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Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Rise Up People: Redefining What It Means
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:45 PM :: 4049 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 :: 2559 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 :: 4279 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 03, 2015
Success of independently funded GMO papaya confounds anti-tech ideologues
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 PM :: 3352 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 02, 2015
Hawaii AG Joins call for Congressional Investigation of ‘Natural’ Supplements Industry
By News Release @ 10:21 PM :: 2765 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 02, 2015
MIT: Scientific illiteracy in left-wing politics
By Selected News Articles @ 4:14 AM :: 4773 Views :: Energy, Environment, GMOs

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

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Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Hawaii 4th Graders Being Brainwashed Against GMOs
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:14 PM :: 3017 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 :: 2352 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 :: 3229 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 :: 3094 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 :: 3058 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 :: 3145 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 :: 3694 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians, GMOs

Babes Against Biotech opposed DeCoite....

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Saturday, February 07, 2015
Kauai Panel Seeks to Ground GMO Debate in Facts
By Selected News Articles @ 12:48 PM :: 2381 Views :: GMOs

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

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Saturday, February 07, 2015
Hawaii Polarized by Steamroller Activism
By Selected News Articles @ 12:33 PM :: 3840 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 05, 2015
Farmer: HB1514 is 'The Last Shovel of Dirt on Our Graves'
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:48 PM :: 3641 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 04, 2015
NY Attorney General: 79% of ‘Natural Supplements’ Totally Fake
By News Release @ 2:58 AM :: 3645 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, GMOs

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

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Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Will Hawaii County Use Mainland Anti-GMO Activist Lawyers?
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:13 PM :: 2257 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 :: 3331 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 :: 3151 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 :: 4132 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 03, 2014
State, Kauai County Select Mediator to Begin GMO Fact-finding Mission
By News Release @ 6:27 PM :: 2357 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 :: 2668 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 :: 3069 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 :: 13546 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 :: 2364 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 05, 2014
Farmers Heading to Court to Overturn 'Flawed' Maui Anti-GMO Ordinance
By News Release @ 10:02 PM :: 3137 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 04, 2014
The Link Between The SHAKA Movement and the Matrix
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:24 PM :: 2881 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 :: 3783 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 :: 3694 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 :: 3905 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 :: 3871 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 :: 2164 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 :: 5358 Views :: GMOs

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

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Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Maui Monsanto Rep Cancels Speaking Engagement Over Safety Concerns
By News Release @ 10:09 PM :: 3203 Views :: TEA Party, GMOs

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

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Sunday, October 05, 2014
Ebola: Where are the Anti-GMO Protesters Now?
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:25 PM :: 4236 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 :: 4781 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 :: 2712 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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Monday, September 15, 2014
Federal Court Upholds the Free Market on Kauai
By John Engle @ 1:47 PM :: 2490 Views :: GMOs

If Hawaii’s future is to be bright, its citizens must embrace real science, not the pseudoscience of fear....

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Friday, August 29, 2014
Remind me again: Who wants GMO labeling?
By Selected News Articles @ 10:21 AM :: 3283 Views :: GMOs

...the founder of the American organic movement, Jerome Rodale, died during a recording of The Dick Cavett Show after declaring how wonderful his organic diet made him feel....

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
A Canoe Paddled by One Can’t Get Very Far
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:43 PM :: 2811 Views :: GMOs

...he not only expresses persecutory ideations but he wants your money to keep him in his position....

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
GMO Label Initiatives Labeled Ridiculous by Liberals
By Selected News Articles @ 1:13 PM :: 2396 Views :: GMOs

But Hawaii isn’t the only state where pro-label quacktivists are taking a hit....

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Problem with Ideology in Politics
By Joni Kamiya @ 7:39 PM :: 3245 Views :: Religion, GMOs

...Ideology has no basis in evidence or reason. It is based in a core set of beliefs, just like religion....

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A Cautionary Saga: Judge Kurren Invalidates the Anti-GMO Ordinance 960
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:18 PM :: 3265 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

The law is pre-empted by the state law and cannot be enforced at the county level....

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Monday, August 25, 2014
Hawaii’s Papaya Growers Struggle in Hurricane Aftermath
By Video @ 2:30 PM :: 3823 Views :: Hawaii County , Agriculture, GMOs

...Estimation of the sales lost, plus the start-up, the bulldozing costs and growing up to that first year, when they’re ready to harvest again … is about $53 million....

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Consuming Chemicals is a What We Do on a Daily Basis
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:16 PM :: 3518 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...so many people tell me how they are cutting back on chemicals in their food by eating better. I can’t help but shake my head....

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Still Blogging A Year Later!
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:11 PM :: 3492 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...By speaking out, I’ve been able to network others who share my thoughts about the Hawaii we want and it gives me hope....

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Death Threats from Anti-GMO Nuts
By Selected News Articles @ 5:21 PM :: 2955 Views :: GMOs

...millionaire organic activist Mike “the Health Ranger” Adams charges that hundreds of thousands of deaths have been caused by GMO crops....

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Monday, August 18, 2014
Maui County Report Shows Zero Glyphosate
By News Release @ 1:48 AM :: 3051 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...None of the 45 samples had detectable levels of glyphosate....

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Saturday, August 16, 2014
Papaya Crop Ruined: Anti-GMO Activists Cheer Hurricane Iselle
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:18 AM :: 3599 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

"... Yay Good.  Mahalo Iselle for washing us clean of those GMO ...."

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