Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Tough Nut to Crack

Hawaii's macadamia nut industry had reason to celebrate over the Kamehameha Day weekend. The governor signed HB1628 into law on Friday, June 8th, requiring that macadamia nut product labels state the percentage of Hawaiian-grown mac nuts contained in the package. The bill was introduced by Big Island Rep. Bob Herkes who shepherded it through the legislative session.

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