‘Ulu Propagation Techniques

Date: TBD - October–November 2018
Location: Keaukaha, Hawai‘i Island
This hands-on workshop will explore different propagation techniques commonly used for ‘ulu. Participants will get to try their hand at air layering and learn about additional methods such as grafting, root cuttings, sucker transplants and tissue culturing. The pros and cons of each...

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‘Ulu Pruning Best Practices

Dates: TBD, Spring 2019

Canʻt reach all the fruit on your ‘ulu tree? Prune it! This common practice with other orchard crops is especially important for ‘ulu, which can grow 60+ feet if left unattended and has easy-to-break branches, making climbing unsafe. This workshop will cover pruning best practices for...

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‘Ulu Harvesting, Post-Harvest and Maturity Stage Identification Workshops

Coming to Kohala and Hilo!

Dates: TBD, Fall 2018 / Winter 2019

Due to popular demand, this workshop – which was first held in Kona in August 2018 – is going on an islandwide road tour! Topics include a hands-on showcase of ‘ulu harvesting tools used by island farmers and...

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Sustainable ‘Ulu Production Practices with Dr. Noa Kekuewa Lincoln, Professor of Indigenous Crops and Cropping Systems at UH CTAHR

Dates: TBD, Fall 2018

Dr. Lincoln will share preliminary results from a statewide breadfruit management survey with over 50 growers around the Hawaiian Islands. Findings highlight how specific management practices affect tree and soil health and fruit yield and quality. Dr. Lincoln will also discuss traditional Hawaiian production practices, focusing...

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