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Third Annual Hawaiian Natural Honey Challenge results

MEDIA RELEASE This year’s Hawaiian Natural Honey Challenge was a special event. For the first time this year the award categories were expanded to reflect varietal types of honey, the category of comb honey was added, and multi-floral blends were divided into three types (light, amber and dark). A total of 52 entries were submitted […]

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Big Island Beekeepers Association workshop (Jan. 21)

Big Island Beekeepers Association workshop (Jan. 21)

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island Beekeepers Association is sponsoring a workshop 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Komohana Apiary. Participants should meet at the Hilo Komohana Research and Extension Service Complex parking lot and proceed to the apiary located behind the complex by the organic garden. The workshop will consist on a hive inspection […]

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Hawaiian Natural Honey Challenge winners announced

Hawaiian Natural Honey Challenge winners announced

MEDIA RELEASE The 2nd annual Hawaiian Natural Honey Challenge culminated in the public tasting Sept. 14 at the Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel. At the event, the public was treated to a demonstration of encaustic painting, also known as hot wax painting, by John Matsushita of Volcano. The challenge is sponsored by the Big Island Beekeepers […]

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Bee Love Apiaries' honey wins inaugural challenge

Bee Love Apiaries’ honey wins inaugural challenge

MEDIA RELEASE Jenny Bach of Papaaloa’s Bee Love Apiaries dominated the competition Tuesday in the Big Island Beekeepers Association’s first Hawaiian Honey Challenge, with 89.5 of a possible 100 points. Held at Hilo’s Komohana Extension Service Ag Building, Bach’s solid honey from fruit, citrus and palm flowers in lower Puna outpaced all other competitors in […]

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