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With farmer’s markets and restaurants closed by the coronavirus, two nonprofits set up programs to distribute the farmers’ harvest directly to consumers and feeding programs.
With local farmers reeling from a drop in demand from hotels and restaurants, advocates hope schools, prisons and hospitals will buy more local produce.
The Hawaii Supreme Court is weighing long-standing disagreements over stream water diversion in East Maui.
Hawaii’s long-term economic plan is a blank slate by design to be filled in by an ensemble cast, says Alan Oshima, Hawaii’s economic recovery chief.
Updated. The state has announced its intent to shut down key reservoirs if the Legislature and a water cooperative don’t find a solution.
The young Big Island family is the third party since February 2019 to sue a restaurant over uncleaned produce that has caused the potentially fatal disease.
It will require the Hawaii Legislature and especially the Ige administration to act decisively in the new year.
They hope the Legislature will move decisively to liberalize regulations that limit the marketing of hemp products.