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Agriculture In Hawaii

Reflections on Big, Hairy, Audacious Ideas for a Hawaii Food Revolution

Reflections on Big, Hairy, Audacious Ideas for a Hawaii Food Revolution

UPDATED Highlights of a Kanu forum held as part of Eat Local month.
A Locavore on Eating Local: It’s a Gateway Drug to Food Reform Martha Cheng

A Locavore on Eating Local: It’s a Gateway Drug to Food Reform

But we need to acknowledge that local alone is not going to cut it.

Expensive Electricity Threatens Hawaii’s Food Security

Part 2: The more we use geothermal to generate electricity, the more food secure we become.

Trying to be Safe by Doing Nothing is No Longer Safe 

Part 1: We here in Hawaii can change and become energy and food secure. 
Hoopili Opponent: Aloun Farms is the Best Farmland in State Screenshot of Hoopili Map

Hoopili Opponent: Aloun Farms is the Best Farmland in State

UPDATED Kioni Dudley claims that site of proposed development has Hawaii's best ag land.
Eat Local Redux – Follow Civil Beat’s Week-long Experiment in Eating Local

Eat Local Redux – Follow Civil Beat’s Week-long Experiment in Eating Local

Civil Beat reporter Michael Levine ate local for a week and shared his experience in a diary.
Hate Crimes Against Papayas and Goats?

Hate Crimes Against Papayas and Goats?

Hawaii debates increasing penalties for eco-terrorism.

Proposed Big Island Biofuel Plant Attracts Strong Supporters, Vocal Skeptics

Hawaii regulatory agency hears testimony on proposed energy project.
Ho‘opili  — A Connected, Sustainable, Healthy-Lifestyle Community

Ho‘opili — A Connected, Sustainable, Healthy-Lifestyle Community

Development is the first in Hawaii to integrate small farms and food production into its design.