Let’s Talk Food: Pine nuts — a gourmet nut

Pine nuts have been such a staple ingredient in Italian cuisine since the days of ancient Rome. Roman soldiers ate them as they marched into battle. At Pompeii, archaeologists found pine nuts in the volcanic ash.

Hawaiian Style Band to perform at VAC

Volcano Art Center’s Sounds at the Summit will feature multiple Na Hoku award-winning group Hawaiian Style Band beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Niaulani Campus in Volcano Village.