A group of farmers, entrepreneurs and researchers came together during the pandemic to find a solution to reduce the price of imported feed and, hopefully, make Hawaii’s meat and poultry industries more resilient.
Many farmers rely on European honey bees to pollinate their plants, but the introduced species can negatively impact a native pollinator.
When the invasive avocado pest was first spotted in Hawaii, farmers were worried. But collaboration provided a path forward, and can help combat other threats.
Efforts to build communal housing or make it easier to place tiny homes on farms have so far fallen flat, but advocates aren’t giving up.
The state’s agriculture park program was set up with the agriculture economy, not local food, in mind. But one nonprofit is flipping that around.
Government funding, private investment or returning to traditional knowledge: which path will help Hawaii reduce its reliance on imported food?