• 2/27/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    Agriculture celebrated at Hawaii State Capitol

    Lawmakers and folks who support local farms and ranches gathered for the Hawaii Farm Bureau’s annual “Ag Day” celebration at the state capitol on Feb. 23. The popular event gave

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  • 2/24/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    The root of the pesticide debate

    By Rep. Lynn DeCoite The use of pesticides in Hawaii is getting very close scrutiny in the state Legislature this session. As the vice chair of the House Agriculture Committee,

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  • 2/13/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    Lege advances pesticide bills

    The Hawaii Legislature this week advanced many bills that, if ultimately enacted, will affect how farmers may use pesticides, or if they can use them at all. HFB supports a

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  • 2/1/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    HFB at the State Capitol

    The Hawaii Farm Bureau is working with legislators this session to introduce and pass more than a dozen bills to support agriculture. Each county Farm Bureau identified the requests as

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  • 1/24/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    Legislature considers new pesticide laws

    At least 17 bills involving farmers’ use of pesticides are being considered during this year’s Hawaii legislative session. They include mandatory public disclosure of pesticide use on crops, a total

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  • 1/17/17 - Blog, Newsroom

    New video on Hawaii Ag

    Oahu papaya farmer Ken Kamiya and his daughter Joni are highlighted in this new documentary, which focuses on the role of the GMO papaya in saving the commercial industry in

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  • 11/29/16 - Blog, Newsroom

    Food, or food fight?

    By Randy Cabral President, Hawaii Farm Bureau The Hawaii Farm Bureau was reassured when the 9th Circuit Court ruled on Nov. 18 that it’s the kuleana of the state and

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  • 11/23/16 - Blog, Newsroom

    Hilo County Farm Bureau: Educational Workshop and Field Trip

    EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP (FREE) Various Topics on Sustainable Agriculture Location: Komohana Extension Service, Room D-202 December 1, 5:00-7:30 pm Chili Dinner Provided SPEAKERS 5:00 pm Randy Cabral, President of Hawaii Farm

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  • 11/15/16 - Newsroom

    We are Deeply Saddened to Announce the Passing of Representative Clift Tsuji

    Rep. Clift Tsuji died Tuesday at The Queen’s Medical Center on Oahu. He was 75. Tsuji — who represented Hawaii Island’s 2nd District, which includes Keaukaha, parts of Hilo, Panaewa

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