Tractor-churned dust is bedeviling some Maui residents. Photo: MauiTime Last year at this time, Mauians were cheering the news that Alexander & Baldwin had suddenly shed its former cane field land and 50 percent of its EMI irrigation system in a $267-million sale to a completely unknown, newly-created entity named Mahi Pono. Oh, there were high hopes for this … [Read more...] about Naughty or Nice? At the one-year anniversary of Mahi Pono’s 56,000-acre Maui ag land grab, questions remain about the company’s ultimate intentions
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[MauiTime first broke the story of the sale of Alexander & Baldwin’s old sugarcane lands in November 2018. Our ongoing Changing Maui: Mahi Pono series investigates the new owners of these massive land holdings and the changes they will bring to Maui. It is part of Changing Maui, a larger series on the changes facing Maui County.] Yet another corporate entity has … [Read more...] about Finally! A farmer! Who is Californian Ceil Howe III and what is he doing as an overseer of Mahi Pono?