1. Pumpkin patch planting

    Many of you have probably seen the prepping and planting of the fields across from the hotel. We’re planning a pumpkin patch with a living maze and winter squash for this October. If the soil and weather cooperate over the summer, we’ll have pumpkin picking and carving in time for Aloha week in Hāna. The […] READ MORE

  2. Combined cattle herd

    We’ve combined all of our cow-calf pairs into a single large herd of over 1,000 animals. This large herd is part of our rotational grazing plan to improve pasture health. The herd rotates through pastures so that the grasses receive a short, intense period of impact followed by a long period of rest and recovery. READ MORE

  3. New additions to our lawn-mowing team!

    Hāna Ranch recently welcomed 40 newly hatched goslings. They’ll spend a few weeks in our brooding pen while they grow feathers to stay warm outside. Then, they will join our ducks up at the farm. The geese are natural lawn mowers, even more so than the ducks. They eat grass and weeds (almost exclusively) and […] READ MORE

  4. The farm continues to grow…

    We have quickly cultivated our initial four-acre farming site and are expanding into adjacent fields south of ranch headquarters and next to the Hāna Highway. Our 2014 expansion plan (see below) includes over ten acres of fruit and vegetable plantings interspersed by rows of trees and other perennial crops. The trees will provide windbreaks on […] READ MORE

  5. First harvests

    We are excited to have harvested the first vegetables from the Hāna Ranch farm: basil, dill, radishes, bok choy, and several types of lettuce. We are still learning what grows well here and have had some successes and shortcomings, but we have enough beautiful vegetables to send weekly boxes home with our team members as […] READ MORE

  6. To our community – Mahalo Nui Loa

    Hāna Ranch was honored to host our friends and community members for an afternoon of food, family, and music. Mahalo to everyone who braved the mud and contributed their talents, passion, and hard work to put on this event! We were pleased to share some photos, maps, and an information sheet on the ranch and […] READ MORE

  7. New stewards of Hāna Ranch

      On January 15, 2014, Hāna Ranch Stewards purchased the main mauka portion of Hāna Ranch (approximately 3,600 acres) as well as its associated cattle operations and water utilities from Hāna Ranch Partners (Hāna Ranch Partners has retained ownership of the coastal and town lands that are makai of the Hāna Highway—approximately 350 acres). Bio-Logical Capital, LLC manages the ranch […] READ MORE