Hemp 101: Farmers learn about growing industry during convention in Hilo | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Farmers from throughout the state gained insight into Hawaii’s newest crop as the annual Hawaii Farmers Union United Convention kicked off Friday at OK Farms in Hilo. Source: Hemp 101: Farmers learn about growing industry during convention in Hilo | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/hemp-101-farmers-learn-about-growing-industry-during-convention-hilo). Accessed on 15 October 2016, 15:44 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Ivy Ashe. Please click … Continue reading Hemp 101: Farmers learn about growing industry during convention in Hilo | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

No longer just a dream: First concrete poured for Hilo Bayfront Trails | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


After years on the drawing board and in the planning room, the Hilo Bayfront Trails project has made the leap to reality. Source: No longer just a dream: First concrete poured for Hilo Bayfront Trails | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/no-longer-a-dream-first-concrete-poured-for-hilo-bayfront-trails). Accessed on 14 October 2016. 15:15 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Ivy Ashe. Please click link to read the … Continue reading No longer just a dream: First concrete poured for Hilo Bayfront Trails | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Bill aimed at curbing county’s use of toxic herbicides | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


The latest attempt to decrease county use of toxic herbicides is making its way through a County Council committee. Source: Bill aimed at curbing county’s use of toxic herbicides | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/bill-aimed-at-curbing-county-s-use-toxic-herbicides0. Accessed on 07 October 2016, 04:20 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Ivy Ashe. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Outgoing Kohala Councilwoman … Continue reading Bill aimed at curbing county’s use of toxic herbicides | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Legislation aims to combat mac nut pest | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


The macadamia felted coccid is the latest Hawaii Island invasive species to go to Washington. Source: Legislation aims to combat mac nut pest | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/legislation-aims-combat-mac-nut-pest). Accessed on 29 September 2016, 16:30 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Ivy Ashe. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has introduced legislation to that … Continue reading Legislation aims to combat mac nut pest | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State mulls re-striping plan for Highway 130 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


The state Department of Transportation is evaluating workaround measures to increase the capacity of Highway 130. Source: State mulls re-striping plan for Highway 130 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/state-mulls-re-striping-plan-highway-130). Accessed on 29 September 2016, 16:00 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Ivy Ashe. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: When the state Legislature rejected plans to widen … Continue reading State mulls re-striping plan for Highway 130 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Amano visits TMT site; Contested case hearing officer gets ‘firsthand’ look at several locations on Mauna Kea’s summit | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Parties in the contested case for the Thirty Meter Telescope toured the summit of Mauna Kea on Monday morning. Source: Amano visits TMT site; Contested case hearing officer gets ‘firsthand’ look at several locations on Mauna Kea’s summit | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/amano-visits-site-contested-case-hearing-officer-gets-first-hand-look-several). Accessed on 27 September 2016, 18:30 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Ivy Ashe. Please click link … Continue reading Amano visits TMT site; Contested case hearing officer gets ‘firsthand’ look at several locations on Mauna Kea’s summit | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Ookala flooding raises concern; Residents meet with county, dairy officials to discuss solutions | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


After experiencing severe flash flooding and mudslides last week, Ookala residents met with county and state officials Thursday evening in an attempt to ensure their homes will be protected in the future. Source: Ookala flooding raises concern; Residents meet with county, dairy officials to discuss solutions | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/ookala-flooding-raises-concerns-residents-meet-county-dairy-officials-discuss). Accessed on 24 September 2016, 17:30 … Continue reading Ookala flooding raises concern; Residents meet with county, dairy officials to discuss solutions | Hawaii Tribune-Herald