Kaua’i County Bill 2491 passes 6-1, Vetoed by Mayor

On Wednesday, October 16, the Kaua'i County Council approved Bill 2491, after much public discussion and council hearings. The final council hearing lasted 14 hours, and ended at 3:30 am local time. The bill, introduced by councilmembers Gary Hooser and…

Why I’m Going to Hawaii to Defend the Maize Winter Nurseries

Written by Steve Savage Hawaii currently plays an important role in the global food supply – one far more important than that of its historical sugarcane and pineapple industries.  When the economic viability of plantation agriculture declined in the 1990s, a…

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