Archive | Big Island


Biofuels Plant in Hawaii Is First to Be Certified as Sustainable – The New York Times

KEAAU, Hawaii — The trucks roll in and out of the plant at a business park nestled near papaya farms and a forest preserve on the Big Island here, an operation that transforms waste cooking oils, animal fats, fruit and seeds into biodiesel fuel, nearly 13,000 gallons a day. Owned by Pacific Biodiesel, an industry […]

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Hawaii banana disease

Banana disease continues to spread on Hawaii’s Big Island – Lancaster Farming

, Hawaii (AP) — Farmers on Hawaii’s Big Island are worried after a disease affecting banana plants was found north of Hilo despite a quarantine effort. The banana bunchy top virus, which stunts the growth of banana plants and deforms their fruit, was first found on Oahu in 1989 and arrived in Kailua-Kona the next […]

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Hilo Hawaii KNF IMO

Korean Natural Farming Symposium 2015

Korean Natural Farming From Hawai`i Farmers Union United: HFUU’s East Hawaii Chapter is holding their 1st Annual Korean Natural Farming Symposium to share and teach Korean Natural Farming Practices. The event will be held from October 1-3, 2015 in Hilo, Hawaii. KNF is a compilation of organic practices that utilizes local, cheap, easy-to-obtain ingredients to […]

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HLH plants 300,000 endemic trees on Big Island

HLH LLC, a Hawaii-based sustainable forestry company, planted 300,000 endemic trees on Hawaii Island — nearly a quarter of its overall goal of 1.3 million total trees to be planted for permanent reforestation across the Hawaiian Islands. HLH set aside more than 1,000 acres of land for its reforestation project, establishing the world’s first Hawaiian […]

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Hawaii Homegrown Food Network – Food-Producing Agroforestry Landscapes For Hawaii

Creative agroforestry for food production in home, farm, and community landscapes Agroforestry landscapes are models of productive, low input systems that have sustained people for centuries in Hawai’i. Farmers, homeowners, and communities are rediscovering the many benefits of agroforestry. This workshop offers participants an introduction to best practices in establishing and maintaining a working agroforestry […]

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Microgreens & Sprouts in Hawaii

Hawaii Eco Living Sprouts And Microgreens, Where?

  Sprouts And Microgreens Local, Fresh, Delicious! Hawaii Eco Living has purchased an established local sprout and microgreen business and is excited to begin our journey into the local food network. Providing nourishing food that is packed with goodness is an energizing operation to be a part of. The previous owner, with decades of practice, […]

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