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Homesteaders eye dispute between Fevella, Aila

Hawaii Tribune-Herald By JOHN BURNETT “I understand the frustration, because there’s nothing the department has created except controversy.” Keaukaha Community President Patrick Kahawaiolaa was referring to a letter sent Monday by state Sen. Kurt Fevella, the Senate minority leader, to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland requesting a federal investigation...

Ways and Means Committee visits Kaua‘i

The Garden Island BY Dennis Fujimoto Earlier this month, the state Senate’s Ways and Means Committee visited several sites on Kaua‘i, identifying issues, resource needs and potential solutions to address regional and statewide economic development, develop curriculum and career technical education pathways for a local workforce, analyze efficient space utilization of State facilities, and...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 7/28/2021

Program Support Assistant – Department: Department of Agriculture – Agency: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service – Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): 1 vacancy – Kahului, Hawaii Salary: $36,363.00 to $47,274.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-0303-5 Open Period: 2021-07-28 to 2021-08-03 Position Information: Permanent – Full-time Who May Apply: Career transition (CTAP,...

Farmers tackle new threat to island coffee trees

The Garden Island By Scott Yunker The most-destructive disease known to the coffee plant has arrived on Kaua‘i, putting local growers on high alert. Less than one year after the state’s first reported case of coffee leaf rust occurred in Maui, the blight’s presence has now been established on all major Hawaiian islands. Coffee...

To Promote Competition, Deregulate

Project Syndicate by ANNE O. KRUEGER In a sweeping new executive order, US President Joe Biden has called on regulators to push for greater competition across a wide array of sectors and industries. But sometimes regulation itself is a big part of the problem. US President Joe Biden recently issued an executive order calling...

Sweet potato protection! CTAHR team joins nationwide effort

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa CTAHR will use a new grant to study ‘Okinawan’ sweet potato When a virus or virus-like agent infects a vegetatively propagated crop, the negative consequences can go far beyond a disappointing yield, appearance, taste and plant longevity. If the difficult-to-find disease goes undetected inside the propagation material, the problem...

Millennium Investment & Acquisition Co. Inc. Provides Corporate Update

Currently, MILC has invested in operating companies with two areas of focus: 1) Sustainable cultivation of Cannabis in Greenhouses through Millennium Cannabis 2) Sustainable production of Activated Carbon through Millennium Carbon Millennium Cannabis MillCann has identified greenhouse cultivation as the sustainable method for growing cannabis in a cost-effective manner with a lower carbon footprint...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 7/26/2021

Customs Entry Officer – Department: Department of Homeland Security – Agency: Customs and Border Protection – Hiring Organization: Office of Field Operations Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): Many vacancies – Multiple Locations Salary: $43,683.00 to $69,462.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-1894-7/9 Open Period: 2021-07-26 to 2021-07-30 Position Information: Permanent – Full-time Who...

Congress Is Working To Protect All Legal Cannabis States

GreennEntrepreneur States With Legal Cannabis Are Finding Protection From Congressional Legislators A revised measure has now surfaced to protect all states and tribal programs from federal penalties. This new bill has 15 cosponsors following its bipartisan advocates spreading a letter to develop support this week Yet a Republican who stands in opposition to cannabis...

Charter school receives $48,000 grant for farm-to-school program

Hawaii Tribune-Herald By KELSEY WALLING Connections Public Charter School in Hilo will grow its farm-to-school programs with the help of federal grant. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently awarded $12 million in Farm to School grants to 176 recipients. Connections Public Charter School and Community Based Education Support Services, the school’s board, received $48,253....

House Panel Subpoenas Land Fund, Agriculture Agency

Civil Beat By Blaze Lovell Both agencies were the targets of recent critical examinations by State Auditor Les Kondo. A Hawaii House of Representatives investigation of the Agribusiness Development Corp. and a state land and development fund is starting to ramp up on the heels of audits critical of the two state agencies. On...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 7/21/2021

Conservation Planner Department: Department of the Interior Agency:Interior, US Fish and Wildlife Service Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): Many vacancies – Multiple Locations Salary: $65,056.00 to $112,659.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-0401-11/12 Open Period: 2021-07-21 to 2021-08-03 Position Information: Permanent – Full-time Who May Apply: Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL), Competitive service,...

Kula Country prepares for pumpkin season

Maui News Kula Country Farms staffer Tom Koch paints a section of bandstand Thursday while preparing for the upcoming Pumpkin Patch. The popular annual event at the farm on Kula Highway is set to run the month of October. Koch said he didn’t know how many pumpkins are currently growing at the farm other...

USAJOBS Employment on Maui for 7/16/2021

Visitor Use Assistant (Fee Collection) GS-0303-05 – Duty Location: Haleakala National Park- 1 vacancy at Kula, 1 vacancy at Kipahulu – Type of appointment: Permanent Full Time – Who may apply: Kula- Open to all US Citizens, ICTAP/CTAP/RPL & veterans Kipahulu – Open to all US Citizens, ICTAP/CTAP/RPL, veterans & Contiguous-to-Area those individuals who...

