Jun 27, 2017, 5:00 PM
Smart Yields is a start-up with a mobile and desktop app that aims to analyze, predict, and alert farmers of environmental conditions for control over farm health from a variety of sensors.
Jul 24, 2017, 5:00 PM
Some small landowners are planting high-value hardwoods like mohagany and koa for eventual use as cabinet or furniture woods. Others are managing native forests purely for conservation. Dr. Friday will describe some of these projects and provide an update on Rapid `Ohia Death, a fungal disease that is killing `ohia trees around Hawaii island.
Jun 27, 2016, 5:00 PM
Organic waste such as kitchen waste, grass clipping, fruit waste and weeds contains large amounts of nutrients and energy. This energy can be harvested using anaerobic digestion process, and is applicable to small coffee and fruit plantations on Hawaii Island.
May 23, 2016, 5:00 PM
In 1978, Congress established Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park to preserve, interpret, and perpetuate traditional native Hawaiian activities and culture by protecting the cultural and natural resources within the Park. Jeff Zimpfer will speak about the establishment of the Park, the Park’s natural and cultural resources, stewardship opportunities and long-term plans, and the efforts the NPS is taking to preserve Park resources for future generations.
Apr 25, 2016, 5:00 PM
Kampachi Farms’ has pioneered the Velella project, demonstrating two new concepts: untethered, open ocean "drifter pens"; and “over-the-horizon aquaculture”™. Co-founder Neil Sims will discuss the latest developments in open-ocean aquaculture.