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Public hearings set for state water projects plan for DHHL

The State Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) will hold public hearings to receive testimony on proposed updates to the State Water Projects Plan (SWPP). The SWPP identifies future water demands and source strategies for State water projects. This update of the SWPP focuses on water projects for the Department of Hawaiian Homelands.

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Papaya farm attacks hurt entire agriculture industry

Papaya farm attacks hurt entire agriculture industry

(Reader Opinions Disclaimer: This column allows members of the community to share their opinions and views, which do not necessarily reflect those of Hawaii 24/7, its staff, sponsors or anyone other than the writer. Hawaii 24/7 reserves the right to refuse any column deemed to be misinformation, of an unethical nature, a personal attack, or […]

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Papaya farmer Lanie Barao looks over the crop destruction in Kapoho Tuesday (July 19). Three farms were hit hard by vandals including one new farmer who had his entire crop wiped-out.

Puna papaya farms hit again with 10 acres of trees destroyed

Papaya farmer Lanie Barao looks over the crop destruction in Kapoho Tuesday (July 19). Three farms were hit hard by vandals including one new farmer who had his entire crop wiped-out.

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On-farm renewable energy production shows growth

On-farm renewable energy production shows growth

MEDIA RELEASE The number of solar panels, wind turbines and methane digesters on America’s farms and ranches has increased significantly over the past decade and there are now 8,569 operations producing their own renewable energy, according to the results of the 2009 On-Farm Renewable Energy Production Survey. Conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National […]

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A 62-year-old Kealakekua man died Sunday (May 23) after being involved in a motor vehicle/motorcycle crash at the intersection of Route 190 and Mahilani Drive in North Kona.

Responding to a 6:45 p.m. call, Kona patrol and Traffic Enforcement Unit officers determined that a 31-year-old Kailua-Kona man was operating a 2006 Toyota pick-up truck and traveling  north on Route 190 when he started to make a left turn onto Mahilani Drive.

Updated: Man dead in Kona motorcycle crash with pick-up truck Sunday (May 23)

A 62-year-old Kealakekua man died Sunday (May 23) after being involved in a motor vehicle/motorcycle crash at the intersection of Route 190 and Mahilani Drive in North Kona. Responding to a 6:45 p.m. call, Kona patrol and Traffic Enforcement Unit officers determined that a 31-year-old Kailua-Kona man was operating a 2006 Toyota pick-up truck and […]

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Kona Coffee Farmer's Expo coming Friday, Jan. 30

Kona Coffee Farmer’s Expo coming Friday, Jan. 30

Presented by the Kona Coffee Farmers Association. Specifically for small farms. Services and resources for coffee and other small farm needs. Featuring displays, mini-workshops, produt and service information, technical talk-story with experts and information. Valuable door prizes to KCFA members, membership available on day of the event. Big Jake’s BBQ will be available for lunch […]

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On a rainy Wednesday morning before Thanksgiving, Fred and Betty Blas have gathered friends and nine high-school students from Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences Public Charter School to harvest fruit from an organic farm in Kurtistown. The produce will be donated to Da Poi Bowl food pantry in Pahoa the Friday after Thanksgiving.

Students and volunteers bring in the harvest for the Puna community

On a rainy Wednesday morning before Thanksgiving, Fred and Betty Blas have gathered friends and nine high-school students from Hawaii Academy of Arts and Sciences Public Charter School to harvest fruit from an organic farm in Kurtistown. The produce will be donated to Da Poi Bowl food pantry in Pahoa the Friday after Thanksgiving.

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