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Hamakua Springs shares free bananas from final harvest in Hilo Friday (April 1)

Hamakua Springs Country Farms will be giving away 300 boxes of bananas from its final banana harvest this Friday, April 1, 2016 (no fooling).

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Ha: Hawaii needs cheaper electricity

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NELHA will host a series of fish farmers markets this spring and summer. (Hawaii 24/7 photo by Karin Stanton)

NELHA Lecture Series: Food, Tourism, Energy Nexus (April 21)

MEDIA RELEASE Friends of NELHA (FON) will host the fifth in a series of free lectures regarding energy at the NELHA Gateway Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 21. This session will feature a panel speaking on the topic “Energy and the Economy – the Food / Tourism / Energy Nexus.” Admission is free. […]

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Solomon applauds Ha’s leadership in agriculture

MEDIA RELEASE In written testimony to the chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Sen. Malama Solomon expressed strong support for the appointment of Richard Ha to the state Board of Agriculture. “The challenges that face the agricultural business in Hawaii are daunting,” Solomon said in written testimony. “This is why we need Richard Ha’s […]

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Exploring geothermal, biomass in energy independence (Aug. 27)

Exploring geothermal, biomass in energy independence (Aug. 27)

MEDIA RELEASE For 18 years, after some initial controversy, Hawaii Island has been producing geothermal energy pretty consistently and pretty quietly. Now, geothermal has been thrust onto the statewide stage as the possible keystone of Hawaii’s energy independence. To get a clear picture of geothermal’s promise, along with a brief discussion on biomass, which Hawaii’s […]

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Gala to honor distinguished UH alumni (May 12)

Gala to honor distinguished UH alumni (May 12)

MEDIA RELEASE Nearly 600 University of Hawaii alumni and friends are expected to gather for the UH Alumni Association’s 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner and silent auction Thursday, May 12, at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. This year’s honorees are: * L. Tammy Duckworth (BA ’89 UH Manoa), Major, U.S. Army National Guard, Iraq War veteran […]

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Kona Town Meeting: Geothermal energy (Feb. 8)

Kona Town Meeting: Geothermal energy (Feb. 8)

MEDIA RELEASE Approximately 70 percent of the electricity used on the Big Island is generated by expensive, imported fossil fuel. Our dependence on imported fossil fuel not only presents a serious risk to our power system and creates huge amounts of greenhouse gases, but also drains billions of dollars from our economy annually. Hawaii Island […]

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Outstanding alumni bring high honor to UH

Outstanding alumni bring high honor to UH

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii Alumni Association (UHAA) has named its 2011 Distinguished Alumni Awards honorees. Established in 1987, the award recognizes outstanding alumni who have used their UH education to excel professionally, provide inspirational leadership to others, and provide service for the benefit of the community. A dinner will be held to honor […]

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Puana Ka Ike focuses on geothermal energy (Oct. 22)

Puana Ka Ike focuses on geothermal energy (Oct. 22)

MEDIA RELEASE Three panelists tackle the hot topic of geothermal energy during Puana Ka Ike (Imparting Knowledge) panel discussions this month in Hilo and Kona. The presentations are 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22 at the Keauhou Beach Resort Ballroom and for Eia Hawaii noon-1:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, at the University of Hawaii at Hilo […]

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Group to evaluate potential of geothermal to serve as the primary energy source for Big Island electricity

County geothermal working group organized

Group to evaluate potential of geothermal to serve as the primary energy source for Big Island electricity

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Cool farm, hot lunch - Hamakua Springs Country Farm

Cool farm, hot lunch – Hamakua Springs Country Farm

MEDIA RELEASE Farm-fresh lettuce. Tomatoes and cucumbers straight off the vine. The Kohala Center’s “Cool Farms, Hot Lunches” learning events continue with a visit to Hamakua Springs Country Farms with owner Richard Ha from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 27. Ha and his wife June operate Hamakua Springs Country Farms (formerly Keaau Bananas). […]

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