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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2007
Release No. M-52-07
MAYOR HANNEMANN HOSTS AGRICULTURE EXHIBIT
Members of Oahu’s farming community will be at Honolulu Hale Tuesday, May 22, 2007, for “Ag in the City – Grown on Oahu,” an interactive exhibit about Oahu’s agriculture industry.
The exhibit is presented by the Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation with the support of Mayor Mufi Hannemann, the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and Oahu Resource Conversation & Development, Inc.
Representatives of virtually every sector of agriculture on
“We invite the public to come by and meet members of a diverse industry that continues to contribute to
The exhibit will begin with a brief ceremony at which Hannemann and Dean Okimoto, president of the Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation, will speak. The mayor will present a check for an agricultural grant to Oahu Resource Conservation & Development, Inc.
At the exhibit, samples of products will be available to the public.
Also participating in Tuesday’s exhibit are the Waimanalo Ag Association; Hawaii Beekeepers Association; U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service; USDA Rural Development program; Aloun Farms; Hawaii Association of Conservation Districts; Alluvion, Inc.; Fruits & Veggies – More Matters; Maui Land and Pineapple Co.; Hawaii Crop Improvement Association; Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawaii; USDA
Michelle Ching, Mayor’s Office, 523-4208
Matt Johnson, Oahu Resource Conservation & Development, Inc., 483-8600 ext. 113
|Friday, May 18, 2007|