HDOA Aquaponics Workshop

11/13/2014   1pm to 3pm

Lihue Neighborhood Center

3353 Eono St., Lihue, HI 96766

With funding from the USDA Federal-State Marketing Improvement Program, HDOA will host five workshops on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, Big Island and Molokai on the growth potential of aquaponics industry in Hawaii. HDOA hopes to equip aspiring new aquaponic farmers with knowledge in key areas including wholesaler’s feedback. Existing aquaponic farmers may find the information helpful as well. The workshops are free and open to the public. Below are details of the workshop to be held on Kauai.

Workshop Contents

  • The number of aquaponic farms in Hawaii and the state of their profitability
  • The state of market acceptance of aquaponic products
  • What are the hot products to grow and sell?
  • Food safety
  • Packaging and branding
  • How to pitch to investors
  • The state of aquaculture in the U.S. and the world
  • Q&A session

Contact Person for Workshop Registration

Liz Xu

Economic Development Specialist

Aquaculture & Livestock Support Services