UPDATE: Unfortunately, although HB536 was scheduled for a hearing on Wed 1/31, the Committees ran out of time from other agendas that day and were therefore unable to receive testimony on this bill. Due to our advance notice requirements, in order to still consider this bill we were therefore required to re-schedule this bill and […]
Haleakala Farmers Meeting Tuesday, January 22nd – Maui, Hawai‘i Farmers Union United Attention all ranchers, farmers, gardeners and people who eat food and want to support those who grow/catch/raise it. The Haleakala Chapter of Hawai‘i Farmer’s Union United is moving back Upcountry to our new home at Kalama Intermediate Cafeteria. […]
Aloha Pu’uhonua ‘o Hana. We are proud to recognize our 2018 Grand Marshalls, Hāna’s own John and Tweetie Lind. John and Tweetie are the co-founders of the Hāna District Pohaku, Hāna Canoe Club, co-founders of East Maui Taro Festival, the Kauiki Council, and their land-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit group, the Kīpahulu Ohana. They’re residents of Kīkoʻo, […]
Hawai‘i Lawmakers who support Farming Thank you to this growing list of political leaders who continue to advocate for the family farmer, the small farmer, the producer farmer and the new farmer. We appreciate you! You do #Hawaii proud! We are proud to support you in your 2018 campaign and are eager to have you […]
By Ed Wendt It has been a long journey, too long. I am happy the water is restored to East Maui and that our people can go back to farming. I am happy for the kalo, the fish, the opae and ‘o‘opu, and the limu. Life has been restored; all will have life again. However, […]
You are invited to join the facebook page Maui Garden Exchange. Here you can post any plants, produce, and garden supplies that you may have for sale or are ISO (in search of) – and invite any friends to join who are also gardeners.
Three day event on Maui features many presentations and enthusiastic crowd Hawaii Farmers Union United (HFFU) hosted the 2015 convention at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu. The three day event ran from Friday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 15 and drew a large and enthusiastic crowd consisting of HFUU members, elected officials, would-be candidates, […]
Here are the roles of various agencies involved in the Little Fire Ants (LFA) infestation in Nāhiku (east Maui): Hawaii Ant Lab (HAL): Based in Hilo, HAL is the entity in Hawai‘i with the most expertise regarding little fire ants. HAL sets treatment protocols and directs overall operations for LFA infestations on Maui and elsewhere […]