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November 09, 2017

A&B Seeks Renewal of Water Permit for East Maui Diversions

Alexander & Baldwin goes before the state Land Board today to seek the renewal of a permit for the continued diversion of water on Maui in 2018.
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September 06, 2017

A&B Presents Ag Plan to Committee, Testimony Focused on GMO Concerns

A&B on Tuesday presented their "diversified agriculture" plan to the Maui Policy, Economic Development and Agricultural Committee.
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June 21, 2017

A&B to Plant Pongamia Energy Crop in Central Maui

Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. and TerViva today announced plans to cultivate pongamia on 250 acres of former sugar plantation lands in Central Maui.
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June 13, 2017

34.2% Decline in Ag Cargo Volumes From Maui

Young Brothers notes that Maui’s last refinery stopped producing sugar, which was used in manufacturing local beverages.
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May 16, 2017

Maui’s New Kūlōlio Ranch Making Use of Former Sugar Lands

Alexander & Baldwin's new Kūlōlio Ranch is a grass-fed cattle pasturing operation that is situated on 4,000 acres of former sugar land in Central Maui.
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May 16, 2017

Plantation History Expands at The Wharf Cinema Center

Guests are invited to experience the lives of the people living and working during the height of the pineapple and sugar plantation industry on Maui.
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April 12, 2017

Opponents: “Water Monopoly Bill” Will Eliminate Oversight

Sierra Club: If passed, private corps will be allowed to make unlimited profit from selling water, creating new incentive to divert water from public streams
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March 31, 2017

“Stage 1” Water Shortage Declared for Upcountry, Maui

The Department of Water Supply has declared a Stage 1 water shortage in Upcountry Maui, effective April 9, due to reduced surface water flow & a lack of rain.
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March 28, 2017

Volcanic Explosions Provide Foundation for Agriculture

The clay was important to the sugar industry, not only as a growing medium, but also as a control on groundwater circulation in the region.
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March 19, 2017

Bill Backing Maui Grown Coffee Advances

The bill authorizes a Special Purpose Revenue Bond to assist Maui Grown Coffee, Inc. in expanding its operations by leasing land for growing and cultivating coffee.
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February 28, 2017

A&B Reports 2016 Financial Results, Ending Pivotal Year

A&B, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year end for 2016, as the company closed a chapter on an era of sugar production on Maui.
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February 24, 2017

Sierra Club Maui to Honor Long-Time Community Activists

Sierra Club Maui will award​ its life-time achievement Onipaʻa Award to Stan Franco​ Kai Nishiki ​and Ananda Stone​. The organization will also introduce a new community coalition to address diversified use of former sugar cane lands on Maui.
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January 09, 2017

Matson Gifts $100,000 to Help Displaced Maui Sugar Workers

The Matson Foundation has gifted the A Hui Hou Fund with a $100,000 grant to augment widespread community support for displaced sugar workers on Maui.
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January 06, 2017

Sugar Taskforce Year-End Report: Details Help for Laid Off Workers

The Sugar Operators Support Taskforce was created a year ago today after HC&S announced it would be shutting down sugar operations on Maui by December 2016.
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December 23, 2016

ILWU Petition Helps Maui Bulk Sugar Workers

The US Department of Labor approved of a petition filed by the ILWU seeking adjustment assistance for bulk sugar workers who were affected by the HC&S closure on Maui
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