Statement from Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. (A&B): “Our vision for diversified ag is creating a patchwork of smaller farms on our 36,000 acres on Maui by farming some of the land on our own, partnering with others and leasing land to other farmers. We are assessing the most viable crops for the many microclimates and […]
More hotels, urban sprawl, tourist traffic, new malls, and dust. This is what the nay sayers rant about the future for this tiny isle. On the contrary, Maui folk are shaping its future with community action. With the lead agriculture of sugar production over, 36,000 acres left behind are argued over in a panicked tone. […]
Wailua Nui’s Ed Wendt featured in Na Loea: The Masters series. Fulfilling a soldier’s duty to preserve life, Edward Wendt personifies servant leadership with a tenacious resolve to fight for what is right. A Vietnam War veteran and a strong advocate for native Hawaiian rights, he used ancestral knowledge to survive in both scenarios. Ed […]
While a rush of great farming ideas, pages, groups and events flood facebook, one substantially active page is Maui Backyard Farming Swap. Givers and takers every which way. Peruse and revisit as this page looks to fit a comfort ability to a significant population of Maui’s creative and generous.
As the 24th Annual Taro Fest commences this Saturday, the headline hogging water issue could not find a better stage. In a series of rapid measures, sugar cane conglomerate Alexander & Baldwin (A&B), through political persuasion, has recently authored legislative bill language trying to undue a court decision ruling that temporary permits for water diversions […]
Maui County Budget & Finance Committee BF70 is back for decision making. This Thursday 3/10 at 5:00 pm is the continuation of the BF-70 committee hearing. Early arrival is being suggested because the doors to the County Building will be locked at 5:00. #Farmers and #Ranchers are encouraged to be in attendance. Related BF70 (nicknamed […]
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Here are the roles of various agencies involved in the Little Fire Ants (LFA) infestation in Nāhiku (east Maui): Hawaii Ant Lab (HAL): Based in Hilo, HAL is the entity in Hawai‘i with the most expertise regarding little fire ants. HAL sets treatment protocols and directs overall operations for LFA infestations on Maui and elsewhere […]