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Growing Kalamungay or Moringa trees in Hawaii

Growing Kalamungay or Moringa trees in Hawaii can offer various benefits, given the favorable climate and conditions in the region. Here are some potential advantages: Nutritional Value: Moringa leaves are rich in essential nutrients, including vitamins A, C, and E, as well as minerals such as calcium, potassium, and iron. Incorporating Moringa into the...

USA JOBS – Agriculture Hawaii Federal Jobs

Contract Specialist Agriculture, Rural Development Department of Agriculture Anywhere in the U.S. (remote job) STRATEGIC ACQUISITIONS BRANCH Starting at $98,496 Per Year (GS 13) Permanent – Full-time Open 10/03/2023 to 12/19/2023 ************ Plant Protection Technician Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Department of Agriculture Multiple Locations Starting at $37,696 Per Year (GS 5) Permanent...

Importance of Mulberry in Hawaii

Wauke Tall skinny wauke plants with green leaves stand closely packed. Wauke (wă’u-ke) Paper Mulberry Broussonetia papyrifera Mulberry (Morus spp.) holds cultural and economic significance in Hawaii for various reasons: Cultural Significance: Traditional Uses: Mulberry has been traditionally used in Hawaii for various purposes. The bark of the mulberry tree was used in making...

Issues Watermelon Growers Experience in Hawaii

Watermelon cultivation in Hawaii, like any agricultural endeavor, comes with its own set of challenges. Some of the issues that watermelon growers in Hawaii face include: Pests and Diseases: Common pests like aphids, whiteflies, and cucumber beetles, as well as diseases such as powdery mildew and Fusarium wilt, can affect watermelon crops. Hawaii’s tropical...

UH wildfire expert: Invasive grasses growing in the abandoned plantations fueled wildfires on Maui and Hawaii Island

Spectrum News BY MICHELLE BRODER VAN DYKE Invasive grasses growing in the abandoned plantations on Maui and Hawaii Island fueled the ongoing wildfires, according to a University of Hawaii at Manoa wildfire expert. Clay Trauernicht, an Assistant Specialist at UH Manoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, said land management is necessary to...

Feral Hogs and the Deadly 2023 Hawaii Fire?

City Watch – Politics. Perspectives. Participation. by PHYLLIS M DAUGHERTY CLIMATE CHANGE NOT AN EXCUSE FOR INACTION Climate change is a normal part of evolution but has become the most-recent politically correct term for inaction and to dismiss responsibility but is highly conducive to obtaining grants and/or a bigger budget for more studies. Studies...

USAJOBS – Fire Management Specialist (Prescribed Fire and Fuels)

USAJOBS – Fire Management Specialist (Prescribed Fire and Fuels) Duties Individual will be a part of a research team investigating barriers to implementation of the wildfire crisis strategy. Provides program management oversight for a high complexity fire/fuels management program, based on the IFPM complexity analysis rating factors. Provides professional expertise in the development and...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 8/17/2021

Supervisory Civil Engineer (Direct Hire) – Department: Department of Agriculture – Agency: Natural Resources Conservation Service – Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): vacancies – Honolulu, Hawaii Salary: $95,012.00 to $123,516.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-0810-13 Open Period: 2021-08-17 to 2021-08-23 Position Information: Permanent – Full-time Who May Apply: Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP,...

NPS releases short film on endangered Hawaiian honeycreepers

Maui News – The National Park Service has released a new short film called “Drawing Connections: Haleakala National Park,” which sheds light on how climate change is impacting the park’s most critically endangered species, Hawaiian honeycreepers. With only 17 species remaining, some with fewer than 500 individuals left, honeycreepers are a unique group of...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 8/10/2021

Biological Science Laboratory Technician Department: Department of Agriculture Agency: Agricultural Research Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy – Hilo, Hawaii Salary: $40,534.00 to $52,694.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-0404-6 Open Period: 2021-08-10 to 2021-08-19 Position Information: Term – Full-time Who May Apply: Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL), Open to the...

Kualoa Ranch uses oysters to organically clean its fishpond and newspapers with banana and coconut leaves to grow taro with less weeding

Kealakai – By Anna Stephenson – Farmers and researchers are using oysters in a more than 800-year-old loko ia, or fishpond, on Kualoa Ranch, blending Hawaiian heritage and today’s innovation to overcome problems pre-contact Hawaiian farmers did not have to face. The problems include not having enough fish to eat pond algae and a...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 8/9/2021

Interdisciplinary Ecologist and Soil Scientist – Department: Department of Agriculture – Agency: Natural Resources Conservation Service – Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): Many vacancies – Multiple Locations Salary: $64,649.00 to $103,875.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-0408/0470-11/12 Open Period: 2021-08-09 to 2021-08-13 Position Information: Permanent – Full-time Who May Apply: Internal to an...

