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GMO Debate Hawaii

Hawaii Governor Enters Kauai GMO Debate, Calls For Voluntary Restrictions

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 09.25.2013 | Green

Gov. Neil Abercrombie is trying to cool the heated debate over GMOs and pesticides on Kauai by promising that the state will increase its oversight of...

Childhood Pesticide Lessons And A Father's Life

Eric Pape | Posted 11.16.2013 | Hawaii
Eric Pape

As the debate about biotech, GMOs and pesticides continues to roil Hawaii, I can empathize with farmers who aren't too different from my dad, who labor to find a way to earn a living in a tough, competitive profession. And I know that for them, it can be tempting to believe people who tell you that their new tools are safe because it makes the daily grind of work easier.