Pilago’s Bill 361 Before the Council Tomorrow: Taro and Coffee

I mentioned on Wednesday that Pilago would be going before the council with his bill to protect Taro and Coffee tomorrow, September 9th on the Kona side.

The bill can be seen here.

BILL NO. – 361
ORDINANCE NO.
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 14, GENERAL WELFARE, HAWAII
COUNTY CODE 1983 (2005 EDITION, AS AMENDED),
RELATING TO THE
RESTRICTION OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED TARO (KALO) AND COFFEE

Section 14- Purpose.
The purpose of this article is to protect the taro (kalo) and coffee industry from
genetic engineering and preserve agriculturally-based practices and cultural traditions associated with taro (kalo) and coffee within the County of Hawaii.

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