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Thursday, June 18, 2015
DLNR Steps in to Save Sea Cucumbers Harvested at Behest of Anti-GMO Huckster Promoting Quack Cancer Treatment
By Andrew Walden @ 8:30 PM :: 4324 Views :: GMOs
DLNR Chairperson Suzanne Case points out, “Until very recently this was not an issue."
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Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Anti-GMO Activists Attack State’s Last Cane Plantation
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:07 PM :: 6117 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture, GMOs

...ugly comments happily hoping to send people who work on these farms back to where they came from....

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Thursday, June 4, 2015
Live the Words You Speak
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:03 AM :: 5577 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

...culture gone bad....

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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Cheese: The GMO food die-hard GMO opponents love (and oppose a label for)
By Selected News Articles @ 12:19 PM :: 3962 Views :: GMOs

...almost all the hard cheese made in the United States, and in much of the West, uses a genetically engineered protein....

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Conspiracies and Paranoia: Hector Valenzuela Plays the Victim
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:17 PM :: 5183 Views :: Higher Education, GMOs

I’m starting to think that eating organic is correlated to conspiracy thinking and some degree of paranoia....

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Tulsi Gabbard: How She Isn’t Making Hawaii Better
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:10 AM :: 4447 Views :: GMOs

You also fail to disclose your own money ties to the organic and health food industry....

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Friday, May 22, 2015
Anti-GMO Activists Cheer Kauai Pioneer Seed Farm Layoffs
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:06 AM :: 6099 Views :: Kauai County, Agriculture, GMOs

With the recent announcement of the closure of the DuPont Pioneer farm in Kekaha, it’s of no surprise that the no aloha crew is out and about again....

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Stirring the Hysteria Pot
By Joni Kamiya @ 7:47 PM :: 4982 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

It’s a great tactic as so many folks don’t have a clue....

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Monday, May 11, 2015
Mandatory GMO food label not backed by science
By Selected News Articles @ 4:41 AM :: 3699 Views :: GMOs

Labeling food that contains GMO is illogical because genetic engineering is a process and not an ingredient....

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Saturday, May 9, 2015
Laulima not A'ole: Restoring Our Roots
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:23 PM :: 5295 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

When I keep hearing a’ole over and over, it really gives me the sense of constant fighting but no semblance of a possible alternatives....

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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Hawaii seed industry estimated at $159M--Down 14%
By News Release @ 3:24 AM :: 5982 Views :: Agriculture, Economy, Hawaii Statistics, GMOs

Outshipments of seed are projected to total 7.97 million pounds during the 2013-14 season, down 3 percent from the revised 8.25 million pounds shipped during the previous season....

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Thursday, April 30, 2015
End the Bleeding of Aloha By Hobby Activism
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:36 PM :: 8082 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

...when people can resort to this kind of behavior, it really shows that they are not capable of considering the consequences of their actions....

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Rise Up People: Redefining What It Means
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:45 PM :: 6257 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii History, Higher Education, GMOs

When I hear the slogans used by protests calling to “rise up,” I have a different concept in my mind....

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Monday, April 13, 2015
Inside look at Monsanto’s Hawaii farm nursery
By Selected News Articles @ 6:11 PM :: 3535 Views :: GMOs

Having farms in Hawaii helps speed up the process....

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Friday, April 10, 2015
Telescope Protests: Hawaii is not the A'ole State
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:06 PM :: 6092 Views :: Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

The prior two years we had protests of A’ole GMO and now it’s moved onto the TMT....

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Friday, April 3, 2015
Success of independently funded GMO papaya confounds anti-tech ideologues
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 PM :: 4698 Views :: Hawaii County , GMOs

...This 12-part series by entomologist Anthony Shelton is the first comprehensive article about a genetically engineered crop, in this case, GE papaya in Hawaii....

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Thursday, April 2, 2015
Hawaii AG Joins call for Congressional Investigation of ‘Natural’ Supplements Industry
By News Release @ 10:21 PM :: 3881 Views :: Ethics, GMOs

...the use of the terms ‘natural,’ ‘herbal,’ and ‘extract,’ mislead consumers about the contents of herbal and dietary supplements....

