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December 2018

August 2018

Steve Rose is the Chief “Hempster” of the Maui Hemp Institute for Research & Sustainability (MHI) is dedicated to maximizing the potential for hemp production on Maui. Is it possible that hemp could replace sugar cane as a primary crop?

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March 2018

HEMP = Hawaiian Economic Money Producer

Hemp is the future of a new, sustainable, local, agricultural-based economy for Maui: foods, fuels, consumer products, health & wellbeing, construction materials, jobs, investments, sustainable development… and so much more!

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March 2018

Delays at the Dept of Agriculture, red tape and lack of investment. The great hope for replacing the sugarcane industry has come to a grinding halt according to this report in local Hawaii publication Civil Beat. It looks like the island state is becoming a case study on how not to build a hemp sector..

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march 2018

Hemp is the future of a new, sustainable, local, agricultural-based economy for Maui: foods, fuels, consumer products, health & wellbeing, construction materials, jobs, investments, sustainable development… and so much more!

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JUNE 2016

“The research facility I envision, is that we get the research and then we innovate on it,” Rose continues. “Even though there is national involvement we are Mauicentric. And everything we do with hemp we want it to benefit Maui locally. Our food forest project is about creating sustainable food on Maui. What has been missing is the hemp component to that. Hemp is one of the main components. You need something to block the wind. It’s a key component to remediate soil. Hemp is a key part to the islands sustainable food system.”

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february 2016

This NHA welcomes the Maui Hemp Institute for Research and Innovation as our newest affiliate member. Legislation in the State of Hawaii is posed to greatly expand the ability for the growing of industrial hemp as early as this spring.

Hawaii Senate Bill 2695 establishes an industrial hemp pilot program to allow the cultivation of industrial hemp…

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