Drought crushes local beef industry in Hawaii - Article Photos 1/4

Dean Jitchaku, an apprentice meat cutter, hands a package of grass-fed beef to a customer at the Whole Foods Market Kahala store in Honolulu on Sept. 28, 2012. National trends in locally grown foods and grass-fed beef have caught on in Hawaii, but crushing drought has made it difficult for ranchers to keep enough cattle in Hawaii to capitalize on the demand. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)