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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.
A community garden and incubator lots are just the beginning, say organizers looking to answer “big questions about things like food security.”
A startup is using former sugar cane land on the North Shore to “grow oil” — pongamia trees whose seeds can be turned into biofuel.
A company points to a 2012 state law as it sues for the right to sell its coffee beans and cigars on agricultural land.