Energy & Environment

Land Limits Hawaii’s Quest For Food, Energy Independence

·By Michael Levine

How much land would it take to sustain a biofuel operation sufficient to replace the state’s supply of fossil fuel? How many acres would be needed to grow enough food to feed its population?

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