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BIG ISLAND ABALONE CORPORATION
Big Island Abalone Corporation operates a 10-acre aquafarm utilizing
cold and pure deep seawater to produce Japanese Northern abalone for
commercial sales. BIAC earned the Governor's Hawaii Exporter of
the Year award for 2003.
BLACK PEARLS, INC. (KONA BLUE WATER FARMS)
BLACK PEARLS, INC. (BPI) has developed hatchery technology
for black-lip and gold-lip pearl oysters,and finfish hatchery techniques for various valuable food fish species, including kampachi, mahimahi and giant groupers. A commercial hatchery
is now operational at NELHA to supply a separate non-NELHA cage culture business
offshore of the Kona Coast.
Cyanotech Corporation, a world leader in microalgae technology, produces
BioAstin® Natural Astaxanthin and Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica® -
all natural, functional nutrients. Cyanotech's Spirulina products offer
complete nutrition, and augment energy and immune response. BioAstin's
superior antioxidant activity and ability to support and maintain a natural
anti-inflammatory response enhances skin, muscle and joint health. Cyanotech
distributes to nutritional supplement, nutraceutical and cosmeceutical
manufacturers and marketers in more than 40 countries worldwide. Cyanotech
has been NELHA's Anchor Tenant for over 25 years.
DESTINY DEEP SEA WATER, LLC
Destiny Deep Sea Water produces a unique mineral drinking water based on the high quality water that is drawn from the deep sea at NELHA. Destiny Deep Sea Water uses
state-of-the-art techniques to purify delicious tasting water with naturally occurring
minerals in every drop.
HAWAII DEEP MARINE, INC.
Hawaii Deep Marine, Inc. is developing deep seawater-based products for export. Desalinated seawater, salt and brine (nigari) are being developed for commercial sales for the Asian market.
HIGH HEALTH AQUACULTURE, INC.
High Health Aquaculture, Inc. (HHA) is the global leading breeder and supplier of fast-growing, disease-resistant broodstock marine shrimp. HHA owns and breeds the world's most diverse genetic collection of Specific
Pathogen Free (SPF) shrimp including Pacific White Shrimp, Pacific Blue Shrimp and Black Tiger
Shrimp and has supplied broodstock shrimp to 26 countries worldwide since 1994.
INDO-PACIFIC SEA FARMS, INC.
Indo-Pacific Sea Farms, Inc. is developing innovative technologies
for sustainable commercial production of reef-dwelling organisms,
including photosynthetic giant tridacnid clams and scleractinian
KEAHOLE SOLAR POWER, LLC
Keahole Solar Power (KSP) is a Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) renewable energy farm located at the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority on the Big Island. KSP is SopoPowered by Sopogy's MicroCSP solar concentrating solar panels. These MicroCSP panels use reflectors and optics to harness and focus the energy from the sun to create clean, renewable power for the Big Island. Sopogy is a Hawaii based company that began in Kona and is bringing its Hawaiian technology to the global marketplace. For more information please visit keaholesolarpower.com.
Sopogy specializes in MicroCSP solar technologies that bring the economics of large solar energy systems to the industrial, commercial and utility sectors in a smaller, robust and more cost effective package. MicroCSP technologies are used to create Process Heat, Solar Air Conditioning or Electrical Power. Please visit sopogy.com for more information.
KING OCEAN FARM, INC.
King Ocean Farm, Inc. produces superior quality hirame, a Japanese cold water flounder highly
prized for Hawaii's sashimi and sushi markets. The company also produces ogo, moi and
milkfish (also known as 'awa) for local markets.
KONA COAST SHELLFISH, LLC
Kona Coast Shellfish LLC operates a hatchery/nursery facility that includes holding and
conditioning of broodstock, spawn and larvae, and seed production for Pacific oysters,
Manila clams and Gallo mussels.
KONA COLD LOBSTERS, LTD.
