EXCLUSIVE: Farmers say Turtle Bay is trying to drive them out of business

A plan to preserve agricultural lands on the North Shore is backfiring on some Kahuku farmers.Several farmers said Turtle Bay Resorts wants to charge them between $40,000 and $100,000 for a new road and other improvements. And they said these new fees will drive them out of business."I might as well quit," said Virgilio Tomas, who has grown garlic, shallots and jicama on 18.5 acres on Turtle Bay's mauka lands since 1990."They are doing all of these thi…

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