Windward Community College July 23, 2011. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF SOIL-LESS FARMING IN HAWAII. Who is Clyde Tamaru and Why is He Here? Provide technical assistance to aquaculture stakeholders and now includes Aquaponic stakeholders. Sponsors of the Workshop. UH CTAHR
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July 23, 2011CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF SOIL-LESS FARMING IN HAWAII
Who is Clyde Tamaru and Why is He Here?Provide technical assistance to aquaculture stakeholders and now includes Aquaponic stakeholders.
For over a thousand years ancient Hawaiians were completed isolated from the rest of the world.
Currently, over 80% of our food and 90% of our energy is imported
LIFE IN THE AHUPUA‘A isolated from the rest of the world.Food Was Grown
actively help Hawai‘i diversify its economy
ensure a sustainable environment
strengthen its communities
and will be the premier resource for tropical agricultural systems and natural resource management in the Asia-Pacific region.
“Centennial” – white anthurium bred by UH scientists to celebrate 100th birthday
Juvik and Juvik, 1998. Atlas of Hawaii 3rd Edition
Leung and Loke, 2008
Date: September 26, 2010. http://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/stories/2010/09/27/story7.html
Cyanotech Inc. isolated from the rest of the world.
Hukilau Foods Inc.
Source: Hydroponics Food Production, Resh (2004) page 33.
Waipoli Greens, Maui Production
May’s Wonder Garden, Oahu
Hamakua Springs, Hawaii
Chemistry of the Nitrification Process Production
Photo credit: Stan Watson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. 2010
55 NH4+ + 5 CO2 + 76 O2 → C5H7NO2 + 54 NO2- + 52 H2O + 109 H+
400 NO2- + 5 CO2 + NH4+ + 195 O2 + 2 H2O → C5H7NO2 + 400 NO3 - + H+
Photo credit: W.J. Hickey, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2006
Friendly Aquaponics, Production
Maris Garden, Oahu
The Effects of Varying Fish Densities on Aquaponically Grown LettuceMari Kajiwara & Jolene FujitaGrade: 10Mililani High SchoolChemistry Honors 2010-2011
I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it..
- W. C. Fields
Plants grown in aquaponic systems taste “Fishy” - Anonymous
The Peoples Open Market Program fish do in it..