Archive for Aquaponics

Manana Elementary Kalo Harvest

Aquaponics, Education, Events and Seminars, Featured, Harvesting on August 30th, 2016 No Comments

ShareStudents at Manana Elementary harvested the kalo grown in their aquaponic systems. Students learned how to harvest the corm and leaves, then replant in their systems for future harvests.

Aquaponics Program at Nanakuli High & Intermediate School

Aquaponics, Education, Featured, Project Installations on August 28th, 2016 No Comments

ShareIn collaboration with HI Fusion ED, Hapa Farms worked with teachers and students at Nanakuli High & Intermediate School to install aquaponics systems in a greenhouse. The outdoor learning area has been used to learn about science, health, sustainability, and la’au lapa’au.

YMCA Camp Erdman Starts Pilot Aquaponics Program

Aquaponics, Education, Events and Seminars, Featured, Misc, Project Installations on July 30th, 2014 No Comments

ShareWe had so much fun working with YMCA Camp Erdman staff and campers to build a small aquaponics system. It’s exciting to see such a large organization, that reaches so many youth in Hawaii, getting an aquaponics program started!

Hapa Farms Presentations Available

Aquaculture, Aquaponics, Events and Seminars on November 6th, 2013 No Comments

SharePresentations by Hapa Farms for CTAHR/HAAA conferences are available for download. “Best Practices and Lessons Learned for Aquaponics in Schools” from the Aquaponics in the Classroom conference, October 2012: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/sustainag/workshop/downloads/Aquaponics-Classroom/Horner_HAPAfarms.pdf “Benefits and Challenges of an Fno Free Hatchery” from the Aquaculture of Tilapia in Hawaii, March 2013: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/sustainag/workshop/downloads/tilapia/5_Horner_FnoFree.pdf “Considerations for choosing and maintaining your aquaponic [...]

Keoneula Elementary System Build

Aquaponics, Education, Featured, Misc, News, Project Installations on November 4th, 2013 No Comments

ShareHapa Farms helped with a build of two aquaponic systems at Keoneula Elementary. The project was funded by Hawaiian Electric. Several teachers and administrators as well as assorted staff members participated in the build. This aquaponic system is part of a larger school garden featuring in ground native Hawaiian plants.

Residential System in Kahala

Aquaponics, Featured, Misc, Project Installations on May 18th, 2013 No Comments

ShareHapa Farms installed a residential system at a home in Kahala. The homeowners have done a great job of maintaining the system and growing a variety of plants!

Kanoelani Elementary System Build

Aquaponics, Education, Events and Seminars, Featured, Project Installations on November 27th, 2012 No Comments

Share Administrators, teachers, staff, and community members came together at Kanoelani Elementary School in Pearl City to build their aquaponic system in a build workshop led by Hapa Farms. Participants got hands-on with the build and received training in system maintenance.

Manana Elementary School System Build

Aquaponics, Education, Featured, Misc, Project Installations on November 8th, 2012 No Comments

ShareManana Elementary School in Pearl City received their aquaponic systems and have enjoyed cherry tomatoes, lettuce, and kalo that they’ve grown.

Patioponic Systems at Palisades Elementary

Aquaponics, Education, Featured, Misc, Project Installations on March 8th, 2012 No Comments

Share Four patioponic systems were built at Palisades Elementary for use with their fourth grade curriculum. Faculty and staff were involved in the build and received training in system maintenance, planting, and basic food safety.

Aquaponics Workshop for Pearl City Complex Educators

Aquaponics, Education, Events and Seminars, Featured, Misc on January 3rd, 2012 No Comments

Share Hapa Farms participated in a workshop for educators in the Pearl City Complex on December 8. The workshop was held at Highlands Intermediate School and was led by isisHawaii, CTAHR, Hapa Farms, and teachers from Highlands Intermediate school who shared their experiences with integrating aquaponics into their science curriculum and maintaining their systems. Hapa [...]