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Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Kauai anti-GMO ‘Witch Trials’ continue, as Mayor faces death threats for bill veto
By Selected News Articles @ 4:52 PM :: 3413 Views :: GMOs

We have numerous horrific historical examples of periods of mass hysteria....

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Gary Hooser Rigs Star-Adv Poll the Pono Way
By Selected News Articles @ 3:19 AM :: 4794 Views :: Ethics, GMOs

Gary Hooser advises anti-GMO activist how to cast multiple votes in online surveys ....

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Hooser and Bynum’s Land of No Aloha Activists
By Selected News Articles @ 12:41 PM :: 4278 Views :: GMOs

Meet the activists of Kauai and see how they treat their leaders....

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Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Ag Department Backs Kauai Mayor’s Veto, Developing Pesticide Regs
By News Release @ 1:54 AM :: 4145 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

Department of Agriculture reaffirmed the Mayor’s assessment that complicated legal issues and practical enforcement and implementation details must be taken into consideration to effectively address community’s concerns....

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Saturday, November 2, 2013
VIDEO: Dangerous Situation as Kauai Mayor Attempts to Address Anti-GMO Crowd After Veto
By Video @ 5:41 PM :: 6292 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

Must watch video ....

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Thursday, October 31, 2013
Anti-GMO Bill Vetoed, Kauai Mayor Wants County to Work With State on Pesticides
By News Release @ 5:54 PM :: 3584 Views :: GMOs

FULL TEXT: Mayor's Veto Message and Legal Opinion from County Attorney ....

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Monday, October 28, 2013
In Search of Frankencorn in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 3:47 PM :: 3616 Views :: GMOs

Hawaii's dishonest anti-biotech activist campaign....

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013
GMO Free Kauai: Silencing a Dissident
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 PM :: 3965 Views :: GMOs

Here’s a personal account of someone who acknowledges the tactics being used....

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Friday, October 18, 2013
Kauai submits to mob rule (again)
By News Release @ 11:15 PM :: 4019 Views :: GMOs

These “mobs” are buoyed by their self-image of “total correctness,” and the illusion that they represent “the people”....

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Friday, October 18, 2013
Anti-GMO “Leaders”– Is There a Middle Ground?
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 PM :: 4866 Views :: GMOs

Opposition to GMO’s in Hawaii has attracted an eclectic mix of well-worn politicians and other “characters” interested in riding the groundswell of fear and misinformation....

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Friday, October 18, 2013
The Constituents that Wooley, Hooser & Gabbard Listen To
By Selected News Articles @ 7:24 PM :: 4060 Views :: GMOs
Just take a look below to meet their constituents…
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Friday, October 11, 2013
Groundbreaking Discovery by the Babes Against Biotech!
By Selected News Articles @ 12:09 AM :: 3849 Views :: GMOs
If they actually did a bit more detective work before posting this, they would realize that there is no such thing as a GMO melon ....
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Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Mainland Anti-GMO money flooding into Molokai, funding “grassroots” protests
By Selected News Articles @ 2:40 PM :: 5241 Views :: Greenmail, GMOs

Ritte and activist organizations have collected more than a million dollars from anti-GMO advocacy groups on the mainland....

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Monday, September 30, 2013
‘They can still poison without fear’: Bette Midler unhappy that Kauai didn’t outlaw GMOs
By Selected News Articles @ 12:14 PM :: 3951 Views :: GMOs

GMOs are likely saving tens of millions from starvation in underdeveloped countries....

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Sunday, September 29, 2013
'Shamanic Energy Practitioners': Burn the GMO Fields, Then Burn Them Again
By Selected News Articles @ 8:34 PM :: 5739 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

It is amazing how pages like this will have such vile, hateful commentary and then always end it with truth, love, peace, and unity!....

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Sunday, September 29, 2013
Another Six Degrees of Monsanto
By Selected News Articles @ 8:18 PM :: 5655 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

Last night I got a tweet from Christy Demuth, biotech opponent on Kauai.  She's always a delight.  She says that she's found the link between me and Monsanto....

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Saturday, September 28, 2013
A Week on an Island of Angst
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 PM :: 4194 Views :: GMOs
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Saturday, September 28, 2013
More Papaya Trees Chopped as Anti-GMO Councilmembers Demand List of Future Targets
By Selected News Articles @ 3:43 PM :: 4774 Views :: Hawaii County , GMOs

As the Hawaii County Council considers an anti-GMO bill which would require farmers to "register" the locations of their GMO crop fields, another GMO Papaya field in Puna has been attacked by machete-wielding vandals....