Sweetpotato Varietal Trial Field Day Enormous Success

For this trial 12 varieties of Sweetpotato were measured for the Marketable Yield and Weevil damaged per variety. The participants of the Field Day provided information on each varieties appearance, taste, and texture - yes, each participant was provided with cooked samples of each variety! This Trial was to help growers make decisions to...

USAJOBS Daily Saved Search Results for Agriculture jobs in Hawaii for 7/13/2021

Lead Human Resources Specialist (Recruitment & Placement) – Department: Department of Agriculture – Agency: Forest Service – Number of Job Opportunities & Location(s): MANY vacancies – Forest Service Locations, United States Salary: $77,488.00 to $100,739.00 / PA Series and Grade: GS-0201-12 Open Period: 2021-07-13 to 2021-07-19 Position Information: Permanent – Full-time Who May Apply:...

Hawaiian ‘Uala Varieties – Online Research Presentation

Hawaiian ‘Uala (Sweet Potato) varieties have not been extensively characterized since E.S. Handy’s archipelago-wide collections from Hawaiian farmers in the early 20th century, and the conservation status of what was likely well over 100 Hawaiian cultivars remains unclear today. A recent study titled Characterizing the Diversity of Hawai‘i Sweet Potatoes published in the Journal...

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  • Junior Extension Agent (Livestock, Hawai'i County) (#85516T)
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Hilo Location : Hilo, HIJob Type: Full-Time TemporaryJob Number: 2024-00753Department: University of Hawai'i at Manoa - College of Tropical Agriculture and Human ResourcesDivision: Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal SciencesOpening Date: 03/25/2024Closing... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/19/2024
  • Junior/Assistant Extension Agent (Livestock Maui County) (#84918)
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Kahului Location : Kahului, HIJob Type: Full-Time PermanentJob Number: 2023-02211Department: University of Hawai'i at Manoa - College of Tropical Agriculture and Human ResourcesDivision: Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal SciencesOpening Date: 03/25/2024Closing... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/19/2024
  • Soil Technician
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Kamuela PRIMARY LOCATION: Waimea, Hawai'i Island and remote on-islandFLSA STATUS: Full time, ExemptREPORTS TO: 'Āina-based Agricultural Practices Specialist & Climate-Smart Commodities Project Manager The soil technician works directly with the Hawai'i-based... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/19/2024
  • Farm Tour Guide-Part-Time $18-$20 DOE
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Kalaheo Kauai Coffee is looking for dynamic individuals to join our passion-driven team. If you have excellent communication and people skills, vibrant personality and a love for Kauai, then we want... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/19/2024
  • Soil Conservationist
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Hilo SummaryYou will provide assistance in the development, planning, contracting, and application of land conservation practices and programs consistent with Natural Resources Conservation Service policy and procedures.This announcement is for one... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/18/2024
  • Farm Attendant
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii Join the Discovery family, where quality and service are at the heart of everything we do!This role will be located at one of Discovery Land Company's locations: Makena Golf &... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/18/2024
  • Senior Quality & Compliance Specialist
    Bayer. Hawaii, Kihei At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where 'Health for all Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/17/2024
  • FOOD SAFETY SPECIALIST I AND II - HAWAII ISLAND
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii Salary: See Position DescriptionLocation : Island of HawaiiJob Type: VariousJob Number: 24-0162Department: HealthOpening Date: 03/23/2024Closing Date: ContinuousMax Number of Applicants: 40Recruitment Information Recruitment Number 24-0162The Department of Health has ONE... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/17/2024
  • FOOD SAFETY SPECIALIST III AND IV - HAWAII ISLAND
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii Salary: See Position DescriptionLocation : Island of HawaiiJob Type: VariousJob Number: 24-0161Department: HealthOpening Date: 03/23/2024Closing Date: ContinuousRecruitment InformationRecruitment Number 24-0161The Department of Health has ONE (1) urgent vacancy located in... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/17/2024
  • FOOD SAFETY SPECIALIST III AND IV - WAILUKU/KAHULUI, MAUI
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii Salary: See Position DescriptionLocation : Island of MauiJob Type: VariousJob Number: 24-0016Department: HealthOpening Date: 01/13/2024Closing Date: ContinuousMax Number of Applicants: 20Recruitment InformationRecruitment Number 24-0016The Department of Health has TWO (2)... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/17/2024
  • Junior/Assistant Extension Agent (Livestock) (#85408)
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Honolulu Location : Honolulu, HIJob Type: Full-Time PermanentJob Number: 2023-00041Department: University of Hawai'i at Manoa - College of Tropical Agriculture and Human ResourcesDivision: O'ahu CountyOpening Date: 03/22/2024Closing Date: 5/5/2024 11:59 PM... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/16/2024
  • Farm Program Support Specialist
    Ag Jobs. Hawaii, Honolulu SummaryThis position is in the Farm Service Agency (FSA), Deputy Administrator for Field Operations (DAFO), State Farm Service Agency Office. The position is responsible for assisting Farm Program (FP) staff... Salary: $salary. Date posted: 04/16/2024