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Hemp Planted in Hawaii

Posted on January 10, 2000

On December 14, 1999, Hawaii made American history as the first state to plant industrial hemp seeds on U.S. soil since WW II. A host of government officials and business leaders were on hand to witnessed the historical event at the Alterna Hemp Research Project’s agricultural plot on the island of Oahu.

Hawaii Experimenting with Hemp as Crop

Posted on December 26, 1999

The DEA, which outlined the security measures needed to plant what federal and state law still defines as illegal marijuana, is no longer blocking the project, said state Rep. Cynthia Thielen, an Oahu Republican, who sponsored the bill creating the university research project.

Hawaiian Industrial Hemp Report

Posted on April 17, 1996

This report was designed to provide some background information and to help generate a public discussion in Hawaii.