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Micro-loans can help local farmers feed Hawaii sustainably

By Denise Albano and Patti Chang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 19, 2013

~~<p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Imagine a Thanksgiving dinner with no turkey, no cranberries, no orange sweet potatoes.</span></p>
<p>This would be the Thanksgiving dinner you would be serving if the vast amounts of food we import to Hawaii were cut off. Fully 90 percent of all the food we consume, including these traditional Thanksgiving favorites, are imported to our shores, consuming huge amounts of energy to do so.</p>
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Imagine a Thanksgiving dinner with no turkey, no cranberries, no orange sweet potatoes.

This would be the Thanksgiving dinner you would be serving if the vast amounts of food we import to Hawaii were cut off. Fully 90 percent of all the food we consume, including these traditional Thanksgiving favorites, are imported to our shores, consuming huge amounts of energy to do so. Login for more...



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