Japan approves genetically modified papayas

Japanese consumers will likely be seeing genetically modified papayas on their grocery shelves beginning in December. The Japanese government’s Consumer Affairs Agency on Thursday approved rainbow papayas for sale in that country. The papayas had previously been approved by Japan’s Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; and Health, Labour and Welfare ministries. The strain was approved...

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Japan airlines ends service between Kona and Narita by Chelsea Jensen Japan Airlines’ final flight to Kailua-Kona came and went Friday morning, ending 14 years of daily service to West Hawaii. Since the direct Narita, Japan, to Kailua-Kona flight began in June 1996 nearly a million Japanese visitors have arrived at Kona International Airport,...

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Master Gardeners Visit Waimanalo

HONOLULU — What’s new in mulch? Trouble with your root balls? Master gardeners from around Hawaii made a field trip to Waimanalo Sunday to learn about the latest techniques and innovations in Hawaii agriculture. The Waimanalo Agricultural Station is like the promised land for master gardeners. It’s where the University of Hawaii College of...

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Hawaii Papayas Report 08-13-09

Click Here for the PDF and file for the Hawaii Papayas Report. Please visit the website for more information: http://www.nass.usda.gov/hi/ ————————————————————- Contact Information: Mark E. Hudson, Director USDA NASS Hawaii Field Office 1421 South King Street Honolulu, HI 96814-2512 Office: (808) 973-9588 / (800) 804-9514 Fax: (808) 973-2909 ————————————————————- "HAWAII PAPAYAS" reports are available...

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Hawaii Crop Weather Weekly Report

Here is the PDF file for the Hawaii Crop Weather (crop progress and condition) Report for the week ending October 28, 2007. current_hi102808.pdf Please visit the website for more information: http://www.nass.usda.gov/hi/ USDA NASS Hawaii Field Office 1421 South King Street Honolulu, HI 96814-2512 1-800- 804-9514 Agricultural Highlights Fruits Bananas Steady rain later in the...

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