Aloha and Welcome to the HawaiiFruit.net

The pictures and data on these pages are from more than 32 years of work on the Big Island. There is a wide range of harvest times due to the many elevations and locations where the fruit trees are found. Year to year rainfall also makes a difference in when fruit is available. These pages are drafts and for review and comment. Please feel free to send me your comments and criticisms. I will update the individual sections when I can.
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Sections




Grant funded project for the Hawaii Dept. of AG to develop new markets for exotic fruit


  • Building New Markets for HawaiiÕs Ultra Exotic Ethnic Tropical Fruits
    „now with recipes„


    New Adding Value Publication

    -----Fruit Publications--------

    New Hawaii Grape Growing Guide

  • Publications on Selected Tropical Fruit, Avocado research, and Food Allergy Primer for Culinary Students(updated (2-25-14)


    Grapes for Tropical Hawaii WSARE PROJECT

  • Grapes for Tropical Hawaii(„3-11-14„)


  • HTFG Facebook page


    VIDEOS

  • Hawaii Grown video segments on tips for harvesting, post-harvest care, marketing and producing quality tropical fruit. Find out what the chefs, grocers and wholesalers are looking for.
    „„„„„May 2012 - New Grafting and airlayering videos„„„„„



    Fruit Posters, postcards and links to our store on localharvest.org

  • „NEW Grape POSTER„, Mango Poster, Fig Poster, Banana poster, Hawaiifruit.net fruit poster, cards, culinary products and pictures of our display of 112 different tropical fruit. Citrus and avocado posters are here!
  • NEW Mango poster Available




  • No Chill Stone Fruit for Hawaii


  • Stone fruit project pages

    Agriculture Education Workshop Powerpoints

  • Links to powerpoints and pdf files from the workshop presentations.

    -------------Fig Variety Tests in South Kona-----------

  • Choosing the Best Figs for Hawaii

    -------------University of Hawaii 12 Trees Project-----------

  • 12 trees Project Pages (project is finished)
  • Culinary School Recipes

  • Seedling avocados needed for evaluation


  • -------------Links to our fruit data and photos.-----------

  • Fruit data sheets and photos. (updated 9-28-10
  • -------------AVOCADO section-----------

  • New Avocado Section (10-4-10)
  • ------------Japan and non -U.S. Fruit Information ------------
    Reports and Photos on fruit in Japan, Food EX show and the Japanese Fruit Parks. Stories on Hawaiian Agriculture in Japanese (updated 7-24-09)

    -----------Big Island Resource Conservation & Development Council Grant-------------

  • BIRCD Grant for Value Added Products at Hawaii Community College -West Hawaii Culinary Arts Program
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    Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers

  • Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers Links - Conference photos and powerpoints(updated 9-22-11)

    ----------Gluten Free Notes------------

  • Notes and papers on being gluten free and celiac- Index page


    ----------Rants and letters to the Editor------------

  • Assorted rants and letters to the editor and photos of boxes that should not be in Hawaii!-- Weekly Newspaper Food ads - Local versus the imports! (updated 1-26-11)

    ----------Powerpoints------------

  • PowerPoints from various conferences. - Index page (updated 1-28-08)
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