Kona Cold Lobsters, Ltd. imports live lobsters and crabs from
natural Atlantic fisheries and rejuvenates them in cold deep
seawater holding pens for distribution throughout Hawaii and
select Asian and Pacific destinations.
KONA DEEP CORPORATION
Got Deep? Get Deep. Go Deep!
Kona Deep Corporation is a multi-faceted company utilizing the natural and abundant resource of the pristine, pathogen-free, 3,000' deep ocean water accessed from NELHA. It has developed a commercial bottling facility specializing in desalinated deep seawater products for the global market.
KOYO USA CORPORATION
The first company, licensed since 2004, to use the NELHA logo.
Koyo USA Corp. was the first tenant to produce purified deep seawater-based drinking water on a commercial basis at NELHA starting in 2003, and the first tenant licensed to use a new trademarked NELHA logo to certify its water source as 100% deep seawater.
From its present site of 30 acres, Koyo USA Corp. produces a bottled water product, "Mahalo", which consists of purified 100% Hawaii deep seawater, exported on a weekly basis to an enthusiastic, growing Japanese consumer market.
MERA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Mera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. develops cost-effective, cutting
edge photobioreactor technology for the industrial cultivation
of microalgae for new microalgal products. Currently marketing
astaxanthin-based products, The AstaFactor® a human nutraceutical
with powerful antioxidant properties and AquaXan®, a natural
pigment for shrimp and salmon feed.
MOANA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC.
Moana Technologies, LLC is partnered with a dynamic, multinational
group of established companies from the aquaculture industry
who together have the expertise to meet the challenges of shrimp
farming in the 21st century and bring it to a new level of productivity.
Through advanced R&D at its biosecure Hawaii-based facilities,
MTL is developing superior-bred broodstock and advanced support
technologies to create nutritional and health solutions which
will benefit the world's shrimp aquaculture industry.
OCEAN RIDER, INC.
Ocean Rider, Inc., the first commercial seahorse farm in the world, began producing seahorses for the marine aquarium pet industry in 1998. Habitat destruction and over fishing have pushed the seahorse onto the endangered species list where it is on the verge of extinction. Ocean Rider now has the world's only living and breeding gene bank of seahorses and seadragons. You can visit the seahorses and contribute to ocean conservation on scheduled daily tours Monday through Friday.
ROYAL HAWAIIAN SEA FARMS, INC.
Royal Hawaiian Sea Farms, Inc. commercially produces ogo (edible
sea vegetables) with sales of over two tons per week.
SAVERS HOLDINGS, LTD.
Savers Holdings, Ltd. will use pure deep seawater (DSW) to produce desalinated water for bottling and export to the Asian market, including Korea and Japan, where DSW products are very popular.
SHRIMP IMPROVEMENT SYSTEMS HAWAII, LLC
Shrimp Improvement Systems Hawaii, LLC is a commercial farm using a unique land-based method of symbiotic co-production of Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) shrimp broodstock and clam seed.
TAYLOR SHELLFISH FARMS, INC.
Taylor Shellfish Farms, Inc., headquartered in Washington State, is one of the largest U.S. clam and oyster producers and maintains a nursery at NELHA where juvenile mollusks take a "winterless Hawaiian growout vacation" during critical early growth periods. Hundreds of millions of juvenile Manila clams and juvenile Pacific oysters are exported back to Washington each year for final growout in company-owned intertidal areas or sold as seed stock for other growers.
TROUTLODGE MARINE FARMS KONA LLC
Troutlodge Marine Farms Kona LLC, a Washington-based company, operates an aquaculture facility specializing in black cod ("butterfish") and Moi to service markets throughout the Pacific Basin with fresh products and seed stock.
VERIZON WIRELESS, HAWAII
Verizon Wireless, Hawaii maintains two wireless communications antennas at NELHA to
provide service to the West Hawaii area.
WAVECOM SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
Wavecom Solutions Corporation provides wireless Internet access to NELHA's tenants and clients
in the Keahole area.