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Friday, March 20, 2015
Prejudices of rich denying poor benefits of biotechnology
By Selected News Articles @ 6:06 AM :: 2265 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 :: 3134 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 :: 2962 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 :: 2926 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 :: 3007 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 :: 3536 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 :: 2287 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 :: 3739 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 :: 3499 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 :: 3494 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 :: 2150 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 :: 3226 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 :: 3018 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 :: 3997 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 :: 2269 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 :: 2563 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 :: 2970 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 :: 13396 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 :: 2271 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 :: 3006 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 :: 2787 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 :: 3638 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 :: 3554 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 :: 3773 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 :: 3711 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 :: 2078 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 :: 5260 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 :: 3075 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 :: 4120 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 :: 4618 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 :: 2619 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 :: 2386 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 :: 3171 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 :: 2688 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 :: 2292 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 :: 3083 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 :: 3129 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 :: 3629 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 :: 3382 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 :: 3347 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 :: 2847 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 :: 2926 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 :: 3450 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

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

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
GMOs: No Evidence or Logic Will Ever Be Considered by Those Who Don’t Value It
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:19 PM :: 2827 Views :: GMOs

"If someone doesn't value evidence, what evidence are you going to provide that they should value it?"

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Activists, Hurricane Deal One-Two Punch to Hawaii Farmers
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:15 PM :: 2936 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...Just last week it was announced that the activists groups, the Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice (formerly known as the Sierra Club Legal Defense Fund) joined on to sue these same farmers....

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Sunday, August 10, 2014
Anti-GMO Candidates Lose Big Statewide
By Andrew Walden @ 5:35 AM :: 6697 Views :: Politicians, GMOs

On Kauai, pro-GMO mayor Bernard Carvalho crushed anti-GMO candidate Dustin Barca, leader of the so-called "Kauai Rising" protests....

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Friday, August 08, 2014
Mandatory Labeling of GMOs--A big-government solution to a problem that doesn’t exist.
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:05 PM :: 2752 Views :: GMOs

...FDA has no basis for concluding that bioengineered foods ... present any different or greater safety concern than foods developed by traditional plant breeding....

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Friday, August 08, 2014
When A Hurricane Hits Do We Realize Our Priorities
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:27 AM :: 2234 Views :: GMOs

...did you go shopping for GMO free organic and pesticide free food, BPA free bottled water, and gluten free bread when preparing for the storm?

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Thursday, August 07, 2014
UH: GMO Crops Conserve Topsoil, Reduce Herbicide Use
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 AM :: 2366 Views :: GMOs

...there has been a reduction in the use of more toxic herbicides, and soils have benefited from reduced tillage....

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014
GMO tobacco ‘mystery serum’ rescues Ebola virus victims
By Selected News Articles @ 10:00 PM :: 4042 Views :: World News, Health Care, GMOs
...Genetically engineered tobacco plants produce an experimental Ebola serum....
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