hemp Hawaii Hemp Industry Stalled Following Veto of New Bill By Ryan Finnerty • Jul 10, 2019 Matt Barton / University of Kentucky Ag Communications Gov. David Ige announced vetoes of 18 bills passed in 2019, including one that would have loosened the restrictions on growing hemp in Hawaii. Farmers are frustrated, but the governor says patience is required to stay in line with federal rules. The Conversation: Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 By Beth-Ann Kozlovich & Chris Vandercook • Jun 1, 2016 Wikipedia Hawaii on the Hill; Celebrating Hemp; Take A Staycation in Honolulu; Making It As A Playwright Hawaii on the Hill: Sherry Menor-McNamara Could Hemp Be The New Sugar on Maui? By Molly Solomon • Jan 13, 2016 Rep. Cynthia Thielen It’s been a big week for agriculture in the state: the island’s last sugar plantation announced plans to close this year. But one state lawmaker sees an opportunity for a different kind of crop. HPR’s Molly Solomon explains.