Insights on PBS Hawai‘i

Can We Double Local Food Production by 2020?

Special | 56m 44s

Hawai‘i continues to be heavily reliant on imports to feed its 1.4 million residents and 8 million visitors. About $3 billion a year is spent to ship in approximately 90 percent of our food, with 6 million pounds of food arriving daily by cargo ships and planes. If these ships and planes stopped arriving, Hawai‘i’s food supply would last only 3-10 days. What will it take to reach this goal?

Aired: 09/11/17

Rating: TV-G

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