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Congratulations to Highlands Intermediate!

Education, Featured, News on April 27th, 2012 No Comments

Share Highlands Intermediate School has placed first in the state in the Intermediate School STEM Week Hawaii awards for their outstanding commitment to STEM education. We have been honored to work with Highlands administration and faculty in the development of their sustainable agriculture program and Science Garden and want to congratulate the school! For more [...]

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 [...]

Aquaponic Banana Harvest

Aquaponics, Featured, Harvesting on December 22nd, 2011 3 Comments

ShareBananas were harvested from a tree grown in a Hapa Farms home aquaponic system in Nuuanu.

Aquaponics Workshop for Nanakuli/Waianae Educators/Community Members

Aquaponics, Education, Events and Seminars, Featured, Misc on December 14th, 2011 No Comments

Share Hapa Farms participated in a workshop to introduce educators and community members in the Nanakuli/Waianae district to aquaponics. The workshop was held at Windward Community College on November 5 and was led by isis Hawaii, CTAHR, and Tapiki as Internet-Based Business part of the Ipu Waiwai Kula AE project. Hapa Farms presented on the [...]

Watch Hapa Farms on Whole Food’s Webseries 9.3 “Food” webisode

Featured, Misc, News on October 6th, 2011 2 Comments

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900 gallon System Added to Highlands Intermediate

Aquaponics, Education, Featured, Misc, Project Installations on September 30th, 2011 No Comments

Share Hapa Farms worked with teachers at Highlands Intermediate to add a 900 gallon aquaponic system to their Science Garden as part of the aquaponic program expansion for the 2011-2012 school year. The science department and faculty and Highlands have done a great job of integrating aquaponics into their science curriculum and developing a project-based [...]

Aquaponics Program Starting in Nanakuli/Wai’anae Complex

Aquaponics, Education, Featured, Misc on September 22nd, 2011 1 Comment

Share Hapa Farms is part of a team that includes isisHawaii, Tapiki, and UH’s CTAHR to increase STEM awareness in the Nanakuli/Wai’anae complex using aquaponics. We will be installing aquaponic systems in several schools within the complex, training faculty and staff in system maintenance, and assisting in curriculum development and integration.

Using Green Water

Featured, Misc on September 16th, 2011 No Comments

Share Plants in soil can benefit from green water too. Green water from routine water changes in fish tanks can act as a natural fertilizer and give you some great plant growth while also conserving water.

Highlands Intermediate Aquaponics Class Underway

Aquaponics, Education, Featured, Misc on September 9th, 2011 No Comments

ShareWe visited the aquaponics class at Highlands Intermediate School this week.  The class is the first aquaponics class offered at the school and is a project-based class using the systems Hapa Farms installed last year.  Students in the class were busy taking various measurements from sensors in the system and got a quick lesson on [...]