NEWS RELEASE: Land for Lease Available in Hawaiʻi Agricultural Foundation Ag Park at Kunia

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Honolulu, HI – The Hawaiʻi Agricultural Foundation (HAF) is accepting applications for 5 acres of land available in the HAF Ag Park at Kunia. Applications are accepted from now until October 5, 2018 and will be reviewed and scored by the HAF Ag Park Committee. Final approval will be determined by the HAF Board of Directors and successful applicants will be notified accordingly upon selection.

Established in 2011, the HAF Ag Park at Kunia contains 220 acres of land dedicated to diversified agricultural production.  Park farmers currently grow taro, various leafy greens and lettuces, bananas, eggplant, beans, peppers, tomatoes, daikon, long squash, radish, papaya, and avocado.  

The Hawaiʻi Agricultural Foundation is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and operations of the park, overseen by the HAF Ag Park Manager. HAF provides resources to farmers at the park with regularly scheduled workshops based on what farmers request help with, what the property manager observes a need for, and what new agricultural practices information is being offered by partner organizations. HAF also helps farmers identify areas of improvement to scale farming operations for greater production volume to meet growing consumer demand, and find new market opportunities to help the farmers gain a larger stake in the local marketplace.

For more information or to schedule a tour, applicants may contact the HAF Ag Park Manager:
Kacey Robello
kacey@hawaiiagfoundation.org
(808) 721-7655

About Hawai‘i Agricultural Foundation
The Hawai‘i Agricultural Foundation is a non-profit charitable organization created to promote agriculture and farming. Established in 2007, HAF’s mission is to support and sustain Hawai‘i’s agricultural industry by addressing critical needs and services of farmers and the agricultural industry in Hawai‘i, and by better connecting the farmers with the community and vice-versa.

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