Geothermal Working Group
Richard Ha owns Hamakua Springs Country Farms, a 600-acre hydroponic farm on the Big Island’s Hamakua coast. Formerly Kea‘au Bananas, the farm also produces hydroponic tomatoes, lettuce, cucumbers and other specialty vegetables..Richard is a member of the HCEI steering committee. He was co chair of the Geothermal Working Group. He is on the state board of Agriculture, the board of the Kohala Center as well as the Hawaii Island Economic Development board. Richard is an advocate and frequent blogger for Hawai‘i farmers, self-sufficiency in terms of renewable energy and the islands’ food security.