Thursday, August 25, 2016

WAS Conference on Oahu October 13 - 15, 2016

Come one, come all.




We in Hawai'i have the honor of hosting the 2016 WAS annual conference at the Ala Moana Hotel in October.

Honeybee experts from around the world and the honeybee experts of Hawaii will present a wide range of topics, applicable to our everyday use.

It's our opportunity for local information and to connect with beekeepers from many different areas.

If that's not enough, we will be conducting our public tasting of the Hawaiian Natural Honey Challenge entries, resulting in the People's Choice Awards.

Visit WAS on line at Western Apicultural Society

Or Visit them on Facebook  WAS Facebook

We would love to see you there.




September BIBA meeting…..

There will be no monthly BIBA meeting in September.

In it's place………


Challenge entry drop off locations

Hawaii Honey Festival Entries from out islands coming in now. If Lauren - DOA Apiary Specialist is scheduled to visit your Island in the next 4 weeks, she will gladly bring your entries back with her.
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Hawaii Honey Festival Drop off points for Challenge honey entries - Big Island through 9/16/16. Hilo - The Locavore Store located at Hilo Bayfront. Hilo - The Hawaii DOA office/Apiary group - corner of Lanikaula & Kiluea. Kona - The SOUL Center located on the Brewery Block.

Can also drop off to Peggy at the Beginning Bee Keeping class at Komohana Ag Research Offices on Tuesday evening 9/13/16.
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

2016 HNHC Entry

2016
BIG ISLAND BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION
HAWAIIAN NATURAL HONEY CHALLENGE
ENTRY FORM
: ONE SAMPLE PER FORM
CONTACT INFORMATION: Name:____________________________________________________
Company (if applicable): _________________________________________________________
Phone #1:_________________        Phone #2: ____________________
Mailing Address:_____________________________________________
Email:_____________________________________________________
SAMPLE INFORMATION (See instructions for important Sample Size information)

Category: Liquid ____ Solid ____ Comb ____
Date of harvest: ______________
Location where harvested:

         Neighbor Island
        
Circle one: Oahu, Kaua’i, Moloka’I, Maui, Lana’i

         Big Island ONLY
        
Circle District  - North/South Hilo,  Puna, Ka’u
,  North/South     Kona,  North/South Kohala,  Hamakua
Tropical Multifloral: list up to three flower sources
_______________________________________________________
Single Varietal:
        
Circle one: Kiawe, Ohia, Lehua, Macadamia, Christmasberry, Eucalyptus


Other Single Varietals will be reviewed and most likely placed in the Tropical Multifloral Category.
Please make sure label matches your sample!

SEE INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAILING & SUBMISSION INFORMATION
Deadline for drop off or USPS mail receipt is Friday September 16, 2016


2016 HNHC Payment Form

2016
Hawaiian Natural Honey Challenge
PAYMENT FORM

CONTACT INFORMATION
Name:________________________________________________________
Company (if applicable): _______________________________________________________________
Phone:____________________________________________
Phone: ___________________________________________
Mailing Address:_________________________________________________________      ___________________________________________________________________
Email: ___________________________________________________________________

ITEM
                                                                                                  TOTAL
Number of Entries   _______              X           $10.00   =                         $________
                       
BIBA Renewal or New Membership (optional)           $10.00   =          $________
                                                                                                                                                                           Grand Total          $__________
MAILING YOUR ENTRIES
Mail completed entry forms, honey samples, payment form, and your check payable to BIBA to:      
          Peggy Beckett
Big Island Beekeepers Association
P.O. Box 7231
Hilo, Hawaii  96720

Package must be received no later than Friday, September 16, 2016.
See Instructions for information.