Hawaii could be the next state to allow medical marijuana dispensaries. Some lawmakers are pushing to legalize a system that could cultivate and sell the drug to approved medical patients. HPR’s Molly Solomon has more.
In our latest installment of HPR’s series, “Feeding Ourselves: Hawai’i’s Food Future”, we take a look at an emerging technology…that could change the way we grow our food. It’s a method of growing crops and fish at the same time….and it uses less than 5% of the water that traditional farming does. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports on this sustainable system that’s popping up in backyards across the islands.
The Legislature convened for its 27th session today, with both Houses honoring more than 80 former lawmakers who served since Statehood 55 years ago. But as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, the top issues for this upcoming session were also laid out by the legislative leadership.
A health center on Hawaiian Homelands property in Kona is one step closer to becoming a reality. It's been a dream since 2005, and now ground has broken on the site. The blessing means the new health center will be one of just a few on Hawaiian Homelands property. Sherry Bracken has the story.