O‘ahu RC&D hosts on-farm and virtual events for new and existing farmers interested in producing cacao. Topics include learning best management practices for cacao orchard establishment, learning to identify pests/pest management and learning from existing cacao farmers in Hawaii to enhance peer-to-peer training and grow our local chocolate industry.
- How to Grow Cacao Seedlings – VideoThis video provides key steps in starting cacao seedlings in Hawaii.
- Cacao Orchard Establishment – Resource GuideThis resource guide contains useful information for new and prospective cacao growers in Hawai’i.
- How to Establish a Cacao Orchard – VideoThis video provides key steps in planning, implementing, and maintaining a cacao orchard in Hawaii.
- Getting Started with Cacao – WebinarA “How To” and conversation with award-winning growers sharing some of their key lessons learned, as well as the trials, tribulations and pro tips for establishing cacao in diverse growing regions, from Hawaiʻi island to Kauaʻi.