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Pacific Biodiesel starts farming sunflowers

  • COURTESY PACIFIC BIODIESEL

    Kahu Kimokeo Kapahulehua conducted a blessing Friday at the Pacific Biodiesel crop site attended by project stakeholders, farmers, lawmakers and other community members. As part of the ceremony to bless the project, each attendee planted a sunflower seed, at left, on the 115-acre site in Central Maui. Pacific Biodiesel Vice President Kelly King, fourth from right, U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono, Pacific Biodiesel President Robert King and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard planted seeds.

Pacific Biodiesel Technologies held a Hawaiian blessing Friday on Maui as it prepared to begin farming sunflowers as a biofuel crop on 115 acres in the island’s central valley. Read more

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