Hawaii Statute Chapter 205: Important Agricultural Lands:
"..."important agricultural lands" means those lands, identified pursuant to this part, that:
1. Are capable of producing sustained high agricultural yields when treated and managed according to accepted farming methods and technology;
2. Contribute to the State's economic base and produce agricultural commodities for export or local consumption; or
3. Are needed to promote the expansion of agricultural activities and income for the future, even if currently not in production."
Applications should be submitted to the Planning Director in each county. Deadlines differ per county, contact your county Planning director for specific deadlines.