Does Hawaii’s Failure to Enforce Pesticide Use Justify Action by Kauai?

·By Sophie Cocke

A Kauai protestor opposes pesticide use by seed companies.

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State officials say they lack money and manpower to oversee pesticide use. But should Kauai take on more?

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Do you think the Kauai County Council should step in when it comes to the regulation of pesticides?