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Beekeepers Sought for Small Hive Beetle Study



Researchers are asksing Kaua`i beekeepers to participate in a study to determine the density and distribution of the Small Hive Beetle (SHB) on the island.

The study is being conducted by the Kaua`i Community College Apiary Program, in collaboration with the Hawai`i Department of Agriculture (HDOA) and the Kaua`i Beekeepers Association (KBEE), which is […]

By |November 8th, 2012|0 Comments

Free Bee Talk July 9

Free Bee Talk July 9

State apiary specialist Danielle Downey will bee the featured speaker in a free public talk on pest and disease management at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 9 in the Kaua`i Community College Electronics & Technology building auditorium.

“This is a good chance for beekeepers to learn more about how to manage for […]

By |July 7th, 2012|0 Comments

Bee Friendly

by Joan Conrow

Folks all over Kaua`i are getting buzzed about bees.

They’re beginning to realize that honey bees, which pollinate fruits and vegetables, are facing serious environmental threats.

“There’s an awareness that bees are important for a number of reasons and we can’t just sit back and hope they’ll recover,” says Dr. Francis Takahashi, electronics instructor at […]

By |May 23rd, 2012|0 Comments