49-560 Kamehameha Hwy
For more information: http://www.hawaiistatefarmfair.org/
Saturday, April 22, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
In celebration of Earth Month, this FREE, family-friendly event will promote the importance of keeping Hawaii clean and free of pollution, from the mountaintops to the Ocean.
Guests will take part in interactive booths, entertainment and a variety of hands-on learning activities and displays that showcase preservation and protection of Hawaii’s environment. Among the activities will be a fish release and native plant giveaway from Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO).
Food will be available for purchase and complimentary water stations will be provided for guests who bring refillable bottles.
for more info visit: http://www.waikikiaquarium.org/interact/annual-events/mauka-to-makai-earth-day/
The free dental clinic will provide keiki with dental screenings, teeth cleanings, and topical fluoride treatment. If additional dental services are needed, families without a dental home will be offered guidance on where they can seek dental treatment. The event will also feature entertainment and giveaways for its young guests.
Saturday, July 11, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Free for children and students with a valid student ID and just $5.00 for the general public.
Free parking is available.
visit: http://www.hawaiistatefarmfair.org/ for more info
Come celebrate 20 years of organic research at CTAHR at the Sustainable and Agriculture Program’s Organic Ag Field Day at 41-698 Ahiki St.
Visitors can learn more about variety trials of hot pepper and eggplant and check out displays of kalo, ‘uala, papaya, fertilizers, and shadehouses.
Waimanalo Research Station holds sustainable agriculture open house
The Sustainable and Organic Agriculture Program at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) is holding an Organic Field Day at the college’sWaimānalo Research Station on Saturday, July 26, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. The field day will include variety trials of hot peppers and eggplant as well as educational displays of taro, ʻuala (sweet potato), papaya and fertilizer types.
CTAHR has the only certified organic taro plot in the state. Station staff will also demonstrate the use of shade houses—plant enclosures made of shade cloth that can be built for use in a home garden to protect delicate plants from the sun.
“We’re celebrating 20 years of organic research at CTAHR, and we’re very proud of what we’ve accomplished so far,” said Extension Specialist Ted Radovich. “Our field days are part of our ongoing efforts to engage the community by inviting them to the station.”
The Sustainable and Organic Agriculture Program teaches, researches and practices ecologically sustainable methods of agricultural production. The program focuses on increasing profitability for farmers, promoting environmental stewardship, and promoting stable farm communities.