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  • Our Queens Bees

    Hamakua Apiaries VSH-Italian queen bees are bred selected for mite resistance, gentleness and rapid spring buildup.  VSH stands for Varroa Sensitiv...
  • Checking Nucs

    'I wake up early. It is still dark. I realize I won't be able to fall back to sleep again because today, just five days after my first day handlin...
  • Genetic Breed of Queen Bees

    The original genetic breed of bees honey bees (Apis mellifera) are native to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Their regional environment bees ha...
  • The Journey of an Apprentice Beekeeper

    How would you feel if you were surrounded by more than 60,000 bees? Scared? Nervous? Fighting off the urge to run away? Or, maybe, you?d already b...
  • I Discover Queens

    Have you ever actually met royalty? I have always thought they seemed so distant and elusive. But today I am going to get up close and personal wi...
  • When Bees Swarm

    How would you react if you found a swarm of 10,000 bees? Would it be like a scene from a disaster movie with you running away, clutching your face...
  • Why Does Honey Crystallize?

    A Sweet Phenomenon Have you ever opened your cupboard to get raw honey and found that it looked different than the last time? If it's been awhil...
  • Imagine you're a Bee

    Imagine you're a Bee I’m not sure how the rest of you are doing in quarantine, but for me the hours spent inside have seemed endless. I have fel...
  • The Cost of Setting up Bees

    Beekeeping can be a rewarding and very fulfilling venture. You can successfully start and run a beekeeping business even without prior experience ...
  • Getting Started in Beekeeping

    If you are interest in an exciting hobby that often becomes the center of conversation, then consider Beekeeping. The idea of being able to keep y...
  • Benefits of Bee Pollen?

    What are the benefits of bee pollen? FREE SHIPPING When You BUY TWO 8 ounce containers of Bee Pollen Bee pollen is considered so beneficial th...
  • From Hosting Bees to Having Bees

    My Adventure from Host to Beekeeper (April 27, 2020) I grew up on the windward side of Oahu, where I lived a carefree, outdoorsy life, playing k...