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Private research center abets isle food independence

By Jonathan Durrett

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 19, 2012

~~<p>Recent announcement of acquisition of 1,743 acres of Galbraith Estate agricultural lands by a coalition of public and private organizations is certainly an achievement that merits kudos.</p>
<p>No one can doubt the precarious position of our Island state as it relates to food security, and the setting aside of this much prime farm land for food production is an important pillar of Hawaii's long-term food self-sufficiency aspirations.</p>
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Recent announcement of acquisition of 1,743 acres of Galbraith Estate agricultural lands by a coalition of public and private organizations is certainly an achievement that merits kudos.

No one can doubt the precarious position of our Island state as it relates to food security, and the setting aside of this much prime farm land for food production is an important pillar of Hawaii's long-term food self-sufficiency aspirations. Login for more...



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