Taro Festival Best Ever Stage for Water Rights

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 […]

Early Attendance Suggested for BF70 March 10th Meeting

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 […]

HFUU Convention Largest Ever for Growing Organization

Three day event on Maui features many presentations and enthusiastic crowd Hawaii Farmers Union United (HFFU) hosted the 2015 convention at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu. The three day event ran from Friday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 15 and drew a large and enthusiastic crowd consisting of HFUU members, elected officials, would-be candidates, […]

Response to Little Fire Ants (LFA) in Nahiku

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 […]