Food Basket clears part of site that will house ag campus

A portion of the land for Hale Pueo, the Hawaii Island Food Basket’s planned agriculture campus, has been cleared at the site on Ponahawai Street in Hilo. (Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald)

The Hawaii Island Food Basket has started clearing a portion of its 24.5 acres of land meant for an agricultural innovation campus in Hilo.