Want to eat like the ancient Hawaiians, using modern technology? Come to the Aquaponic Fish and Poi Workshop offered by Jensen Uyeda and the Poamoho Station!
- Date: Saturday, September 28
- Time: 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
- Location: Poamoho Agricultural Research Center 65-665 Kaukonahua Rd.
Learn about open-system aquaponics and how to irrigate and fertilize field-grown vegetables using organic fish effluent. This field day will provide a basic overview of an aquaponic system, the nitrogen cycle of an aquaponic system, utilization of fish effluent from aquaculture systems, taro corm yield grown with fish effluent vs. conventional nitrogen fertilizer, and food safety strategies to sanitize effluent water used for irrigation.