Monday, June 25, 2012

Risk Management School - June 9, 2012

The objective of the Risk Management School is to help growers address agricultural risk in an educated and calculated manner.  In some instances, growers increase their awareness of emerging risks or risks they had not considered, as well as various risk management tools, techniques, and strategies.
 LIFE and Risk Management Hawaii would like to thank all of its participants, speakers and trade show participants for their continued support of Hawaii agriculture and farmers.
The old Pahala Clubhouse, venue for the Risk Management School for Kau Coffee Growers

Nearly 50 people attended the Risk Management School held in Pahala

Diane Ley welcoming attendees.  See the Kona Risk Management School blog for pictures of other presenters

Attendees listened to a number of presentations, and had the opportunity to meet one-on-one with various government officials and vendors.

A chance to catch up with friends and acquaintances and meet new people

A side treat: fresh lychee!

What a spread!  Nearly everything at lunch was grown in the community or caught right offshore

Lorie Obra and Dayday Hopkins enjoying the ono food.

Dr. Sabina Swift was recognized for her contributions to the LIFE program and for bringing LIFE to Kau.  Top photo:  receiving a token of appreciation from the Kau Coffee Growers from KCG Co-op president Gloria Camba.  Also pictured: CES agents Andrea Kawabata and Jari Sugano.

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