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Thursday, April 2, 2015
MIT: Scientific illiteracy in left-wing politics
By Selected News Articles @ 4:14 AM :: 6751 Views :: Energy, Environment, GMOs

...in blue states like Vermont, Oregon, Maine, Hawaii, and Washington....

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Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Hawaii 4th Graders Being Brainwashed Against GMOs
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:14 PM :: 4348 Views :: Education K-12, GMOs
...Just a few days ago, my 9 year old daughter came home from school and asked me, ”Mom, does GMO corn make holes in rats’ stomachs?”....
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Friday, March 20, 2015
Prejudices of rich denying poor benefits of biotechnology
By Selected News Articles @ 6:06 AM :: 3302 Views :: GMOs

"...the poorest people, the people who most need the technology, may be denied access because of the fears and prejudices of those who have enough to eat....”

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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Civil Beat chips away at the Hawaii home I grew up in
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:54 AM :: 4230 Views :: GMOs

I refuse to be intimidated by their hateful comments against me....

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Friday, March 13, 2015
Making the World Better Doesn’t Come Just By What You Eat
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:25 PM :: 4389 Views :: Homelessness, GMOs

Eating Ben and Jerry’s apparently can make a person morally superior to regular folks who can only afford Meadow Gold....

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Saturday, February 21, 2015
GMOs: How the Precautionary Principle Refutes Itself
By Selected News Articles @ 8:08 PM :: 4074 Views :: GMOs

Incorporating the precautionary principle into public policy is itself “an activity [that] raises threats of harm to human health or the environment.”....

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Friday, February 20, 2015
Tears and Gnashing of Teeth as Cosmic Vortex Sweeps Pesticides up Mountain Causing Multiple Illnesses and Dirty Window Blinds
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:49 PM :: 4762 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

The best part of the hearing was hearing Dustin Barca go on about toxins and the horrible corporations. He even talked about how the cigarette companies and their evils. It’s weird because I just saw him smoking some corporate grown tobacco and inhaling toxins....

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Thursday, February 19, 2015
Ige Rejects Activists, Appoints DeCoite to HD 13 Vacancy
By News Release @ 3:34 PM :: 5543 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, GMOs

Babes Against Biotech opposed DeCoite....

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Saturday, February 7, 2015
Kauai Panel Seeks to Ground GMO Debate in Facts
By Selected News Articles @ 12:48 PM :: 3297 Views :: GMOs

Longtime Hawaii mediator and facilitator Peter Adler will coordinate the effort....

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Saturday, February 7, 2015
Hawaii Polarized by Steamroller Activism
By Selected News Articles @ 12:33 PM :: 4902 Views :: GMOs

...While advocacy organizations may feel this strategy is useful, their fight has taken a heavy toll on those of us living in the war zones they orchestrated....

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Thursday, February 5, 2015
Farmer: HB1514 is 'The Last Shovel of Dirt on Our Graves'
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:48 PM :: 5067 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...we are already highly regulated and another level of regulation will be the last shovel of dirt on our graves....

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
NY Attorney General: 79% of ‘Natural Supplements’ Totally Fake
By News Release @ 2:58 AM :: 4977 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, GMOs

Yet another black eye for the industry which funds anti-GMO activism....

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Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Will Hawaii County Use Mainland Anti-GMO Activist Lawyers?
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:13 PM :: 3223 Views :: GMOs

If you’d like to express your opinion on this matter and get farmers back on track, please send the Hawaii County Council an email....

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Friday, January 23, 2015
Indian Eco-Goddess Vandana Shiva, charging $40,000 a speech, takes anti-GMO crusade to Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 8:34 PM :: 4401 Views :: GMOs

She’s on a grand tour, marked by private fund-raising pitches to wealthy locals and wannabees from the mainland....

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Anti-GMO Activists Stack Hearing: Why Bad Lawmaking Reigns in Hawaii Politics
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:43 PM :: 4407 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

When lawmakers rely on bad science from activists, it takes something away from all of us and they don’t even realize it....

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Sunday, December 28, 2014
Anti-GMO Activism Caused by Illegal TVRs?
By Andrew Walden @ 8:54 PM :: 5708 Views :: Tourism, GMOs

The balancing of million-dollar mortgages on inverse absolutes--paradise and illegality--produces a hyper-sensitive fear-and-hate-inspired psychology....

