Our Salt Farm

On the Ocean in Kona, Hawai‘i

About Our Salt Farm

Ancient Hawaiians began to populate Keāhole Point in the district known as Ho‘ona, the westernmost point of Hawai‘i Island, about 1,000 years ago. Well known for its ocean resources, that historic reputation would eventually manifest itself in the establishment of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) in the early 1970ʻs. Today, NELHA is an 877 acre facility for the research and commercialization of alternative energy, ocean minerals, Deep Ocean Water and marine life conservation. The NELHA "campus" is home to our 7-acre facility where we make unique salts, nigari, nigari supplements and neutraceuticals.

Our salt farm is located at Keāhole Point, Ho‘ona

Keāhole Point, Ho‘ona

Ancient Hawaiian Fishing Grounds

Ancient Hawaiian Fishing Grounds

NELHA, Est. 1974

Deep Ocean Water

Kona Sea Salts

Our Neighbors

There are a wide variety of excellent non-profits, research and educational organizations trying to make the world, and our oceans, a better place.

Hawaii Natural Energy Institute

“HNEI’s mission is to help guide Hawai‘i through its clean energy transformation by focusing on cost effective and practical solutions to help deliver commercially viable renewable energy for Hawai‘i and the world."

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Keāhole Sustainability Center

"Our mission is to promote education and advocacy through the culturally sensitive and environmentally sound use of sunlight and seawater for a sustainable future for Hawaii.”

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The Marine Mammal Rescue Center

“Our mission is to advance global ocean conservation through marine mammal rescue and rehabilitation, scientific research, and education.”

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University of Hawai‘i Infrasound Laboratory

“Our primary mission is to operate listening stations as part of the International Monitoring System of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.”

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Symbrosia

"We believe climate change is the #1 threat facing our planet. Our team is hard at work on a breakthrough solution to drastically reduce the methane produced by livestock around the world, naturally."

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Octorock Octopus Research

"We provide space and support to ongoing marine research, education, and conservation efforts at a time when our oceans need it most. Silver Spiral Seas aims to achieve these objectives by promoting a culture grounded in positive attitude and collaboration."

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