Tuesday, November 7, 2017

2017 Hawaiian Honey Challenge Winners

Big Island Beekeepers Association

2017 Hawaiian Honey Challenge Winners

Formal Judging:                                               

Light Honey Category

1st place                       Larry Reiss, Parsantha Apiary, Kurtistown
2nd place                     Midori Muranaka, Kula Wai Apiary, Hilo
3rd place                     Eli Isele, Mayes Apiaries LLC, Hilo

Medium Honey Category

1st place                       Ned Burns, Alii Bee Company, Captain Cook
2nd place                     Devin Megallanes, Kurtistown
3rd place                     Carey Yost & Jim Klyman, Jim & Carey’s Happy Bees, Kea’au

Dark Honey Category

1st place                       Cassandra Pensa, Bomana, Pahoa
2nd place                     John Pascual, Hawaii Guerrilla Apiaries, Mountain View
3rd place                     Michael & Kelly McCoy, Makawao

Solid Honey Category

1st place                       Erik Belcher, Aina Meli, Hilo
2nd place                     Patrick Weder, Lotus Buddhist Monastery, Mountain View 
3rd place                     Ron Hanson, The Honey Bee Company, Hilo

Comb Category

1st place                       Devin Magallanes, Island Princess, Kurtistown
2nd place                     Ron Hanson, The Honey Bee Company, Hilo
3rd place                     Cassandra Pensa, Bomana, Pahoa



People’s Choice:

Light Honey Category

1st place                       Callie Matulonis, Lava Bees, Pahoa
2nd place                     Ron Hanson, The Honey Bee Company, Hilo
3rd place                     Brittany Anderson, Hilo
                                    Elaine Partlow, Tropical Gold Honey, Pahoa
                                    Erik Belcher, Aina Meli, Hilo

Medium Honey Category

1st place                       Jim & Linda Wakefield, Puna Bear Honey, Pahoa
2nd place (tie)             Georgia Putman, Polestar Gardens, Pahoa
                                    Larry Reiss, Parsantha Apiary, Kurtistown
                                    Erik Belcher, Aina Meli, Hilo
3rd place                     Carey Yost & Jim Klyman, Jim & Carey’s Happy Bees, Kea’au

Dark Honey Category

1st place                       John Pascual, Hawaii Guerrilla Apiaries, Mountain View
2nd place                     Jim & Linda Wakefield, Puna Bear Honey, Pahoa
3rd place                     Michael & Kelly McCoy, Makawao

Solid Honey Category

1st place                       John Pascual, Hawaii Guerrilla Apiaries, Mountain View
2nd place                     Patrick Weder, Lotus Buddhist Monastery, Mountain View
3rd place                     Erik Belcher, Aina Meli, Hilo

Comb Category

1st place                       Devin Magallanes, Island Princess, Kurtistown
2nd place                     Venessa Houle, Kea’au
                                    John Pascual, Hawaii Guerrilla Apiaries, Mountain View
                                    Ron Hanson, The Honey Bee Company, Hilo

3rd place                     Erik Belcher, Aina Meli, Hilo 

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