First picture Me and daughter taking "hive", bee vac" apart after having the swarm in it for 6 days. Next picture is the way the hive is now with just 1 deep box. 3rd picture is testing the VERY first honey that the swarm made. I'd put one shallow frame on the outside in with  9 1/4" frames so I pulled it and replaced it with a 9 1/4" frame. Honey is probably from the Kiawe [Mesguite] tree which surrounds our 6,000 acres. It's a VERY clear and Sweet.
OOPs After 6 days I just now got iniated. Got stung while taking the picture of the brood box. The bees are definitely mellow but it still HURTS. I grabbed a piece of masking tape in the dark without seeing a bee stuck in it! Ouch!
Anyway What do we do now. As you can see in the second photo I took the bee vac pieces off and now only have the deep brood box.
Should we put a shallow box with frames on top and a queen excluder on the deep box?
We haven't looked for a queen or brood yet. The shallow frame with the honey and some pollen was a outside frame. Sorry to bother you guys again but WHAT NOW?
Eventually we want to just do comb honey. I think it may be easier to sell here on Molokai plus less work.
Thanks and aloha.
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