[Past] Story-Based Marketing for Hawai‘i Farm Products
East Hawai‘i: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 • 5–8 p.m.
West Hawai‘i: Thursday, August 29, 2019 • 5–8 p.m.
tactics, and time to work individually and in groups with guidance and feedback from knowledgeable consultants.
[Past] ‘Ulu Pruning Workshop for Farmers and Gardeners
Saturday, March 23, 2019 • 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. • Hāwī, Hawai‘i Island
This hands-on workshop will provide an overview of best practices, strategies, and considerations for deciding when and how to prune your ‘ulu trees, whether in a backyard, commercial farm, school garden, or public setting. Topics such as pruning categories, technical terminology, and recommended tools and safety gear will be covered. Professional arborists and commercial farmers will also share their mana‘o and provide demonstrations showcasing preferred approaches.
[Past] Sustainable ‘Ulu Production Practices with Dr. Noa Kekuewa Lincoln, Professor of Indigenous Crops and Cropping Systems at UH CTAHR
[Past] ‘Ulu Propagation Workshop
[Past] Best Practices for ‘Ulu Harvesting, Post-Harvest Handling, and Maturity Stage Identification
Saturday, August 11, 2018 • 8:30–11:30 a.m., with potluck to follow
Jacques-Tanaka Farm, 78-6824 Makenawai Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
This hands-on workshop will cover how to identify ‘ulu at the ideal maturity stage for co-op product processing and most other Hawai‘i customers, focusing on specific identifiers for different varieties commonly found on Hawai‘i Island. We will also discuss best practices for ‘ulu harvesting with five different tools/techniques presented and time for participants to try out each one. Co-op staff will then demonstrate post-harvest handling methods to extend shelf life and maximize fruit quality.
[Past] Breadfruit Variety and Identification Workshop
Saturday, August 19, 2017 • 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
USDA Germplasm Repository, 928 Stainback Hwy, Hilo, HI 96720
Hawai‘i ‘Ulu Cooperative is hosting a world-class workshop on breadfruit varieties and identification with Dr. Diane Ragone, director of the Breadfruit Institute. Dr. Diane Ragone has collected nearly 200 breadfruit varieties from around the world and established the world’s largest repository at the National Tropical Botanical Garden’s Kahanu Garden on Maui.