Na Wai ‘Eha ruling prioritizes sustainability and culture

Maui News Shane M. Sinenci After over 20 years of legal proceedings, the Hawaii Commission on Water Resources Management issued a decision and order on June 28 prioritizing sustainable water resource management and Hawaiian culture for Na Wai ‘Eha, which encompasses all waters from Waihee, Waiehu, Wailuku and Waikapu. The landmark decision establishes the...

Hirono co-introduces legislation to fund ag research

The Garden Island WASHINGTON — There’s an estimated backlog of $11.5 billion in deferred maintenance and modernization needed at various agricultural-research facilities, including the University of Hawai‘i’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources in Manoa and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service facilities. Earlier this week, U.S. Sens. Mazie K. Hirono...

Food availability depends on agricultural imports and exports

Agri Live Today Texas A&M agricultural economists look at agricultural trade benefits to consumers, economy Economic activity related to the importation and exportation of agricultural products benefits consumers and helps stimulate both the Texas and U.S. economy, according to experts from the Department of Agricultural Economics in the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and...

Urban agriculture in Honolulu

UH News Hawaiʻi’s heavy reliance on imported goods and the future impact of climate change on food production are just two of the reasons why a UH Mānoa global environmental science senior focused her project on urban agriculture (vertical farming, community gardens, hydroponics and greenhouses) in Honolulu. In this public impact research project, Seraphina...

Agri-Business Workshops for Farmers

Molokai Dispatch UHCTAHR Molokai Extension News Release Whether you are an experienced farmer, an up and coming market gardener, or find yourself anywhere in between, then this is the workshop series for you! There will be four free workshops offered throughout August and September that will focus on the business side of agriculture and...

Court Limits A&B East Maui Stream Diversion

Civil Beat By Chad Blair A Hawaii judge has ordered Alexander & Baldwin to significantly reduce the amount of water it diverts from East Maui streams for agricultural, domestic and industrial purposes. Judge Jeffrey Crabtree of Hawaii’s Environmental Courts said in a written order Friday that A&B — a major real estate company in...

DLNR News Release: Apply Now For Wildland Mitigation And Landscape Scale Restoration Funding

The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is seeking applicants for two new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service competitive grant programs: wildland-urban interface and landscape scale restoration grants. Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) grants provide funds to mitigate risk from wildland fire. Funds are awarded through a competitive process with emphasis on hazard...

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  • KKV Intermediary Pacific Gateway Center Farm Connector
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii KKV Intermediary Pacific Gateway Center Farm ConnectorMany farmers in Hawaii are limited English proficient. The Farm Connector Support Program builds capacity for small farmers by increasing access to farm training,... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/18/2024
  • Soil Conservationist
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Kaunakakai SummaryThis position is located in a USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service state, area, or field office.The incumbent assists the Conservation District(s) (CD) within the managerial unit, consisting of at least... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/17/2024
  • Seasonal Agriculture Support
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Kunia Details: Job Title: Seasonal Agriculture SupportLocation: Kunia (Oahu) Hawaii LOCAL CANDIDATES. Relocation not available.Zip Code: 96759Start Date: Right AwayKeywords: #agriculturejobsA Seasonal Agriculture Support job in Kihei, HI is currently available... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/16/2024
  • Farm Gardener
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Koloa THE CLUB AT KUKUI`ULAOur name "Kukui`ula" is the place name of our location on Kauai's southern shore, near world-famous Poipu Beach. Kukui`ula comes from two Hawaiian words: kukui, or candlenut... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/13/2024
  • Seed Technician
    Bayer. Hawaii, Kaunakakai- Molokai At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where 'Health for all Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/12/2024
  • Field Crew Member
    Bayer. Hawaii, Kaunakakai- Molokai At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where 'Health for all Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/12/2024
  • Seed Technician
    Bayer. Hawaii, Kunia At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where 'Health for all Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/12/2024
  • Automation Technician
    Bayer. Hawaii, Kunia At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where 'Health for all Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/12/2024
  • Regional Manager
    The Wonderful Company. Hawaii, Honolulu Company DescriptionRelationships are at the heart of our business. Come join our On-Premise team to sell the Earth's Finest Water® and an exceptional wine portfolio. You may know us for... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/11/2024
  • Urban Agricultural Assistant
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Honolulu SummaryThe urban agricultural assistant provides assistance with the IHS rooftop gardens/landscaping. Facilitate and/or coordinate vocational agricultural training for guests. Essential Functions:Clean up litter and attend to gardens of vegetables and... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/11/2024
  • Farm Associate (Temp-To-Hire)
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii About Sensei AgAt Sensei Ag, we align technology with the environment to protect and preserve natural resources while optimizing how we grow food. Merging agriculture and innovation to achieve sustainable... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/11/2024
  • FARM MANAGER I - KULANI CORRECTIONAL FACILITY - HAWAII ISLAND
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii Salary: $5,235.00 MonthlyLocation : Island of HawaiiJob Type: VariousJob Number: 24-0333Department: Corrections and RehabilitationOpening Date: 07/06/2024Closing Date: ContinuousRecruitment Information Recruitment Number 24-0333This vacancy is located at the Kulani Correctional Center... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 07/08/2024