The battle over Hoopili goes on. Hoopili produces 80% of Oahuʻs fresh produce. Horton proposes turning Hoopili into a subdivision. Hoopili, with its unique climate, is uniquely suited for growing melons, squash and other fresh vegetables. It cannot be duplicated elsewhere.
It is time to draw a line in the sand a stop the constant nibbling away at prime ag lands. Actually, Hoopili is not a nibble. It is a chunk that Oahu could choke on.