Hawai‘i Island Agriculture Partnership

Strategy Teams

HIAP focuses on three core strategy areas to strengthen the local ag system: 

  1. value chain development

  2. market development

  3. workforce development

 

​HIAP will help to facilitate strategy teams and facilitate dialogue 

to meet the Partnership's collective goals.  

Value Chain Development

Objective

Increase infrastructure and services to expand crop aggregation and processing

Outcome
Indicator
Canoe crop varieties production and traditional preservation methods are expanded and incorporated into the market system.
TBD
The market for value added services and technical assistance is expanded to provide and facilitate a broad range of support for agricultural product development.
TBD
An integrated public-private system efficiently and sustainably manages food waste, optimizing its value for soil health and enhanced food production.
TBD
Mid-tier value chains are improved with increased aggregation and distribution of local food products coordinated County-wide.
TBD
Food processing and manufacturing capacity is increased to process a diverse range of plant and animal based agricultural products.
TBD
Commercial kitchen, food hubs and other processing facilities meet farmer demand and improve food safety standards.
TBD

Workforce Development

Objective

Increase agribusiness employment and technical skills

Outcome
Indicator

Market Development

Objective

Increase capacity to build the cluster's competitiveness

Outcome
Indicator