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Update on Balcony Patioponics

Aquaponics, Featured, Harvesting, Misc on September 8th, 2011 No Comments

ShareThe patioponics system we installed on a condo balcony in Kaimuki is doing well.  In the ebb-and-flow gravel bed there are Hawaiian peppers, watermelon, tomatoes, squash, papaya, strawberry, and a rare Native Hawaiian plant.  Growing in the raft are eggplants, squash, baby romaine lettuce, and peppers.

Aquaponics Program Expanded to Pearl City Complex

Aquaponics, Education, Featured, News on August 30th, 2011 2 Comments

ShareThe aquaponics pilot program that isisHawaii and Hapa Farms started at Highlands Intermediate School has been extended and expanded to the elementary schools in the Pearl City Complex for the 2011-2012 school year.  Hapa Farms will be adding a commercial-scale aquaponics system to the systems installed last year at the Highlands Intermediate Science Garden and [...]

Aquaponic Bananas

Aquaponics, Featured, Misc on August 19th, 2011 2 Comments

Share Bananas are growing on the banana tree grown in Hapa Farms’ aquaponic system in Nu’uanu. The tree was planted from a small cutting in the gravel bed and fruit appeared in early July. Can’t wait to eat these bananas!

Star Advertiser Features Hapa Farms Aquaponic System at Highlands Intermediate

Aquaponics, Education, Featured, News on August 16th, 2011 No Comments

ShareThe Star Advertiser’s August 14 publication included an article about the income-based academics divide in Hawaii that highlighted the aquaponics at Highlands Intermediate School, built and maintained by Hapa Farms.  The aquaponics system was pictured (page A14) and described as an example of one of the rigorous STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) projects that [...]

Hapa Farms in Whole Foods webisode

Featured, Misc, News on June 4th, 2011 No Comments

ShareHapa Farms will be featured in a webisode on innovative agriculture for a Whole Foods web series on solutions for an overcrowded planet.  A production team filmed residential systems as well as the Highlands Intermediate School aquaponic and static hydroponic systems in their science garden for the video.  The webisode is scheduled to be launched [...]

Papayas in Manoa System

Aquaponics, Featured on April 28th, 2011 No Comments

Share Papayas growing in the Waimanalo Prototype aquaponic system in Manoa.

Static Aquaponic Tomatoes

Aquaponics, Featured, Harvesting on February 24th, 2011 No Comments

Share Heirloom tomatoes were harvested from an experimental static aquaponics system in Nuuanu.

Updated Photos from Hilo Patio Ponics System

Aquaponics, Featured on February 19th, 2011 No Comments


Pepper harvest in Nuuanu

Featured, Harvesting on January 26th, 2011 1 Comment

Lots of peppers were harvested from the gravel bed in the commercial system in Nuuanu

Highlands Intermediate School Aquaponics Class

Education, Featured, News on January 18th, 2011 No Comments

Highlands Intermediate School will be offering an aquaponics class next school year through their science department.