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A New Form of Inter-Island Travels Looks to Be on the Way

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Great. More diseases for my coffee and avocados.
Always a ray of sunshine ;). Just be glad they aren't talking about some type of bridge like they did between Hong Kong and Macau.
 

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Always a ray of sunshine ;). Just be glad they aren't talking about some type of bridge like they did between Hong Kong and Macau.
I don't get many tourists showing up and offering to help spray the coffee.

And when I travel to other coffee/avocado areas, I make the effort to pack clean clothes -- you know, so as not to contaminate an entire agricultural region.
 

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I don't get many tourists showing up and offering to help spray the coffee.

And when I travel to other coffee/avocado areas, I make the effort to pack clean clothes -- you know, so as not to contaminate an entire agricultural region.
When do you harvest for 2022?
 

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Harvest has already started. Sadly, the invasive beetles are bad this year. And most farmers are having a real hard time with leaf rust. I've got that under control (somehow). But elsewhere, it's wrecking entire farms.
 

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Harvest has already started. Sadly, the invasive beetles are bad this year. And most farmers are having a real hard time with leaf rust. I've got that under control (somehow). But elsewhere, it's wrecking entire farms.
Welcome to farming. Remember, you were retired. :)

Farming is a tough business and a lot of work.
 

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Wouldn't be an issue if tourists could be bothered to wear clean clothes when they travel.
I think you were probably aware of the issue before you started farming.

It's aways something with farming; bugs, disease, too wet, too dry. It's a tough business.
 

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I seriously doubt that there will be any FAA certification for commercial use by 2025.
And if there was there are no facilities for it to operate in and don't see any being constructed
 

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I seriously doubt that there will be any FAA certification for commercial use by 2025.
And if there was there are no facilities for it to operate in and don't see any being constructed
It said they won't use pilots, they will be Ship Captains. Would the FAA have any say in that?

They also mentioned using the port that was built for the SuperFerry on Oahu. It didn't mention the other islands.

2025 seems pretty quick to me too but we'll see.
 

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It said they won't use pilots, they will be Ship Captains. Would the FAA have any say in that?

They also mentioned using the port that was built for the SuperFerry on Oahu. It didn't mention the other islands.

2025 seems pretty quick to me too but we'll see.
Don’t see how they would get out of FAA regulations as it is flying with wings and propellers
 

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Don’t see how they would get out of FAA regulations as it is flying with wings and propellers
You would think they would have pilots too but the article says they will be ship captains. They are still a couple years away so we'll see what cones up as the timeframe gets closer.
 
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