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Hawaii Gmo Debate

Maui Votes To Ban GMOs

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Maui County voters opted Tuesday to temporarily ban the cultivation of genetically engineered crops after a hard-fought campaign fea...

Frustrated By State's Inactivity, A Hawaii County Takes Pesticide Fight Into Its Own Hands

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green

HONOLULU - The state Department of Agriculture in Hawaii has only one employee assigned to review pesticide inspection reports and follow up on possib...

Possible Eco-Terrorists Attack Genetically Modified Papayas In Hawaii

Posted 09.29.2013 | Green

About 100 genetically modified papaya trees were hacked down with machetes on Thursday night on Hawaii's Big Island. The act is believed to be an act ...

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...

Anti-GMO Protesters On Kauai Get Clever As They Demand More Information From BioTech Companies

asdf | Posted 09.13.2013 | Green

The following article is provided by Civil Beat. By Sophie Cocke LIHUE — On the normally placid main street on Sunday afternoon, thousands of ...

Truth a Casualty in Kauai GMO-Pesticide Debate

Joan Conrow | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Joan Conrow

If truth is the first casualty of war, it was body-bagged a long time ago in the pitched battle being waged over pesticides and GMOs on Kauai.