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014
State, Kauai County Select Mediator to Begin GMO Fact-finding Mission
By News Release @ 6:27 PM :: 3235 Views :: GMOs

...the group will be composed of not fewer than nine knowledgeable individuals from Kauai....

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Sunday, November 23, 2014
Could Congress finally end the GMO labeling war?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:37 PM :: 3836 Views :: GMOs

...a confusing patchwork of different laws around the country, driving up the cost of food as much as $500 to every American family....

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Saturday, November 22, 2014
Alfalfa Farmers Sue to Overturn GMO Ban
By Selected News Articles @ 4:35 PM :: 4245 Views :: GMOs

Destruction of their crops would be an unconstitutional taking without just compensation, the farmers say....

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Saturday, November 15, 2014
Temporary Injunction: Judge Blocks Enforcement of Maui Anti-GMO Law
By Selected News Articles @ 5:08 AM :: 15225 Views :: Maui County, GMOs

...the ban will "probably bankrupt Molokai"....

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Thursday, November 13, 2014
Maui Farm Bureau, Seed Growers File Suit to Overturn Maui GMO Ban
By News Release @ 6:33 PM :: 3317 Views :: GMOs

The suit seeks to delay any enforcement of the measure and ultimately to have it declared unenforceable....

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Farmers Heading to Court to Overturn 'Flawed' Maui Anti-GMO Ordinance
By News Release @ 10:02 PM :: 4573 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...this referendum is invalid and contrary to long established state and federal laws that support both the safety and lawful testing and planting of GMO plants....

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The Link Between The SHAKA Movement and the Matrix
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:24 PM :: 3880 Views :: GMOs

Clear yourself of controlling Matrix Implants, courtesy of SHAKA Movement leaders .... 

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Politically Modified Organism Makes Money Grow on Trees for Hawaii Anti-GMO Activist
By Andrew Walden @ 10:10 PM :: 5329 Views :: National News, Ethics, GMOs

...Coburn's newly released “2014 Wastebook” has only one sad and lonely reference to federal spending on “silly, unnecessary, and low priority projects” in Hawaii....

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
VIDEOS: Maui Anti-GMO Activists Steal Signs, Suffer Road Rage
By Video @ 5:52 AM :: 5123 Views :: Maui County, GMOs

Must See: Anti-GMO activist stops his Volvo in middle of busy highway....

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Friday, October 24, 2014
Photos: Molokai Unites to Defend GMO Agriculture
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:36 PM :: 5425 Views :: Maui County, GMOs

Moloka’i: A Community that Comes Together When Faced with Adversity....

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
The Future of Farming and Rise of Biotechnology
By NCPA @ 4:30 PM :: 5498 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

Today, more than 800 million people are malnourished....

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Friday, October 17, 2014
The Amazing Guesses People Give Jimmy Kimmel Crew when Asked what GMOs are
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:05 PM :: 3019 Views :: GMOs

Most honest answer: "I'm just going along with it."

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The Bleeding of Aloha: Ugliness of the Anti-GMO Movement in Hawaii
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:30 AM :: 6395 Views :: GMOs

Here’s a summary of what’s happening now across our state....

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Maui Monsanto Rep Cancels Speaking Engagement Over Safety Concerns
By News Release @ 10:09 PM :: 4660 Views :: TEA Party, GMOs

...anti-GMO activists were planning to protest and disrupt our meeting....

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Sunday, October 5, 2014
Ebola: Where are the Anti-GMO Protesters Now?
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:25 PM :: 5382 Views :: Health Care, GMOs

According to the CDC website, genetic testing is used to diagnose this deadly disease....

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Friday, September 26, 2014
Carlisle: Maui Anti-GMO Law Would Send Farmers, Gardeners to Jail
By Video @ 2:22 AM :: 6609 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture, GMOs

...gardeners growing GM corn, GM papaya, or GMO marijuana may be arrested and imprisoned for one year under the anti-GMO law....

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Saturday, September 20, 2014
The GMO Debate: Meetings about non-existent food safety issues
By Selected News Articles @ 8:07 PM :: 3633 Views :: GMOs

GMOs have never caused a single death or illness. But this vocal minority wants them banned … just in case....

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