Kauai's Important Ag Land

SOURCE: Hope Kallai (lokahipath2@live.com) SUBHEAD: Dr. Karl Kim from UH, will be addressing the island-wide issue of Identifying Kauai's Important Ag Lands.
image above: View looking into Hanapepe Valley towards taro fields. Photo by Juan Wilson.
BACKGROUND: Hawai‘i’s Constitution requires the state to conserve and protect ag lands, promote diversified agriculture and increase agricultural self- sufficiency (Article XI, Section 3). · Kaua‘i is the first county to conduct an IAL study, as mandated by Act 233. Dr. Kim has been awarded the county contract. · Dr. Kim will explain the process whereby counties must identify and map potential IAL in consultation with the public, landowners, agricultural organizations and the Dept. of Ag, using 8 criteria defined by the Legislature, such as water availability & soil quality.
Wailua-Kapaa Neighborhood Association Presentation
Identifying Kauai’s Important Agricultural Lands (IAL)
WHO: Dr. Karl Kim, PhD University of HI, Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning
WHEN: Join us, Monday, August 24th, 6-8 pm
WHERE: Kapa‘a Library Meeting Room (free & open to the public)
Dr. Kim conducted the pilot study last year for Koloa-Poipu which can be downloaded at: http://www.4shared.com/file/97383540/4de436be/Koloa-Poipu_IAL_Pilot_Study.html
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Anonymous said...

Did You know that Dow AgroScience that bought Kauai's Last Sugar company is a GMO company?
Check out their Website under Global Links and you will find that they call it PGAB another fancy name for Plant Genetics and Biological engineering or (GE).
Please share this with everyone

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