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Group envisions farming on Maui’s old sugar fields

  • COURTESY ALEXANDER & BALDWIN MAUI

    A report by the nonprofit Maui Tomorrow Foundation Inc. suggests a regenerative farm vision on Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. land on Maui can yield more profit than sugar cane farming for export while also employing more people than HC&S.

  • Courtesy Maui Tomorrow Foundation Inc.

    An artist rendering depicts Maui Tomorrow’s vision for the future of former sugar cane land on Maui, which includes fruit, nut and other orchard trees; vegetable farming; and the raising of pigs and chickens.

A Maui environmental organization would like the owner of Hawaii’s last sugar cane plantation to engage in a community-driven plan for transitioning its Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. farm to other agricultural uses following an impending shutdown at year’s end. Read more

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