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Omidyar-Backed Kauai Dairy Faces Second Court Challenge U.S. Department of Agriculture

Omidyar-Backed Kauai Dairy Faces Second Court Challenge

Friends of Mahaulepu believes the planned dairy is violating the federal Clean Water Act.
Kauai Stars in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

Kauai Stars in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

It's the first time in decades that the Garden Isle has been featured in the annual feature.
Kauai County Council Approval Needed to Film Meetings Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Kauai County Council Approval Needed to Film Meetings

A new rule asks reporters and media organizations to provide a week’s notice to videotape or photograph Council meetings.
Kauai Newspaper Offers $10k Reward for Info About Monk Seal Killing Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Kauai Newspaper Offers $10k Reward for Info About Monk Seal Killing

The newspaper wants to do more for the community than just report the news about monk seal killings.
State, Kauai County Plan $100K Study of Pesticide Use on GMO Crops John Pritchett/Civil Beat

State, Kauai County Plan $100K Study of Pesticide Use on GMO Crops

Consultant plans to engage community and evaluate scientific evidence starting in January.
$5,000 Reward for Leads on Monk Seal Death on Kauai DLNR

$5,000 Reward for Leads on Monk Seal Death on Kauai

The Hawaiian monk seal, born on June 2014, was found dead from blunt force trauma over the weekend.
Kauai OKs Building Permits for Dairy Farm Backed by eBay Founder Omidyar Screenshot of HawaiiDairyFarms.com

Kauai OKs Building Permits for Dairy Farm Backed by eBay Founder Omidyar

The company is conducting a voluntary environmental impact analysis in hopes of alleviating neighbors' concerns.
Fightland Features Kauai Mayoral Candidate’s Fight Against GMOs Sophie Cocke/ Civil Beat

Fightland Features Kauai Mayoral Candidate’s Fight Against GMOs

New video explains former pro surfer, MMA fighter Dustin Barca's battle against Monsanto, Syngenta.
Report: Kauai Resort Sold For $343 Million to Thai-Chinese Investor Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Report: Kauai Resort Sold For $343 Million to Thai-Chinese Investor

It's one of the first major investments from China in Hawaii, Pacific Business News reported.
Federal Judge Invalidates Kauai’s Anti-GMO Law PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Federal Judge Invalidates Kauai’s Anti-GMO Law

UPDATE: Officials on the Big Island and in Maui County are analyzing the implications of Monday's court decision striking down Kauai's regulations on GMO farming and pesticides.
Is Kauai Pro-GMO? Primary Election Results Suggest So Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Is Kauai Pro-GMO? Primary Election Results Suggest So

The issue spurred many people on the neighbor islands to run for office. The results may be telling.
Planned Kauai Dairy Farm Backed by eBay Founder Omidyar Reduces Project Size Screenshot of Ulupono Initiative website

Planned Kauai Dairy Farm Backed by eBay Founder Omidyar Reduces Project Size

The dairy will start off with 650-699 cows rather than 1,800 cows as originally planned.
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