FAM (Farm Apprenticeship Mentoring) now accepting applications for 2021-2022 Cohort

Maui’s agricultural future is now. Maui, HI.: The Hawaii Farmers Union United is excited to announce applications are now being accepted for the Farm Apprentice Mentoring (FAM) programs’ 7th cohort! Led by the dynamic team of Sara Gilligan, Outreach and FAM Program Director, and Makenna Anderson, Outreach and Program Coordinator. Sara brings over 20 years…

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Hawaii Farmers Union Executive Board Meet To Integrate Wellness Into Annual Strategy For 2021-2022

For Immediate Release: August 13, 2021   Contact: Brynn Foster 808-220-0470 / Bfoster@voyagingfoods.com Hawaii Farmers Union Executive Board Meet To Integrate Wellness Into Annual Strategy For 2021-2022 Kohala, Hawaii – Hawaii Farmers Union executive board members held their annual strategy meetings at Starseed Ranch on the Big Island this week and are committed to incorporating wellness…

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Music & Speaker #20: HFUU Lahaina Chapter President Kaipo Kekona with Music by Kūpaoa

Music & Speaker Series Event #20: Manager of Ku’ia Agriculture Education Center Kaipo Kekona; Music by Kūpaoa. Presented by Hawai’i Farmers Union United. Born and raised on the island of Maui, Kaipo is the Manager of Ku’ia Agriculture Education Center (K.A.E.C.) in Lahaina, Maui. K.A.E.C. specializes in traditional regional environmental Mahi’ai and restoring Ka Malu…

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Holding on to a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle

By Scott Crawford The residents of Kīpahulu live off the grid. They generate their own power, obtain water through catchment systems and streams, and grow, gather, raise and catch their own food. The only public utility servicing the area is Hawaiian Telcom. It is a quiet, self-sufficient lifestyle. Located on the southeast side of Maui,…

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