Opened. The Grove in Kailua, a new neighborhood restaurant featuring chef Fred DeAngelo’s local-centric dishes.
The Grove, 33 Aulike St., open daily 5–10pm, [grovekailua.com], 262-2898
Opening date. Whole Foods Kailua to open on April 18.
New owners. Poamoho Organic Farm has been sold by Joan and Al Santaro to a young couple who’ll continue to farm organically and build on the Santaros’s progress.
Guilty Monsanto. The US biotech giant loses a lawsuit in France for poisoning a farmer that used Monsanto herbicides.
Brewing crafty fun. Look out for the 17th annual Kona Brewers Festival on Sat., 3/10 featuring 70 types of ales and lagers.
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