Sunday, October 16, 2016

2016 HNHC People's Choice Winners


2016 HAWAIIAN NATURAL HONEY CHALLENGE 
PEOPLE’S CHOICE WINNERS


Best Of Show:
Kelly & Michael McCoy (Maui)

Liquid:
1st – Kelly & Michael McCoy (Maui)
2nd – Autumn Gormick
Hawai’I Bee Company (Hawai’i)
3rd – Tie
-Georgia Putnam
Polestar Gardens (Hawai’i)
-Kawika Sebag
Moonbow Wai Meli(Hawai’i)

Solid:
1st – John Pascual
Guerilla Apiaries (Hawai’i)
2nd – Erik Belcher
Aina Meli (Hawai’i)
3rd – Jim & Linda Wakefield
Puna Bear Honey (Hawai’i)

Comb:
1st – Autumn Gormick
Hawai’I Bee Company (Hawai’i)
2nd – Joyce Takahashi
Mikimacs (Kauai)
3rd – Autumn Gormick
Hawai’i Honey Company (Hawai’i)


2016 HNHC BEST OF ISLAND AWARDS

2016 HNHC BEST OF ISLAND AWARDS are presented to the entrant with the highest total points in any single entry on a scale of 1 - 50, from their respective Island.
2016 Best of Island:
Oahu - Malcolm Yorkston (49.33)
Hawaiian Rainbow Bees
Maui - Kether Keyser (46)
Queen Bee Maui
Kauai - Joyce Takahashi (46)
MikiMacs
Hawai'i - Juleea Lowe Llanes (47.5)
Jusci Bees
2016 HAWAIIAN NATURAL HONEY CHALLENGE 
FORMAL JUDGING WINNERS


*   Best Of Show                                                                                 
      Malcolm Yorkston,
 Hawaiian Rainbow Bees (Oahu)
*    Liquid  MultiFloral                                                                         
     1st   - Malcolm Yorkston                                                                    
     Hawaiian Rainbow Bees (Oahu)                                    
     2nd  - Juleea Loewe Llanes                                                                      
     Jusci Bees (Hawaii)                                               
     3rd  - Malcolm Yorkston                                                                    
     Hawaiian Rainbow Bees (Oahu)                          
*  Solid  MultiFloral                                                                   
     1st   - John Pascual                                                                             
     Hawaii Guerilla Apiaries (Hawaii)                                 
     2nd  - Erik Belcher                                                                                  Aina Meli  (Hawaii)                                                         
     3rd  - Juleea Loewe Llanes                                                                
     Jusci Bees (Hawaii)
* Comb Multifloral                                                                    1st -   Autumn Gormick                                                                      
     Hawaii Bee Company (Hawaii)                                      
     2nd  - Autumn Gormick                                                                         
     Hawaii Bee Company (Hawaii)                                      
     3rd -  Autumn Gormick                                                                      
     Hawaii Bee Company (Hawaii)                                     
* Macademia Nut                                                                      
     1st  - Hawaii Department of Agriculture (Hawaii)            
     2nd  - Devin Magallanes                                                                    
     Island Princess  (Hawaii)                                       
*   Ohia Lehua                                                                              
     1st  - John Pascual                                                                              
     Hawaii Guerilla Apiaries(Hawaii)                                  
     2nd - Autumn Gormick                                                                         
     Hawaii Bee Company (Hawaii)
*    Kiawe                                                                                       
    1st – Malcolm Yorkston                                                                     
     Hawaiian Rainbow Bees (Oahu)                                    
     2nd – Kawika Sebag                                                                          
     Moonbow Wai Meli (Hawaii)    
*   Christmas Berry                                                                     
     1st – Autumn Gormick                                                                       
     Hawaii Bee Company (Hawaii)
*   Avocado                                                                                   
     1st – Katie Metzger                                                                            
     Honey Girl Organics (Oahu)
*   Eucalyptus                                                                              
     1st – Kawika Sebag                                                                            
     Moonbow Wai Meli (Hawaii)    
Albezia                                                                                     
1st – Vanessa Houle (Hawaii)

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

BIBA October meeting

REMINDER: BIBA monthly meeting Tuesday night 10/11/16 at the Kamana Senior Center on Kamana (mauke Island Naturals) in Hilo
6:00 pm pot luck
6:30 pm meeting
This month will be general "bee talk" - the round robin of what's going on in everyone's hives and discussion.
Hope to see you there.

Challenge entries and WAS conference

Question - If you entered Honey in this years challenge and you are going to be at the WAS conference on Oahu this week, will you please send me a message?
peggy@thebeecompany.buzz

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.