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Make buzz-worthy recipes with locally produced honey

By Hawaiian Electric Co.

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 19, 2014

~~<p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Did you know that one-third of a typical U.S. diet depends on honeybee pollination?</span></p>
<p>Honeybees were introduced to Hawaii in the 1850s and have been relatively free of pests and diseases that commonly affect mainland bees. But in 2007 the varroa mite, which spreads viral disease in honeybees and can destroy entire colonies, was found on Oahu and has since spread to the Big Island.</p>
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Did you know that one-third of a typical U.S. diet depends on honeybee pollination?

Honeybees were introduced to Hawaii in the 1850s and have been relatively free of pests and diseases that commonly affect mainland bees. But in 2007 the varroa mite, which spreads viral disease in honeybees and can destroy entire colonies, was found on Oahu and has since spread to the Big Island. Login for more...



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