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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.

This Local Cocktail Aims To Boost Hawaii Agriculture Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat/2022

This Local Cocktail Aims To Boost Hawaii Agriculture

Ko Hana Hawaiian Agricole Rum is trying to break into the booming ready-to-drink cocktail market, but still needs to make it onto store shelves.

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.

Innovations In Ancient Aquaculture Could Bring Striped Mullet Back To The Dinner Table Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Innovations In Ancient Aquaculture Could Bring Striped Mullet Back To The Dinner Table

Recent developments in growing striped mullet could help conserve Hawaii’s oceans, establish food security and perpetuate Hawaiian culture — but can they overcome new challenges?

A ‘School Within A School’ Is Building Community And Food Security In Hana Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

A ‘School Within A School’ Is Building Community And Food Security In Hana

A local nonprofit is helping train the next generation of agricultural leaders.