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Maui sugar harvest to begin under EPA scrutiny

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 1999
    Hawaiian Commercial &?Sugar Co. burned cane along Haleakala Highway in August 2013. Residents downwind from the sugar cane fields have complained about the cloud of ash produced by the burning that drifts toward their homes, saying it causes health problems. HC&S says it is doing its best to ease the impact of its practices.
  • KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM
    A plume of smoke seen from Kahului Harbor billows from Hawaiian Commercial &?Sugar Co.’s cane fields. Population and environmental changes have made the impact of the burning worse, a Maui County official says.
  • KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM
    Hawaiian Commercial &?Sugar Co. burned cane along Haleakala Highway in August 2013. Residents downwind from the sugar cane fields have complained about the cloud of ash produced by the burning that drifts toward their homes, saying it causes health problems. HC&S says it is doing its best to ease the impact of its practices.

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