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Kauai Bill Would Remove Tax Benefits for Crop Research

Kauai Bill Would Remove Tax Benefits for Crop Research

State officials, landowners and seed industry representatives criticize the proposal.
Center for Food Safety, Earthjustice Join Case to Defend Kauai GMO Law Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Center for Food Safety, Earthjustice Join Case to Defend Kauai GMO Law

A federal judge approved a motion by several groups to intervene in a lawsuit filed by seed companies.
Governor’s Nominee to Board of Land and Natural Resources Draws Criticism

Governor’s Nominee to Board of Land and Natural Resources Draws Criticism

Critics say choosing the manager of a company with a contested development project would send wrong message.
Kapu For Kipu Falls on Kauai

Kapu For Kipu Falls on Kauai

Grove Farm makes "difficult decision" after lawsuits, failed attempt to censor guide books.

Slideshow: Saving Hawaii’s Rarest Orchid

Experience a "pepalicious" day in the bogs of Kauai.
Hawaii’s Three Native Orchids

Hawaii’s Three Native Orchids

Islands have only three native orchids, and the Platanthera holochila is rarest of them all.
Saving Hawaii’s Rarest Orchid

Saving Hawaii’s Rarest Orchid

A "pepalicious" day in the bogs of Kauai, a journey to the site of Kauai’s last known wild Platanthera.
Hawaiian Rights Fight Lands at Supreme Court

Hawaiian Rights Fight Lands at Supreme Court

Justices ask about religion in case about restricted access.
Kauai Bird Plan OK With Feds, Not Yet With State

Kauai Bird Plan OK With Feds, Not Yet With State

Hawaii still asking electric company to do environmental review.
Two Arrested In Kauai Goat Killing

Two Arrested In Kauai Goat Killing

UPDATED Kauai police take two men into custody; dairy offered $11,000 reward in goat slaying.
Drawing the Line on How to Protect Hawaii Seabirds

Drawing the Line on How to Protect Hawaii Seabirds

Surprising Land Board decision could indicate new approach.
Photo Contest Winner: An Ocean-Minded Affair

Photo Contest Winner: An Ocean-Minded Affair

One of our photo contest winners, Dane Grady – shares his passion for photography from Kauai's North Shore.
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