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May 18, 2017

A climate change solution beneath our feet

Did you know the same regenerative agriculture methods used in Hawai’i Dairy Farms’ pasture-based model could help in the fight against climate change? Scientists at UC Davis are curren...

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April 06, 2017

Hawai‘i Dairy Farms’ Statement on the Proposed Consent Decree

Hawai‘i Dairy Farms and Friends of Maha‘ulepu have submitted to Judge Kobayashi for her review and approval a proposed consent decree that is the culmination of several months of settle...

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March 22, 2017

Why More Farmers Are Making The Switch To Grass-Fed Meat And Dairy

Published March 22, 2017 on NPR Though he didn't come from a farming family, from a young age Tim Joseph was fascinated by the idea of living off the land. Reading magazines like The Stockma...

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March 21, 2017

Hawaii Dairy Farms Status Update

Today the Fifth Circuit Court ruled that Hawaii Dairy Farms is now required to do an Environmental Impact Statement, which revokes all of our permits and approvals to date. While this news is disap...

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March 01, 2017

Implications to Local Milk Supply

Hawaii Dairy Farms is disappointed to share that the Department of Health has made a determination to require submission of a second Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). We respect the agenc...

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February 21, 2017

Statement about Temporary Withdrawal of Final EIS from Determination

After consulting with the state Office of Environmental Quality Control (OEQC) regarding its interpretation of the administrative rules pertaining to the preparation of an Environmental Impact Stat...

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February 09, 2017

Hawaii Dairy Farms deserves a chance to operate

Guest column by Derek S.K. Kawakami, Kauai Councilman, in The Garden Island:  As the grandson of H.S. Kawakami, who sailed from Japan to work in Hawaii’s agriculture industry and a so...

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February 09, 2017

Endorsing the dairy

By Jessica Else, Enviromental Reporter from The Garden Island Several lawmakers are voicing their support for the Hawaii Dairy Farms’ plan to operate a 699-cow dairy in Kaua...

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January 18, 2017

Hawaii Dairy Farms Submits Final Environmental Impact Statement

Document proves dairy will have no significant impact  

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December 03, 2016

Statement about Clean Water Lawsuit

Unfortunately, there is an abundance of new misinformation being circulated about Hawaii Dairy Farms, so it is important to take a moment to set the record straight.

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Articles of Support

May 02, 2014

Letter of Support: Kauai Chamber of Commerce

The Kauai Chamber of Commerce submits this letter in support of Hawaii Dairy Farms to establish the state's first grass-fed dairy operations on 582 acres of Mahaulepu next to the Haraguchi Taro Farm.

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April 11, 2014

Letter of Support: The Kohala Center

The board and staff of The Kohala Center support Hawaii Dairy Farms plans for a new dairy on Kauai. This new dairy project will bring a much-needed increase in local milk production for our state, representing one step towards Hawaii's greater food self-reliance.

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March 23, 2014

Letter of Support: Makoa Ranch Inc.

We support the Hawaii Dairy Farms' plans for a new dairy on Kauai. I wanted to share about how this farm will support our local agriculture industry.

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March 12, 2014

Letter of Support: Kauai Mayor Bernard Carvalho

It is with great enthusiasm that I voice my support for Hawaii Dairy Farms, the state’s first-ever pasture-based dairy located in Mahaulepu, Kauai. Hawaii Dairy Farms will bring milk production back to Kauai and directly contribute to our island’s food security, economic diversity, and sustainability.

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March 07, 2014

Letter of Support: Hawaii Fish Company Inc.

The proposed pasture-based dairy project on Kauai by Hawaii Dairy Farms provides an excellent opportunity for Hawaii to take an important step forward in that very positive direction towards increased local food production and food self-sufficiency, and in so doing, improving the future food security for our highly isolated island home.

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March 06, 2014

Letter of Support: All Property Consulting Inc.

We at All Property Consulting would like to support Hawaii Dairy Farms’ plans for a new dairy on Kauai.  This new dairy project will bring a much-needed increase in local milk production for our state. 

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