The Hawaii Chapter of the American Bamboo Society started on the Big Island more than 20 years ago and until now, most members from here. Nursery folks like Susan Ruskin and Peter Berg of Quindembo Nursery have been responsible for introducing more than 100 valuable species to our island. These now may be found in […]
At Sustainable Coastlines, Surfrider Foundation, and 808 Cleanups we love Hawai’i’s coastlines and love to keep them clean. We host large scale beach cleanups to inspire people to care for their coastlines. Not only through cleaning every time they visit the beach, but also through reducing their uses of plastic and looking at the sources of trash […]
These days, it’s unusual to find a large consumer products company that doesn’t have some sort of venture capital or startup-nurturing mechanism.Unilever is no different: Over the past year, it has invested $6 million in Unilever Foundry, a program for finding potential partners that can “make sustainable living commonplace. ”Now, it’s looking for even more […]
In an effort to assist small-scale food producers in Hawai‘i select vegetable varieties best suited for their specific locations, the Hawai‘i Public Seed Initiative (HPSI) is pleased to offer the Hawai‘i Seed Variety Selection Tool. This tool consists of two parts:A map that defines climate zones for Hawai‘i, andA database that identifies varieties of vegetable […]
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 […]
Internship Opportunity Looking for an unforgettable & meaningful way to spend your summer? If you are a college student or have recently graduated and have a deep interest in natural resource management, we have the perfect opportunity for you!!! The Nature Conservancy of Hawaiʻi is offering an unpaid six week summer internship program from June 22-July 31, 2015 […]
What Are You Looking For? From Bees To Trees & Beyond Our Hawaii Organizations page is dedicated to providing links to all the sustainable, eco, organic, permaculture kinda stuff from around the islands. Start clicking and be amazed by all the inspiring effort being carried out daily.
On A Fruit Tree Mission Planting edible landscapes for the benefit of all! The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation deserves a shout out for a noble vision that benefits all the earths inhabitants. Stop by their site, check them out, and if it is within your means give them a little support.
Travel & Learn Farming Skills “There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.” ― Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac If you are looking to travel to Hawaii and you also have […]
Looking For A Great Farm In Hawaii? Use Hawaii WWOOF! The most comprehensive directory of Hawaiian farms. We are a separate organization from WWOOF USA as we specialize with farms only in Hawaii in order to give better service to our Hosts and WWOOFers. This New WWOOF Hawaii website now offers over 280 Hosts listings!! […]