ALP Class XVI Has Arrived! Day 1 of Seminar 1

After months of preparation, including selection of the 14 members of Class XVI, the Agricultural Leadership Program 2018-2019 has begun! Today, we all met in person for the first time in Hilo, Hawai’i. We were greeted by a beautiful spread of home-made, locally-sourced food prepared by class members Olelo Pa’a Ogawa and Julia Nemoto. (Wish … Read more

Final Day – Crystal Ball and Capstone Project Presentations

On October 7, 2016, our last day of instruction, we met with Peter Adler to revisit our visions of Hawai’i agriculture in the future and compare it to what we envisioned when we started the program in May 2015.  Some things were the same but there were clearly more informed perspectives having gone through this … Read more

It’s Graduation Time!

“Lucky We Live Hawai’i” is the phrase that lived up to its promise on graduation day, October 8, 2016. We were treated to a gorgeous setting courtesy of Kualoa Ranch and soon-to-be graduated Taylor Kellerman, who works as the Director of Diversified Agriculture and Land Stewardship at Kualoa. It was a beautiful day, accented by … Read more

Seeking Applicants for Leadership Training Program

The Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawai‘i (ALFH) has opened recruitment for its new class of leadership training. Applicants statewide are sought for the 16 month Agricultural Leadership Program (ALP) that provides leadership training for people committed to strengthening agriculture in Hawai‘i. Recruitment information and application forms are posted on ALFH’s website here. The application deadline … Read more

Oysters and Graduation!

Seminar 7 Day 4 – Oah‘u We couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful day in Kualoa on O’ahu’s windward side. And the site, Kualoa Ranch, was a prime location for our final gathering. Kualoa Ranch is run by the Morgan family, a long-time kamaʻāina family that has managed the lands within three ahupua’a for … Read more

Nothing stopping us now!

Seminar 7 Day 3 – Oah‘u When you start the day with a fallen tree in the road blocking your way, it might not be a good sign. But we’re ag leaders and nothing stops us!  Tyler made quick work on clearing the tree so that we could start our meeting at the Hawai’i Agricultural … Read more

Our Last Seminar

Seminar 7 Day 1 – Oah‘u It seems like just yesterday that we were driving through hog farms in North Carolina. Yet here we are, on the island of O’ahu, gathered for the last seminar of our program. We began our first day with the presentations of Capstone projects. The range of projects was very … Read more

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