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Extreme Weather, Natural Events Threaten Ag Products, Property from South Pacific to Southwest

posted on September 12, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Extreme Weather, Natural Events Threaten Ag Products, Property from South Pacific to Southwest
In Hawaii, lava from one of the world’s most active volcanoes continued its slow but steady creep, nearing rural homes on the Big Island. While Kilauea, has erupted continuously since 1983, scientists warn if the current trail of magma... Full Story

Maui County GMO initiative gets more signatures

posted on May 30, 2014 at 2:12 PM

Activists have handed in more than 9,000 additional signatures to the Maui County Clerk's office in support of a moratorium on growing or testing genetically modified foods. Full Story

Feds settle worker abuse lawsuit against Del Monte

posted on November 22, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Del Monte Fresh Produce Inc. will pay $1.2 million to settle a federal discrimination lawsuit claiming Thai workers on Hawaii farms were subjected to uninhabitable housing, insufficient food, low wages and deportation threats, a federal agency said... Full Story

USDA to let Hawaii ship avocados to mainland US

posted on September 13, 2013 at 3:39 PM

Guacamole connoisseurs around the U.S. will soon have a new domestic avocado to try — not from California or Florida, but Hawaii. Full Story

Hawaii Lawmakers Move Forward With Anti-GMO Bill

posted on February 8, 2013 at 1:03 PM

Committee approved the bill Thursday but amended it so it only applies to produce imported from outside Hawaii. Full Story

Wild donkeys taken to mainland

posted on August 5, 2011 at 4:41 PM

In an effort to control the Big Island's wild donkey population, about 100 of them are being taken to California. Full Story

Maui Land Fieldworkers Harvest Last Pineapples

posted on December 24, 2009 at 4:12 PM

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) - Fieldworkers at Hawaii's last major pineapple plantation have picked their last pineapples. Full Story

Hawaii Outlines Renewable Energy Goals

posted on October 24, 2008 at 8:10 PM

HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii's largest utility has signed on to a plan to move the state away from dependence on fossil fuels for electricity and ground transportation. Full Story

Hawaii Hanging on to Sugar Heritage

posted on September 26, 2008 at 8:09 PM

HONOLULU (AP) -- Sugar was once king in Hawaii, steering the economy and politics while shaping the multicultural identity and colorful pidgin English language of these islands. Full Story

Del Monte Cans Pineapple Operation in Hawaii

posted on February 3, 2006 at 8:02 PM

After 90 years of growing pineapple in Hawaii, Fresh Del Monte Produce announced this week it will stop operations there in a little more than two years. Full Story

Company touts beneficial chocolate

posted on May 5, 2000 at 8:05 PM

A company based in Hawaii is introducing a line of functional chocolates that contain greater levels of the natural and healthy elements of the cocoa tree. Full Story

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