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Friday, September 27, 2013
Report: Anti-GMO Activists Cause Cancer on Kauai
By Andrew Walden @ 1:29 PM :: 4536 Views :: GMOs

The only thing resembling a 'cancer cluster' consists of surfers in Hanalei who spend too much time in the sun....

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Thursday, September 26, 2013
Hawaii County council keeps anti-GMO bill alive
By Selected News Articles @ 8:27 PM :: 3796 Views :: Hawaii County , GMOs

In an embarrassing move, Councilwoman Brenda Ford, whose Bill 109 would ban all GM crops outright, had former yoga instructor and anti-GMO crusader Jeffrey Smith Skyped in to the meeting to give his testimony....

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Kauai MMA Fighter Leading Protests Threatens to "grab" Seed Farmers
By Selected News Articles @ 4:15 PM :: 7052 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

Barca says. "For me, I can’t sit here and do that. It’s like seeing someone beat up a chick in a parking lot or something. Me, I’m going to go and grab them and tell them, ‘Brah, you can’t do that over here.’ Basically these guys are committing murder on our natural resources. I’m not going to let someone do that to my home. I can’t sit around and let that happen. It’s so personal to me because it’s in my backyard. There’s just no way."

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Monday, September 23, 2013
GMOs: Abercrombie to Impose Pesticide Standards, Setbacks on Farmers
By News Release @ 10:55 PM :: 4965 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs
Abercrombie, together with members of the Kauai Legislative Delegation, today announced that the state would be putting forth standards and guidelines for seed/diversified agriculture companies....
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Tuesday, September 3, 2013
GMOs: Open Letter to Margaret Wille from Hawaii Papaya Industry Association
By News Release @ 5:25 PM :: 5860 Views :: Hawaii County , GMOs

Brenda Ford’s bill, which would destroy Hawaii’s papaya crop and blow a huge hole in the county and state’s economy....

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Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Illegal Mainland Campaign Contributions Flow to anti-GMO activist Ritte
By Selected News Articles @ 5:17 PM :: 7105 Views :: Ethics, OHA, GMOs

Ceres founders and other mainlanders also funneled campaign contributions directly to Walter Ritte in 2012 for his race for a vacant seat on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs....

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Friday, August 30, 2013
Scientific American: Labels for Genetically Modified Foods Are a Bad Idea
By NCPA @ 5:54 PM :: 4064 Views :: GMOs

...mandatory GMO labels would only intensify the misconception that so-called Frankenfoods endanger people's health...

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013
The True Story About Who Destroyed a Genetically Modified Rice Crop
By Selected News Articles @ 1:28 PM :: 3874 Views :: GMOs

I could see that this was the first time they had stepped in mud or been to a farm. They were city boys, city girls. Two of them were even sporting dyed hair....

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Sunday, August 25, 2013
Would you play ethics limbo with Senator Ruderman?
By Selected News Articles @ 6:25 PM :: 4974 Views :: Ethics, GMOs
...why is Senator Russell Ruderman submitting personal business testimony and signing it as a Senator?....
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Sunday, August 25, 2013
29.4 million in Tax Revenue by Seed Companies in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 6:16 PM :: 4491 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs
During the hearing on Bill 2491 on Kauai a council member “Gary Hoosier” said the seed companies paid zero Hawaii taxes....We dug, it took a whole 60 seconds to figure out his statement was a myth ....
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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Discriminatory GMO Hearing: Kauai Farmers Expose Hooser, Media
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 3775 Views :: GMOs

...the orchestration of the hearing and the invitations sent by the chair to selected mainland-based organizations were designed to provide the committee exclusively with the opinions of only those experts on one side....

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Thursday, August 15, 2013
VIDEO: Anti-GMO Activists Destroy Golden Rice in Philippines
By Video @ 9:30 PM :: 3142 Views :: GMOs

More than 1,000 swiftly sign letter denouncing anti-GMO militants’ criminal act in Philippines....

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Monday, August 12, 2013
Anti-GMO Activists See December Deadline for County Action
By News Release @ 1:02 PM :: 3478 Views :: GMOs

During this last legislative session, Monsanto and associates sought to pass SB727....

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Hawaii Is at the Forefront of Genetically Modified Crops
By NCPA @ 3:12 AM :: 4355 Views :: GMOs

...Hawaii is at the forefront of modern, high-output agriculture: biotech farming....

