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Hawaii Pollinator Week

Governor signs bill vital to Hawaii’s honeybee industry

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‘Bee the Change’ at HPA (Jan. 25)

MEDIA RELEASE What is happening to honeybees? That is the question facing our island, our state, and a significant portion of our planet, as bee colonies worldwide are weakening and dwindling. To shed some light on the plight of honeybees and what can be done to help, Hawaii Preparatory Academy, in partnership with Bee Love […]

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Pesticide approved for use to control bee mites

Pesticide approved for use to control bee mites

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Agriculture has licensed a miticide for use by Hawaii beekeepers to control the varroa mite, which is considered one of the most serious pests of honeybees. The miticide, Mite-Away Quick Strips TM, is produced by a Canadian company and had been in use in Canada to control varroa mites. […]

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Keeping Hawaii's honeybees healthy (Oct. 6)

Keeping Hawaii’s honeybees healthy (Oct. 6)

When: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6 Where: Kealakekua Public Library Jennifer Bach will discuss the healthy natural approach to keeping honeybees. Jennifer is responsible for the development and coordination of the Honeybee Education Program and has been a beekeeper for seven years. Owner of Bee Love Apiaries, Jennifer Bach has been providing the Hamakua, Hilo […]

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