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Hawaii Farmers Struggle As Worldwide Macadamia Market Goes Nuts Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Farmers Struggle As Worldwide Macadamia Market Goes Nuts

Ad campaigns and DNA testing seek to drive buyers toward real Hawaiian macadamias.

Maui Trout Farmer Is Closing Up Shop After A Rough Year Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

Maui Trout Farmer Is Closing Up Shop After A Rough Year

Kulahaven Farms is now running into one of the most common obstacles for Hawaii’s food producers — land. But the owner hopes to find new land to make a fresh start.

USDA Improves Insurance Programs For Farmers, Ranchers Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

USDA Improves Insurance Programs For Farmers, Ranchers

Virtual workshops are being held for stakeholders to learn more about the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection and Micro Farm options.

A Local Nursery Wants To Make A Native Tree Hawaii’s Choice For Christmas David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

A Local Nursery Wants To Make A Native Tree Hawaii’s Choice For Christmas

Hawaii imports an average of 250,000 Christmas trees from the mainland. Many say that’s a waste.

How The Candidates For Maui Mayor Would Shape Food Security And Agriculture

How The Candidates For Maui Mayor Would Shape Food Security And Agriculture

Boosting availability of affordable local food and combating invasive species are top issues for Michael Victorino and Richard Bissen.

‘It’s Not Just About The Plants’: A Hawaii Educator Unearths Life Lessons In A High School Garden Alicia Lou/Civil Beat/2022

‘It’s Not Just About The Plants’: A Hawaii Educator Unearths Life Lessons In A High School Garden

A Kaiser High School teacher is educating students through his community garden and an extracurricular environmental club he helped build from the ground up.

Maui Council Confirms County’s First Agriculture Department Director Facebook/County of Maui/2022

Maui Council Confirms County’s First Agriculture Department Director

The department is charged with supporting local farmers and ranchers while boosting food security.

This New Dairy Owner Says Local Cows Can Bring Down Hawaii’s Milk Prices Courtesy: Meadow Gold

This New Dairy Owner Says Local Cows Can Bring Down Hawaii’s Milk Prices

Under new ownership, Meadow Gold Dairies is trying to revive Hawaii’s dying dairy industry.

Widespread Power Outage Left Thousands Of Trout Dead At This Maui Farm Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

Widespread Power Outage Left Thousands Of Trout Dead At This Maui Farm

For some residents, last week’s still unexplained power outage was an inconvenience. For one farmer, it was devastating.