Locally grown vegetables are expensive, so communities are coming together to grow fresh produce.
Sierra Club Hawaii is weighing its legal options in the case regarding East Maui stream diversions.
Farmers say housing insecurity threatens their ability to retain employees and makes it difficult to ramp up production.
The majority of Hawaii’s dams trace their roots back to the sugar cane plantation days, but the industry has left the state. And so has the money to maintain them.
Farm Link Hawaii connects food stamp beneficiaries with local farmers. The next step: taking those transactions online.
Some developers have turned acreage earmarked for farming into high-end luxury homes with high prices and restrictions on what the land can be used for.
When the pandemic hit, the start-up ditched its hospitality-focused components and zeroed in on a goal to help Hawaii food entrepreneurs reach a larger audience.
Growing, cultivating and cooking the starchy root vegetable, which is used to make poi, is hard work that’s not always profitable.