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10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Jan. 16 – 20

10 Must Read Stories From The Week Of Jan. 16 – 20

Politics, agriculture, Native Hawaiian issues, rail, Congress and a former governor running for mayor — the stuff of this week.
Ailing Farm Industry Needs Help From Legislature This Year

Ailing Farm Industry Needs Help From Legislature This Year

Lawmakers focus on eco-terrorism, invasive species and food security.
Hawaii Ag Corporation Ousts Longtime Director in Controversial Vote

Hawaii Ag Corporation Ousts Longtime Director in Controversial Vote

Some board members said the hiring of the new director was rigged.
Hawaii Delegates Vote for Pizza As School Lunch Vegetable

Hawaii Delegates Vote for Pizza As School Lunch Vegetable

UPDATED Congresswomen disagree with school lunch provision but still help it pass.
Chef Ed Kenney Delivers APEC Dinner

Chef Ed Kenney Delivers APEC Dinner

Town's Ed Kenney was selected to cater the Senior Officials dinner Tuesday night at Washington Place.
Akaka Proposes Bill to Combat Invasive Species

Akaka Proposes Bill to Combat Invasive Species

Hawaii needs stronger measures to keep unwanted plants and animals off the islands, state officials say.
Hoopili Opponents: 30,000 Homes Shovel-Ready in Ewa Area

Hoopili Opponents: 30,000 Homes Shovel-Ready in Ewa Area

UPDATED Development unnecessary because so many lots are already set for construction.
Hawaii Ag Officials Hope to Save Coffee Farms from Spreading Beetle Scourge

Hawaii Ag Officials Hope to Save Coffee Farms from Spreading Beetle Scourge

Infestation wreaking havoc on Big Island coffee crops.
Struggles May Be Ending For Kauai Biomass Plant

Struggles May Be Ending For Kauai Biomass Plant

Pacific West Energy says eucalyptus-burning plant could be up by 2013.