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Thursday, August 1, 2013
Video: Monsters, Miracles, and the Politics of Genetic Engineering
By Video @ 5:11 PM :: 3735 Views :: GMOs
...how the genetic engineering of crops has become a proxy for much larger ideological and political debates....
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Thursday, August 1, 2013
More than 1,000 Kauai Farmers Speak Out Against Bill 2491
By News Release @ 4:41 AM :: 3818 Views :: GMOs
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Sunday, July 28, 2013
Analysis of Hawaii County Bill 79
By Selected News Articles @ 4:01 PM :: 3161 Views :: GMOs

it may in fact require everyone who wears or eats or sells a GMO food or other product to register with the county and pay a fee....

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Saturday, July 27, 2013
Kauai Farmers Mobilize to Save Agriculture from Anti-GMO Protesters
By Video @ 4:02 PM :: 7395 Views :: Kauai County, Agriculture, GMOs

Correcting the misinformation being spread by special interest groups about how we farm....

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Saturday, July 27, 2013
Why I’m Going to Hawaii to Defend the Maize Winter Nurseries
By Selected News Articles @ 1:48 AM :: 4614 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

Hawaii currently plays an important role in the global food supply – one far more important than that of its historical sugarcane and pineapple industries....

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013
How Much of Food Activism Is Nonsense?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:36 PM :: 4806 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

There are plenty of people out there telling us what we should eat—and worse, trying to use public policy to make us live by their opinions....

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Organic food – What is an ‘organic’ label really worth?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:12 PM :: 4689 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

fraud has flown under the radar. And as sales have boomed and the stakes have risen, the scale of deception has broadened....

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Friday, July 5, 2013
Hawaii is #1 for Per-Capita Hepatitis Caused by Organic Food: 140 Infected Nationwide
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 4952 Views :: Environment, GMOs
Organic food is disgusting.  And it costs more.
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Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Analysis of Kauai County Anti-GMO Bill #2491
By Selected News Articles @ 5:11 PM :: 7019 Views :: GMOs

testimony outlining the scientific, legal, and economic issues....

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Anti-biotech activists would the let Hawaiian papaya go the way of the Dodo
By Selected News Articles @ 4:05 PM :: 3781 Views :: GMOs

Biotechnology innovators rescued the Rainbow papaya in Hawaii from extinction. Now activists want to strangle this innovation....

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Three Biotechnology Scientists Awarded 2013 World Food Prize
By News Release @ 2:25 PM :: 3018 Views :: GMOs

The recipients named today independently developed the science of modern plant biotechnology, opening doors to improved agricultural crops that can feed the world more effectively and sustainably...

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Friday, June 7, 2013
UPDATE: Organic Berries Cause 79 Cases of Hepatitis
By News Release @ 10:30 PM :: 7115 Views :: Environment, Religion, GMOs
Recalled organic food causes four five confirmed Hawaii cases of Hep A...
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Saturday, May 4, 2013
Farmer: Anti-GMO Activists Burn Two Tractors on Maui
By Selected News Articles @ 9:02 PM :: 4087 Views :: GMOs

...the anti-biotech movement in Hawaii is fierce, loud and extreme, organizing rallies and marches instead of sharing a table and a civil discussion....

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Sunday, April 7, 2013
Dr. Dennis Gonsalves Day Honors Developer of Hawaii’s GM Papaya
By News Release @ 10:22 AM :: 4778 Views :: GMOs
Dr. Gonsalves is most noted for his efforts that saved Hawaii’s papaya industry from the ringspot virus.....
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Sunday, March 31, 2013
Anti-GMO Activist: Crazy Hawaiians Make us Look Bad
By Andrew Walden @ 8:33 AM :: 5555 Views :: GMOs
Anti-GMO activists just can’t seem to decide who they hate.  Last week they were telling Sen Nishihara to “go back to Japan”.  This week they are blaming "Native Hawaiians" for “irrational shenanigans”....
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Organic Spinach Recall Precedes Hawaii E-Coli Outbreak, DOH says No Connection
By Andrew Walden @ 1:41 PM :: 7923 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs
A February 15, 2013 food recall warned of possible Hemorrhagic E Coli contamination of  “Taylor Farms Organic Baby Spinach” sold in Hawaii.  Now the Hawaii Department of Health is investigating six “molecularly matched E. coli infections" starting February 19th.... 
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Friday, March 15, 2013
Kauai County Smacks Down Hype: "No Atrazine in Water Supply"
By News Release @ 6:28 PM :: 7893 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, GMOs

...no trace of the chemical was ever found in our Waimea-Kekaha water system, and there has been no detection (Countywide) since 2005....

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Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Organic Profiteers: 15% Sales Boost from Anti-GMO Hype
By News Release @ 12:46 AM :: 6463 Views :: GMOs

"Some of our manufacturers say they’ve seen a 15 percent increase in sales of products they have labeled."

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