Thursday October 2, 2014
The noni farm and tropical storm Ana
These are very interesting times for us in Hawaii as another major storm, Ana, is forecasted to affect the Hawaiian Islands this weekend (October 18th and 19th). By the time you are reading this the storm will have already hit the island and I'm happy to say that everything is ok!
Our family farm has been through both Hurricane Eva (1981) and Hurricane Iniki (1991) with only minor damage. Both hurricanes have taught us to be prepared as you never know the intensity of the storm as it arrives. During the next several days we will be boarding up windows, storing items in safe locations, filling all of our water tanks from our wells, securing our windmills and hoping Ana changes direction or weakens to a minor rain storm. Time will tell but it is always important to be prepared.
I also want to let our loyal customers know about the changes to our website. We are currently upgrading our website (www.realnoni.com) to be easier to navigate for our customers. We hope you will like the new design. The new design will take effect in the next month. In the mean time our current website will remain up and ready to help our customers.
Above is our Hawaiian Organic Noni Farm. The new trees are really growing fast! They are already bearing fruit.
Lola's new article: A Visit to Kaakaaniu plantation is a morning well spent
Since returning home and working full time at Hawaiian Organic Noni, Lola, my daughter, has been attending and helping with the Farm Tours. I can remember her helping plant the original orchard of Noni trees in her little blue boots when she was in Grade School. Now she is all grown up and she wrote a short article about what one can expect during the Tour. Many of you will not have the chance to visit the Farm but you may read the article for a flavor what happens during the Tour.
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
Nov. 2,3,4 Steve and Lola - We will be at Pack Expo in Chicago looking for new equipment to help in processing.
Nov. 7,8,9 Hawaii Market Merchandise Expo - Neil Blaisdell Exhibition Hall, Honolulu
Nov 28,29,30 Islandwide Christmas Crafts & Food Expo Neil Blaisdell Exhibition Hall Honolulu Fri 4-10pm, Sat. 10-9pm, Sun. 10-5pm
-Steve and the crew at Hawaiian Organic Noni