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Hawaii Mayor Signs Biotech, GMO Ban Into Law

Hawaii Mayor Signs Biotech, GMO Ban Into Law

12. 5.2013
HONOLULU -- Mayor Billy Kenoi signed Bill 113 into law on Thursday, prohibiting biotech companies from operating on the Big Island and...
In Face Of Shark Attacks, Some Suggest A Gruesome Preemptive Strike

In Face Of Shark Attacks, Some Suggest A Gruesome Preemptive Strike

Gabriela Aoun  12. 5.2013
Governments around the world have been debating -- and experimenting with -- shark culling to mitigate shark attacks. Culling is basically...
'The Greatest Sex Show On Earth' Just Might Save The Oceans

'The Greatest Sex Show On Earth' Just Might Save The Oceans

  12. 4.2013
Little known fact: coral reefs procreate. And since the number of reefs has been cut in half in the last 30 years thanks to climate change,...
To Feed and Protect the World, Rein In Corporate Ag

To Feed and Protect the World, Rein In Corporate Ag

Andrea Brower  12. 2.2013
Food production and distribution are not inherently destructive. Agriculture can also be a major source of carbon sequestration and a builder...
Kayaker Dies After Shark Attack; Second Attack In Three Days For Maui

Kayaker Dies After Shark Attack; Second Attack In Three Days For Maui

  12. 2.2013
A kayaker died on Monday morning after a shark attacked him in the waters off of Maui. The man, possibly a tourist, was fishing with...
FOR SALE: Ancient Hawaiian Cloud Forest Could Be Preserved.. Or Harvested

FOR SALE: Ancient Hawaiian Cloud Forest Could Be Preserved.. Or Harvested

Carla Herreria  11.27.2013
If you've ever wanted to own your very own tropical forest, now is your chance. For only -- wait for it -- $22 million, you can purchase...
Easy, Last-Minute Ways To Thank Earth On Thanksgiving

Easy, Last-Minute Ways To Thank Earth On Thanksgiving

  11.27.2013
Thanksgiving is upon us, and as you contemplate what you are thankful for, don’t forget your thanks for Mother Nature. After all there...
Blown Out: Too Many Wind Farms On Oahu's North Shore?

Blown Out: Too Many Wind Farms On Oahu's North Shore?

www.civilbeat.com  11.26.2013
A company that previously lost a bid to build a North Shore wind farm is finally moving forward on an energy project after years of trying...
As Kauai and Big Island Sign GMO Bills, Maui Gears Up For The Fight

As Kauai and Big Island Sign GMO Bills, Maui Gears Up For The Fight

Gabriela Aoun  11.21.2013
Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa’s office has announced the signing of a “Memorandum of Understanding” agreement with the biotech giant Monsanto....
Domino Effect: Another Hawaii Island Passes Sweeping Anti-GMO Bill

Domino Effect: Another Hawaii Island Passes Sweeping Anti-GMO Bill

  11.19.2013
Large biotech companies like Syngenta, Monsanto, Pioneer, Dow and BASF have long been experimenting with GMO crops and seeds in Hawaii....
An Island Rallies Against GMOs And Wins.. For Now

An Island Rallies Against GMOs And Wins.. For Now

  11.17.2013
The last three months on Kauai have been the culmination of a longstanding resistance by many residents against the growing influence of...
You Need This Super Fruit In Your Life

You Need This Super Fruit In Your Life

  11.16.2013
When trying to eat healthy, monotony is the enemy. Instead of that same old apple, reach for a stranger, prettier, nutrient-richer fruit:...
County Council Employs Shifty Maneuvers In GMO Battle

County Council Employs Shifty Maneuvers In GMO Battle

11.16.2013
Members of the Kauai County Council replaced a departed colleague on Friday in an internal election that will likely allow the council...
High Drama In Hawaii's GMO Hearing

High Drama In Hawaii's GMO Hearing

11.15.2013
LIHUE, KAUAI — Drama hung in the air at the Kauai County Council as members prepared to vote Thursday on whether they would override...