Beekeepers Sought for Small Hive Beetle Study

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 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 […]

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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 […]

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Jimmy Trujillo, Dr. Francis Takahashi

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. […]

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