Richard Spiegel visits with Ross Conrad- A Kindred Bee Soul
1 Comment

Posted on July 14, 2010 in Beekeeping | Short Link

Richard Spiegel, Owner of Volcano Island Honey Co, just got back from a trip to the East Coast to visit family, friends, and bees. He went to Vermont and stopped in for a visit with Ross Conrad, Owner of Dancing Bee Gardens and author of Natural Beekeeping, which has been a source of inspiration for [...]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Growing Organic Children
No Comments

Posted on June 18, 2010 in Lifestyle | Short Link

Richard Spiegel and the team at Volcano Island Honey Company have been practicing and promoting sustainable business and sustainable agriculture for 30 years. VIHC has attracted international attention for its exquisite, artisan honey and innovative business practices. But perhaps Richard’s most influential work was done quietly at home, in the garden. The world’s most important [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The Beauty of the Bee Swarm
17 Comments

Posted on April 8, 2010 in Beekeeping | Short Link

A few years ago there was a bee swarm in my neighborhood. For a few days it was the talk of the town. Did you see that bee swarm? Are they angry? Are they looking for a person or animal to attack? Are they lost? Looking for their hive? It was both beautiful and frightening [...]

Tags: , , , , ,

At Volcano Island Honey- We Like it Raw!
No Comments

Posted on March 2, 2010 in Raw Honey | Short Link

How do you know if honey is raw or not? And why should you care? Truly raw honey is strained, not filtered, and is processed without using any heat at all- in the same state it was when it left the hive. Raw honey is better for your health than honey that has been heated, [...]

Tags: , , , , , ,

Ways to Use Our Honey
No Comments

Posted on February 1, 2010 in Ways to Use Honey | Short Link

Our Rare Hawaiian Organic White Honey is so delicious that I often eat it by just sticking my finger right in the honey jar! I also put indecent amounts of organic white honey into my tea every day. But beyond the obvious ways of consuming this delectable honey there are a few ways to use [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Honey Got a Sweet Start in Hawaii’s Resort Restaurants with Peter Merriman
2 Comments

Posted on December 3, 2009 in Our Honey | Short Link

Twenty years ago when Peter Merriman was the Executive Chef at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel he and a group of local chefs started the Hawaii Regional Cuisine movement. Shortly thereafter, Chef Merriman opened Merriman’s in Waimea. From the Merriman’s website: “The Waimea restaurant is now widely recognized as the flagship home of Hawaii Regional [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

British Scientist, An Expert in Bee Viruses Visits Volcano Island Honey
6 Comments

Posted on November 19, 2009 in Varroa Mite | Short Link

On November 17, 2009, Dr. Stephen J. Martin of University of Sheffield in Western Bank, Sheffield, UK visited Volcano Island Honey Company. Dr. Martin is internationally recognized for his research on the biology and population dynamics of social insects (hornets and honeybees) and their pests, parasites and pathogens. The Varroa Mite is spreading rapidly on [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Film Crew from Japan at Volcano Island Honey
No Comments

Posted on November 17, 2009 in Media | Short Link

Yesterday a film crew from Japan interviewed Richard Spiegel at the Volcano Island Honey Company apiary in Ahualoa on the Hamakua Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. They were filming for a show called the Voyage of Kona Coffee and were also featuring other Hawaii Island artisan products. Richard opened up a beehive and [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Beginning Organic Beekeeping with Richard
2 Comments

Posted on November 17, 2009 in Beekeeping | Short Link

This fall Richard launched a four week class called Beginning Organic Beekeeping. With thirty years experience in organic beekeeping and producing artisan honey- the demand to learn from Richard is high! Twelve lucky people are in the class now and there is already a list for the next class. With bees under attack by the [...]

Tags: , , , , ,

The Last Beekeeper… in Hawaii
No Comments

Posted on October 25, 2009 in Varroa Mite | Short Link

Richard Spiegel & Candice Choy from Volcano Island Honey went to Oahu this week to see the Hawaii premiere of The Last Beekeeper as a part of the Hawaii International Film Festival. Beekeepers from Maui, Oahu and the Big Island all gathered to watch the film and share their honey at a tasting afterward. Whole [...]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

404 Not Found

Not Found

The requested URL /PDGCommTemplates/Header_Footer/Bottom_Nav.html was not found on this server.

Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.


Apache Server at www.rarehawaiianhoney.com Port 443