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Measures on medical marijuana and all-mail voting are moving forward before the session wraps up next week.
Facing a Friday deadline, Hawaii lawmakers struggle to reach agreement on the wide-ranging measure.
A bill would provide $6 million to the Hawaii Agribusiness Development Corp. to acquire the land, part of which is already leased to a seed company.
Lawmakers may expand the power of the Agribusiness Development Corp. even as its officials try to stave off a review of its operations.
An energy company has proposed buying the 55,000 acre ranch, which has been idle since 2008, to farm organic biofuels.
State officials call the results reassuring but some environmental experts aren’t so sure.
A Hawaii County Council member is proposing to restrict where the birds, many used for illegal cockfighting, can roost.
In a lawsuit brought by hundreds against Monsanto, a hearing begins to determine if cancer claims are widely accepted.
Environmental groups complain about the “ridiculously small fine” that resulted from the company’s misuse of pesticides on Kauai
The GMO company will pay $150,000 instead of the $4.8 million that had been sought for exposing Kauai workers to pesticides.
They’re already established on every island except Molokai, and experts say a concerted effort is required to stop their spread.
Opponents say water drawn from streams by the Hawaii land company harm the environment.