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Entrants in the 4th Annual Statewide Cupping Competition will be evaluated by an independent panel of industry professionals. Photo courtesy of HCA.
Hawaii Coffee Association Cupping on Maui
July 11th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

The Hawaii Coffee Association’s annual conference will be held July 19 to July 21 at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu.


University of Hawaii Maui College campus. Courtesy of UHMC.
Food Innovation Center Will Support Local Farmers and Ranchers
January 17th, 2012 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business
 

Several organizations have come together to launch the Food Innovation Center, a new food business incubator located at the University of Hawaii Maui College.


Organic Certification Cost-Share Assistance Now Available
Organic Certification Cost-Share Assistance Now Available
November 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Maui Business
 

The Hawai`i Dept of Agriculture is now accepting applications for a new round of organic certification cost-share assistance for farmers, livestock operators and produce handlers.


Jerry Konanui. Photo courtesy Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens offers Kalo Workshop September 4-6, 2010
August 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Maui Nui Botanical Gardens hosts a Kalo (Taro) workshop lead by Hawaiian cultural practitioner and mahi`ai (farmer) Jerry Konanui as part of its new education program, “Ulu Ka Hoi” (to grow interest).   This three day event will educate local farmers and practitioners on the varieties of kalo available, techniques to identify these varieties, […]


Warren Watanabe file photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui farmers seek restoration of funds
April 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The council’s Budget and Finance Committee continues to fine tune details of their FY 2011 Budget.  The majority of public testimony Wednesday morning focused on calls for restoration of funds for farming programs. In his testimony yesterday, Maui County Farm Bureau Executive Director Warren Watanabe said, “A proposal to take $50,000 away […]