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Column: Meatpacking monopoly rises in Hawaii

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                                Dutch Kuyper is CEO of Parker Ranch Inc.

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    Dutch Kuyper is CEO of Parker Ranch Inc.

  • Michelle Galimba is owner/manager of Kuahiwi Ranch.

    Michelle Galimba is owner/manager of Kuahiwi Ranch.

  • Tim Richards, D.V.M., is with Kahua Ranch and a Hawaii County Council member.

    Tim Richards, D.V.M., is with Kahua Ranch and a Hawaii County Council member.

The goal of sustainability is self-reliance. Local ranchers are already forced to compete with imports. Using state assets and state leases to subsidize imported beef product goes against our food security goals. Read more

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