Study: pandemic led to planting

  • Contributed by the Haraguchi family

    The Haraguchi taro farm is still recovering from flooding last April. The family has continued to farm taro despite challenges posed by the devastating flood.

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    Kaua‘i Coffee’s Numila fields are seen under a bright, blue sky.

LIHU‘E — The amount of planted acreage on Kaua‘i increased over the past year, according to an updated study on land use in the state released by the state Department of Agriculture.