Beekeeping can be a rewarding hobby reaping great benefits, but for most new-bees it is also a puzzling challenge that requires time, dedication, patience, skill, and experience to learn. So before you run out and buy bees from the next beekeeper you meet, here are some essential things you need to consider before beginning your journey into beekeeping.Read More
Mumulu. To swarm, to come together, to sit conversing in a cluster
With this blog, we hope to inspire a new fascination and respect for nalo meli (honey bees) by sharing interesting and important information about bees and beekeeping. Just as a swarm of bees comes together as one, our intention is to create a space where everyone – beekeepers and non-beekeepers alike, can come together in conversation to ask questions, share thoughts and ideas, and discuss issues facing the future of our pollinators in Hawaiʻi.
Since 90% of flowering crops rely on animal pollinators such as honey bees, it is crucial for us all to work together to save our bees for our natural environment and agricultural community. What can you do to help save our pollinators?Read More