State inventories Na Wai Eha water rights

Legal notices published Wednesday in The Maui News and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser listing people, churches, and commercial and other entities with claims to kuleana water rights in the Na Wai Eha surface water management area are part of a “historic” effort by the state water commission to recognize those appurtenant rights. “This is the...

Continue reading

Maui farmers’ group to hold two meetings

HAIKU – The Maui Farmer’s Union United, in collaboration with the Maui School Garden Network and Community Work Day, will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Haiku School garden. Haiku School garden coordinator Jenna Tallman will demonstrate how to brew bokashi to speed up the composting process, and Maui Farmer’s Union United President...

Continue reading

Sugar imports soar

Sugar imports shot up exponentially in the 11 months through May upon expectations of a lenient government policy on refined sugar exports and the zero-duty status granted to raw sugar imports. Imports rose 87 percent to 15.77 lakh tonnes in July-May from the same period a year earlier, according to Bangladesh Bank that compiles...

Continue reading

Trouble brewing

Growing coffee in Kona just isn’t what it used to be. The island’s coffee belt continues to deal with pests such as the coffee berry borer, warmer and dryer conditions, and the increasing cost of doing business. Nonetheless, for many growers, Kona coffee is a love and passion they will continue well into the...

Continue reading
Scroll to top