Here are some Hana Tropicals tips and tricks on how to plant a Moringa cutting! First things first, what is a Moringa cutting? A Moringa cutting is a branch that has been cut off from a mature Moringa tree. The cuttings should come from the branches of a tree that is at least one year … Continue reading How to Plant a Moringa Cutting
70% of our immune system is along the gut lining - the things we eat have a direct impact on our gut microbiome and the health of our immune system! So when it comes to looking for ways to boost the immune system, diet is a great place to start! We truly are what we … Continue reading Seven Things to Add to Your Diet to Boost Your Immune System Today!
My days start at 6:15 AM. If I’m out the door a minute after 6:30, it’s chaos.. all 30+ ducks march (or, I guess, technically waddle) into the warehouse to let us all know that they’re hungry, and it’s time for breakfast. They all waddle in, maybe take a nice drink from the cat’s water … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Duck Mama
Christmas is here! After two weeks of nonstop rain we are ready to fulfill tropical holiday wishes left and right. December is our busiest month here at the farm, filled with communal chile dinners and late nights of boxing flowers wearing Santa hats. All ten members of the Hana Tropicals 'Ohana are happily working long hours … Continue reading Mele Kalikimaka!
Every day, hundreds of tourists pull in to Waianapanapa State Park. They park their car, and for half an hour lie in repose upon the black sand of Pa’iloa beach, stopping at nothing until their smartphones stumble onto an instagram worthy picture to invoke the ire and jealousy of their friends and acquaintances back … Continue reading Wainapanapa Wonders
They say that the second law of thermodynamics dictates that the entropy of any closed system is bound to increase - that is to say, will move from order to disorder. A cracked egg can never uncrack and retreat back into it’s shell, and by that same token once you clear a plot of land in Maui … Continue reading On entropy, goats, and rotational grazing.
2015 was a phenomenal year for Hana Tropicals. We said goodbye to devoted farmers and welcomed new, eager workers onto our premises. We developed and implemented dozens of new projects, built homes for our bountiful animal o'hana, hosted more WWOOFers at one time than ever before, we grew, we learned, we thrived. We are so thankful … Continue reading Year in Review