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Should You Be Afraid of Bees?

Paradise Meadows Apiary

When and why honeybees sting — and when and why they don’t. At Paradise Meadows, home of Hawaii’s Local Buzz, we have about 25 beehives. Most folks find bees fascinating, and some folks are terrified of bees. We thought it might be interesting to learn about when and why bees do and don’t sting people, […]

How Queen Bees Keep Colonies Strong and Diverse

At Hawaii’s Local Buzz, we give all of the credit for our raw honey from Hawaii to its real producers — the bees. They are amazing creatures, these buzzing little workers. Their complex social structures within the hive never cease to amaze. There is one honey bee in every colony whose role is often understated: […]