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Recent government decisions bode ill for Oahu's agricultural future

By Tina Jensen and Bernie Moriaz

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 09, 2012

~~<p>The loss of prime agricultural land to large home subdivisions, the building of a rail line to serve only a small portion of the island and will never sustain its cost from usage fees, and the closing of a viable farmers market will affect all of us living on Oahu.</p>
<p>As farmers operating a small business for 32 years, we are horrified that the state of Hawaii is making huge mistakes in its management of agricultural land here on Oahu.</p>
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The loss of prime agricultural land to large home subdivisions, the building of a rail line to serve only a small portion of the island and will never sustain its cost from usage fees, and the closing of a viable farmers market will affect all of us living on Oahu.

As farmers operating a small business for 32 years, we are horrified that the state of Hawaii is making huge mistakes in its management of agricultural land here on Oahu. Login for more...



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