June 08, 2016
Draft EIS shows dairy will have no negative impact on environment, community
February 05, 2016
Well-maintained pastures prevent erosion, protect water and, as it turns out, can restore the soil’s organic matter much more quickly than previously thought, according to a team of researchers from the University of Georgia and the University of Florida.
December 23, 2015
Instead of fearing overgrazing, and taking livestock off land to rest it, Allan Savory– ecologist, philosopher, TED speaker–argues that most grazing lands should have more livestock added, because their movement and their waste and their relentless chomping stimulate grasses to grow. When grasslands restore themselves, he adds, they sequester carbon; so increasing the density of cattle and other grazing animals not only restores the environment, it protects against climate change.
February 04, 2015
The purpose of the briefing is to encourage the community to provide comments on the recently published Environmental Impact Statement Preparation Notice (EISPN) for Hawaii Dairy Farms’ voluntary EIS about its proposed grass-fed dairy farm in Mahaulepu.
November 25, 2014
Project will conduct a voluntary Environmental Impact Statement
August 17, 2014
This is not just about a dairy; this is about providing the people of Hawaii with the choice to continue to steward the land; the choice to consume affordable local food; and the choice to perpetuate a way of life that has lasted centuries. We must find the path to an enduring future that preserves our right to these choices.
July 25, 2014
After listening to community feedback, Hawaii Dairy Farms has modified its application to the Hawaii Department of Health to phase its proposed grass-fed dairy operation on Kauai. The phased approach will demonstrate how the pastoral dairy model is both protective of the environment and more productive than traditional dairy farming.