Keeping it in the family: Farmers using state land laud new law regarding lease extensions

Bromeliads in David Shiigi's nursery. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

David Shiigi stands Tuesday in one of his bromeliad nurseries in Hilo. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

Big Island farmers are praising a bill that Gov. Josh Green recently signed into law extending lease renewals for up to 30 years in certain agriculture parks on the neighbor islands.