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Hawaii Farming

Maui Citizens Stand Up Against GMOs, Put Ban On Ballot | Anita Hofschneider | Posted 06.07.2014 | Hawaii


Was 2013 Year of the Hawaii Farmer?

Joni Kamiya | Posted 02.16.2014 | Hawaii
Joni Kamiya

Earlier this year, 2013 was deemed the "Year of the Farmer" on the Dodge Ram Super Bowl commercial, "So God Made a Farmer." Was it really a year for t...

Memories of a Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Joni Kamiya | Posted 10.28.2013 | Hawaii
Joni Kamiya

While growing up, we'd get sick of hearing it every time it was farm day. Now that I have my own kids, I've learned to realize how so many valuable life lessons were acquired on the farm. It's those things that you can never learn anywhere else.

Moving Past Plantations towards Sustainable Local Farms

Billy Mason | Posted 11.10.2013 | Hawaii
Billy Mason

In the last century, large-scale agricultural production in Hawai'i has significantly diminished as rice, sugarcane, and pineapple production moved off-island because of rising labor and land costs. As a result, the Big Island of Hawai'i currently imports 85% of its food and its residents spend 22% of their income on imported food.