermenting and pickling. Pictured here are the class’ graduates, left to right: Kilia Purdy-Avelino, Elwina “Kara” Danner, Mercy Ritte, Bev Ferguson, Jo-Ann Simms, Jessica Saienni and Zhander Fiesta. Not pictured are Kahulu Peltier-Yaw and Instructor Ken Love. The class was made possible by a grant to Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers by the Department of Labor Workforce Development Division.