Hawaii Farmers Union United is requesting our membership to send in testimony IN STRONG SUPPORT of SB3197, SB2989, & SB3004. 

Aloha HFUU Members & Subscribers, Hawaii Farmers Union United is requesting our membership to send in testimony IN STRONG SUPPORT of SB3197, SB2989, & SB3004.  Please submit testimonies on time, before 1:30pm on Sunday April 3rd. 1) SB3197 STRONG SUPPORT – RELATING TO AGRICULTURE – Establishes a Farmer Apprenticeship Mentoring Program. Makes an appropriation to the Hawaii Department of Agriculture…

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HFUU Legislative Hemp Support: In STRONG SUPPORT of SB2986 and SB2218

SB2986, SD 1 RELATING TO HEMP – Eliminates or relaxes certain regulations of commercial hemp production and prohibits the State from requiring inspections or sampling of, or issuing violations or penalties to, hemp producers licensed by the United States Department of Agriculture that are following the United States Department of Agriculture’s rules and protocols. Amends the conditions under…

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Legislative Support for SB3197 & SB2218

SB 3197, SD2 (SSCR3104) RELATING TO AGRICULTURE – Establishes a farmer apprentice mentoring program. Makes an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture to establish and implement the program. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD2) Suggested Testimony: Aloha Chair Gabbard, Vice Chair Nishihara, and Members of the Committee on Agriculture and Environment, The Hawaii Farmers Union United (HFUU) is a…

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Speaker Series #30: Integrated Aquaculture & Aquaponics | Hosted by Kona Chapter, Chantal Chung & Dr. Maria Haws

HFUU Kona Chapter President Chantal Chung is one of the founders of Ma`ona Community Garden, which works to support and create community food systems, integrating food production, processing, distribution, and consumption to improve the environmental, social, and economic health of South Kona on Hawai`i Island. Ms. Chung has been working on this project since 2007,…

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HFUU Legislative Support: In STRONG SUPPORT of SB2989, SB2990, SB341, and SB2986

Aloha HFUU Members & Subscribers, We are in need of your supportive testimonies for SB2989 SD1, SB2990 SD1, SB341 SD2, and SB2986 SD1! For a glitch-free experience, remember to login to capitol.hawaii.gov before clicking the Support button(s). The committee(s) on AEN has scheduled a public hearing on 03-018-22 9:00AM; Conference Room 325 & Videoconference.  Please provide your testimony by TOMORROW…

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HFUU Legislative Support: In STRONG SUPPORT of SB2218 &  SB3325 SD1

Aloha HFUU Members & Subscribers, We are in need of your supportive testimonies for SB2218 &  SB3325 SD1! For a glitch-free experience, remember to login to capitol.hawaii.gov before clicking the Support button(s). IN STRONG SUPPORT OF SB2218 & SB3325 SD1. Please see suggested testimony and necessary amendments below.  The committee(s) on AEN has scheduled a public hearing on 03-02-22 10:15AM; Conference…

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HFUU Legislative Hemp Support: In STRONG SUPPORT of SB2986 (with amendment) and in STRONG OPPOSITION of SB2973

Aloha HFUU Members & Subscribers, We are in need of your supportive testimonies and amendments of SB2986 and opposition of SB2973! SB2986 modifies burdensome and costly regulations. SB2973 and associated proposed rules will continue the double regulation of farmers, excessive bureaucracy that costs farmers and the state. For a glitch-free experience,remember to login to capitol.hawaii.gov before clicking the Support button(s). IN STRONG…

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HFUU Convention 2021 – Success!

Our annual convention this year was a success! Although it was virtual, we had over 600 registrants sign up and enjoy our convention content. We decided this year to have a donation-only event, so lucky for you the content is now all available for FREE on our Youtube channel. Check out the schedule below to…

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