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Legislature should put self-sufficiency back on priority list

By Neil Hannahs, Sylvia Yuen and Peter Adler

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 22, 2013

~~<p>&quot;Is Water the New Oil?&quot; reads a recent national business magazine headline. In Hawaii, we understand our expensive dependency on imported food and oil. Imagine if we were also dependent on expensive sources for water.</p>
<p>The time to act is now. Legislators have the opportunity in this session to make self-reliance a priority by providing long-term, dedicated funding for clean energy, food security and watershed protection.</p>
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"Is Water the New Oil?" reads a recent national business magazine headline. In Hawaii, we understand our expensive dependency on imported food and oil. Imagine if we were also dependent on expensive sources for water.

The time to act is now. Legislators have the opportunity in this session to make self-reliance a priority by providing long-term, dedicated funding for clean energy, food security and watershed protection. Login for more...



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