A Union of Heroes Leading By Example


2020 HFUU State Convention

Featuring Keynote Presentations and Q&A Sessions with

Paul Stamets, Joel Salatin

Dr. Elaine Ingham

Dr. Zach Bush

KNF Experts: Logan Silsey, Mike Dupont

among many others!


Live Online November 12, 13, 14 & 15th!

Weaving Music and Farmers Presentations over 4 Days 4-5 hours a day

Catch up with our latest HFUU Speaker Series

Speaker Series #37 | When Coconuts Grow, Humanity Flourishes w/ Indrajit Gunasekara & Manu Aluli Meyer

July 14, 2022
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Music & Speaker #36 | How Did I Get Here? Wahine Farmers of East Maui – Music by Fawn Helekahi

June 24, 2022
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Music & Speaker Series #35 | Na Manu Kai – Ecological Engineers with Maui Nui Seabird Recovery Project | Music by Fede & Deni!

June 11, 2022
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Speaker & Music Series #34 | Hosted by Kona Chapter | Rubbish to Resource with Chantal Chung of Mā’ona Community Gardens & Evan Lam of Circlepack

May 26, 2022
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Speaker Series #33 | Preventing Invasive Species in Hawai’i with John Frostad of HDOA & Scott Crawford

April 29, 2022
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Speaker Series #32 with Kohala Chapter | All About Hemp: A Nationwide Update on Legislation, Best Practices, & More! | Featuring Gail & Cab Baber of Hawaii Royal Hemp Music by Micah Nelson aka Particle Kid

April 26, 2022
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Speaker Series #31: Planting Canoe Crop Gardens with Pat Simmons Jr.

March 25, 2022
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Speaker Series #30: Integrated Aquaculture & Aquaponics | Hosted by Kona Chapter, Chantal Chung & Dr. Maria Haws

March 20, 2022
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Music & Speaker #29: All About Ulu | The Importance of Canoe Plants & Ulu Flour with Brynn Foster, Tamara Butterbaugh, & Maile Kamisugi

February 10, 2022
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Music & Speaker #28: Raising Keiki & Homeschooling on the Farm in Ka’u with Annie Ridgely & Elizabeth Crook, Music by Gene & D of Keaiwa

January 21, 2022
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About the Union


Join the Union in one of our 13 Chapters across the Islands of Hawaii

Meet the Leadership of the Hawaii Farmers Union United!

Vincent Mina, Union President

Farmer Producing Greens, Member since 2003

Vincent leads the State Board of both the Union and the Foundation. The Hawaii Farmers Union United State Board is composed of 20? members. Get to know the members and find out what the state board does for members.


Anny Bruch

Vice President


David Case

State Secretary


Reba O'Day

Birds with Arms Farms, State Treasurer, Maui-Haleakala Chapter President


Anny Bruch

Farmer, State Board Member, Kauai Chapter President


Christian Zuckerman

Farmer, State Board Member, Oahu-Waianae Chapter President

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Brynn Foster

Farmer, State Board Member, Oahu-North Shore Chapter President


Vince Kimura

Executive Board Member, Membership Director, State Board Member, Oahu-Waimanalo Chapter President


Kaipo Kekona

Farmer, State Board Member, Maui-Lahina Chapter President

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Bobby Pahia

Farmer, State Board Member, Maui-Mauna-Kahalawai Chapter President


Robert Boudreax

Farmer, State Board Member, Maui-Hana Chapter President


Maureen Datta

Farmer, State Board Member, Hawaii-Kona Chapter President


Dash Kuhr

Farmer, State Board Member, Hawaii-Kohala Chapter President


Matt Dreyer

Farmer, State Board Member, Hawaii-Kau Chapter President


Steve Lund

Farmer, State Board Member, Hawaii-Puna Chapter President


Eric Weinert

Farmer, State Board Member, Communications Director, Hawaii-East-Hawaii Chapter President


Aloha and welcome to the official web portal for Hawai’i Farmers Union United (HFUU) now representing 13 regional chapters. HFUU (est. 2010) is the fastest growing state chapter within the National Farmers Union (est. 1902). Meet our Leadership, review our bylaws, policies, or Contact Us.

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Our Work



HFUU represents and advocates for family farmers and ranchers on all of the Hawaiian Islands. Our members represent: Farm Owners/Operators, Foodies, Ranchers, Gardeners, Perma-culturalists, Cultural practitioners, Landscapers, and Suppliers & Businesses that are part of the local food chain.



HFUU and NFU (National Farmers Union) membership offers educational opportunities for youth and adults at local, state and national levels; an On-Farm Mentoring (FAM) Program in Hawaii, Internship Program in Washington, D.C., and many others.



The HFUU Legislative Committee participates collaboratively with the Policy Committee, coalitions, organizations, and agencies to articulate, promote and work to establish legislation and policies that align with the mission and vision of HFUU.