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Clash over labeling of Hawaii mac nut products results in split legislation

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                House Bill 2278, passed by Hawaii lawmakers May 1, set out to establish truth in labeling for Hawaii-grown macadamia products, but some foods were excluded. Flavored or plain roasted or raw macadamia nuts, above, are covered under the bill, while products like chocolate-covered mac nuts, other candies, cookies, milk, ice cream and other things are excluded.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

House Bill 2278, passed by Hawaii lawmakers May 1, set out to establish truth in labeling for Hawaii-grown macadamia products, but some foods were excluded. Flavored or plain roasted or raw macadamia nuts, above, are covered under the bill, while products like chocolate-covered mac nuts, other candies, cookies, milk, ice cream and other things are excluded.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                House Bill 2278, passed by Hawaii lawmakers May 1, set out to establish truth in labeling for Hawaii-grown macadamia products, but some foods were excluded. Flavored or plain roasted or raw macadamia nuts are covered under the bill, while products like chocolate-covered mac nuts, above, other candies, cookies, milk, ice cream and other things are excluded.
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CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

House Bill 2278, passed by Hawaii lawmakers May 1, set out to establish truth in labeling for Hawaii-grown macadamia products, but some foods were excluded. Flavored or plain roasted or raw macadamia nuts are covered under the bill, while products like chocolate-covered mac nuts, above, other candies, cookies, milk, ice cream and other things are excluded.

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                House Bill 2278, passed by Hawaii lawmakers May 1, set out to establish truth in labeling for Hawaii-grown macadamia products, but some foods were excluded. Flavored or plain roasted or raw macadamia nuts, above, are covered under the bill, while products like chocolate-covered mac nuts, other candies, cookies, milk, ice cream and other things are excluded.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                House Bill 2278, passed by Hawaii lawmakers May 1, set out to establish truth in labeling for Hawaii-grown macadamia products, but some foods were excluded. Flavored or plain roasted or raw macadamia nuts are covered under the bill, while products like chocolate-covered mac nuts, above, other candies, cookies, milk, ice cream and other things are excluded.