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Robinson ohana acts to preserve farmland

Andrew Gomes
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COURTESY ROBINSON FAMILY PARTNERS

The state Department of Agriculture and state Office of Planning have raised concerns about whether agricultural land selected for preservation by the Robinson family of Kauai was deserving of such a designation. Much of the land selected is of poor quality and used for cattle grazing.

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COURTESY ROBINSON FAMILY PARTNERS

Makaweli Meat Co.’s ranching operation occupies 25,000 acres, including 18,700 acres in the petition area, and contains 3,500 to 4,000 head of cattle.