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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.

Website Updated

Featured, Misc, News on November 13th, 2012 No Comments

ShareOur website has been updated! Check out our new pages on aquaponics in education, aquaculture, and info on buying our hormone-free and FNO-free Kahalu’u Red and Kahalu’u Black tilapia fry and fingerlings.

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 [...]

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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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 [...]

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 [...]

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.