Tag Archive | "beekeeping"

Beginning organic beekeeping course begins Sept. 7

MEDIA RELEASE In the past few years Hawaii Island has experienced a significant decline of honeybee populations. The demise of our bees is affecting not only beekeepers, but farmers of coffee, macadamia nuts, melons, tomatoes, cucumbers, citrus, avocado and lychee, for whom bees are a natural and necessary pollinator. The need and desire to keep […]

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Hawaii Pollinator Week

Governor signs bill vital to Hawaii’s honeybee industry

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Free beekeeping advice from Florida expert

Free beekeeping advice from Florida expert

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Agriculture’s Apiary Program is hosting a bee specialist from Florida who will give a series of free public talks in Kona, Hilo, Lihue and Honolulu beginning next week. The meetings will feature Dr. Jamie Ellis, apiculture extension specialist with the University of Florida, who has worked with small hive […]

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Beginning organic beekeeping workshop (July 9-30)

Beginning organic beekeeping workshop (July 9-30)

MEDIA RELEASE WHEN: 1-5 p.m. Saturdays – July 9, 16, 23 and 30 WHERE: Volcano Island Honey, Ahualoa (3 classes) and Bee Love Apiaries, Papaaloa (1 class) FEE: $200 per person, includes: Four week class, class book and swarm trap. Basic Beekeeping Supplies: Hat, veil, gloves, hive tool, smoker, bee brush, frame grip and entrance […]

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Beginning beekeeping classes & hands-on workshop

MEDIA RELEASE Learn how to raise and manage your own bees effectively whether it is for harvesting honey, pollinate your fruit trees and flowers or simply to build strong hives for local and global sustainability. You need to know that effective bee management can have major impact on the health of your honeybee colony. Get […]

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