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Program supports local food in Kakaako

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The state agency regulating development in Kakaako is getting support from the federal government to incorporate local food production, distribution and use into its urban-planning efforts. This community garden on Cooke Street, being tended to by Tolo Texidor on Thursday, is part of a site slated to be replaced by a low-income rental studio apartment building.

Condominium towers have dominated Kakaako over the last few decades, but the state agency guiding redevelopment in this increasingly dense part of urban Honolulu is preparing a new initiative to enhance the production, distribution, consumption and reuse of local food in the area with assistance from the federal government. Read more

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