The Future of Food in Hawai’i is Changing Now

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Ulupono Initiative did a “Local Food Market Demand Study of O’ahu Shoppers” that showed nearly 74% believe it is very important that Hawai’i grow its own food.  According to the USDA, however, only 8% of our food spending actually goes to locally grown products.  In this installment of HPR’s food series, Noe Tanigawa looks at efforts to improve Hawai’i’s food systems

For related material:

http://www.uluponoinitiative.com/reports

http://www.hawaiifoodpolicycouncil.org/

http://www.hawaiifood.com/legislative-action.html 

http://www.agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2007/Full_Report/Volume_1,_Chapter_1_State_Level/Hawaii/

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