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Mohala Lehua Farm
Mohala Lehua Farm
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Kohala Mountain Road., Hawi, Hawaii, US
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Dry Tropical

Erik Klockemann Keith D'Agostino Leilani Peña-Jameson
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Mohala Lehua Farm

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Rural, Residential, Intentional Communities, Community, School Projects, Philanthropic aid, Demonstration, Educational, Financial Economic

Project Summary

North Kohala, Hawaii Island: 20-acre project to transform a current pasture into Hawaiian dry forest hybridized with crops of human utility utilizing a successional agroforestry strategy.

Project Description

300 years ago the land was dry forest dominated by Santalum, Acacia, Tetraplesandra, Prichardia, Erythrina, et al. Was converted to pasture by the Parker Ranch post logging. Was never used for industrial crop production (ie. sugar or pineapple). Once the grass is tilled, we plant densely and diversely attempting to recapitulate natural succession, while splicing in useful plants and accelerating the succession via pruning etc.


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