Maui County HI : Informational Meeting to be held on Proposed Expansion of Kula Ag Park

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07/18/2017 | 01:22 am

WAILUKU, Maui, Hawai'i - The Mayor's Office of Economic Development (OED) announced that it will be holding an informational meeting on a proposed expansion of the Kula Agricultural Park. The County of Maui recently received a $5 million appropriation from the State of Hawaii, with a $1 million match from the County of Maui, to expand the Kula Ag Park onto former HC&S sugar land.

The informational meeting will be held Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. at the Kula Community Center and is open to all types of farmers: conventional, biotech, organic, hydroponic, greenhouse and livestock operations. Professional farmers and new farmers are welcome to attend the meeting.

A poll will be conducted with each attendee to determine the expectations for lot size, farming method, crop type, and water usage that potential farmers would be proposing.

For more information, contact OED Agricultural Specialist Kenneth Yamamura at ph. 270-7808 or via email at kenneth.yamamura@mauicounty.gov.

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