News

April 2020

Aloha!

We are conducting business by phone, email, and curbside pick-up only. 

Please call before coming to schedule a time for pick-up.

Our temporary hours until further notice:
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday we are closed

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KITV: More chickens might be coming to your neighborhood soon

The ordinance passed its first vote -- the goal is food sustainability. "I would say to sustain a family of five you should have at least 10 chickens because some of those aren't going to be laying all at the same time," said Chung. The ordinance passed its first vote; the goal is food sustainability. The owner of Asagi Hatchery said the benefits of having chickens isn't just for the eggs. "The chickens give you the manure to fertilize your garden, then your vegetable scraps can go to the chickens and then the egg is the bonus," said Maxie Asagi....

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Easter Peewee Eggs, a Hatchery Tradition

Hi folks, It’s an Easter tradition here at Asagi Hatchery to bring in some of Roy Kaneshiro’s very seasonal peewee chicken eggs. Roy and his family own and operate KK Poultry Farm over in Waimanalo. They’ve been raising chicken since the 50’s. They are famous for making sure the islands have fresh island peewees during Easter. In the egg world, peewees are the super small eggs, usually laid by very young chickens at the beginning of their egg laying careers. Small? Yup, very small. See the picture above? That’s a Peterson Upland Farm jumbo brown and a Kaneshiro peewee. Why...

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Mahalo Honolulu Magazine!

Wow, we’re mentioned as The Best Place to Pick Up Chicks in Honolulu Magazine’s 2012 Best of Issue on stands this month 🙂 Exceptionally cool.  And it was so much fun meeting the talented James Mane, the wonderful Honolulu Mag crew and the super Menpachi Productions team when they swung by to include the hatchery and a not so camera shy chick in James’ dream day in  Best Ever Day video.  Yay!

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Specialty Breeds & Brown Layer Hatches Scheduled for Valentine’s Day!

Yup, we feel that there’s no better day to usher in our first hatches of 2012 than on a day reserved for expressing love and affection. Not day goes by at the hatchery when a customer doesn’t come in with hearts in their eyes, sharing a heartwarming story about their chicken complete with sighs of adoration. Valentine’s Day 2012 will see the first Specialty hatch and a big batch of Rhode Island/White Leghorn pullets  (who grow up to be excellent laying hens – yes we can determine gender for this particular bird). Most of you have already placed your orders,...

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