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Saturday, January 11, 2014
Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell
By News Release @ 8:16 PM :: 5736 Views :: Law Enforcement, Drugs, GMOs

...a lawless, violent, drug-addled, and adrenaline-soaked mecca....

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Saturday, January 11, 2014
The Other Shoe Drops: Kauai Anti-GMO Ordinance Challenged In Federal Court
By Robert Thomas @ 3:01 PM :: 3017 Views :: GMOs

On Friday, several seed companies filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Honolulu. Here's the Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief....

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Friday, January 10, 2014
The GMO Stigma
By NCPA @ 9:30 AM :: 2334 Views :: GMOs

...GMOs could offer a healthier and more secure future for the poor across the world....

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Thursday, January 09, 2014
Hawaii Ag Law Conference Tackles GMO Issues
By Robert Thomas @ 1:29 AM :: 2505 Views :: GMOs

Here are links to some of the materials mentioned at our session today on the GMO issue....

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Tuesday, January 07, 2014
GMOs: NYT/Grist gets it right; Hawaii County Council gets it wrong
By NCPA @ 3:13 PM :: 2318 Views :: GMOs

The Times report also examines the psychology of GMOphobes ....

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Monday, January 06, 2014
New Republic: Hawaii Anti-GMO Protesters ‘Objectively Crazy’
By Selected News Articles @ 1:14 PM :: 2522 Views :: GMOs

It's not that people are simply and inherently crazy; they also operate from within crazy bubbles, which is arguably just as dangerous. For this reason, my guess is that over time liberal opposition to genetic engineering will fade away....

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Saturday, January 04, 2014
NYT In Hawaii: A Lonely Quest for Facts on Genetically Modified Crops
By Selected News Articles @ 4:07 PM :: 3666 Views :: GMOs

...it garnered more vocal support than any the County Council here had ever considered, even the perennially popular bids to decriminalize marijuana....

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Thursday, January 02, 2014
Anti-GMO mob attracts a colorful, motley, mixed bag
By Selected News Articles @ 5:02 PM :: 3047 Views :: GMOs

there has been a headlong rush by some to promote themselves as the “voice” of this movement....

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Thursday, December 26, 2013
Ready to handle the Crazies? Psych Major to Head Agriculture Board
By News Release @ 11:56 PM :: 3073 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...Abercrombie today announced the appointment of Scott Edward Enright as chairperson of the Hawaii Board of Agriculture, effective Jan. 1....

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Monday, December 23, 2013
Priced out of Paradise: What are Hawaii Leaders Doing?
By Selected News Articles @ 1:26 AM :: 3077 Views :: Cost of Living, GMOs

They are pushing to grow their industry that may increase availability of organic produce but at a cost that most folks can’t afford....

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Friday, December 20, 2013
Mainland Organic Activists Launch Harassment 'Investigation' of State, County Governments
By News Release @ 12:59 AM :: 2896 Views :: Ethics, GMOs

Hitt's other organization is the "Food Ingredient and Health Research Institute", dedicated to peddling bogus claims that autism, Alzheimer's, and ADHD are caused by so-called 'food additives.'

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Thursday, December 19, 2013
1000 Good Reasons to Label GMO Food: A Guide for Politicians
By Selected News Articles @ 12:18 PM :: 3002 Views :: GMOs

When one person tells you that the skies are filled with chemtrails, you trust them and believe them. That also explains why there is always rain predicted on your anti-GMO marches....

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Sunday, December 15, 2013
Lack of Statewide policy threatens new Ag jobs
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 PM :: 2292 Views :: GMOs

We need to determine what is in the best interests of the state as a whole before this new and promising industry is literally pecked apart by local jurisdictions and activist mobs....

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Sunday, December 15, 2013
PHOTOS: MMA Fighter Leads Surf Nazis in Haleiwa Anti-GMO March
By News Release @ 12:59 PM :: 5296 Views :: GMOs

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Hawaii SEED Wants to Destroy Papaya Farmers
By Selected News Articles @ 9:16 PM :: 2502 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs
The truth is that Mr. Ritte enjoys his papayas and doesn’t care if it is GMO or not because he knows that it is fine.  Remember the March ag day Mr. Ritte?
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Hawaii Agriculture Conference, January 8-9, 2014
By Robert Thomas @ 3:51 PM :: 3471 Views :: Agriculture, Land Use, GMOs

On January 8 and 9, 2014, the Seminar Group is putting on what we hope will become a regular event - the Hawaii Agriculture Conference....

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Sunday, December 08, 2013
How to Use Anti-GMO Ordinances to Seize Marijuana Plants: A Guide for Police Departments
By Andrew Walden @ 12:30 AM :: 10239 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs, GMOs

... between $400,000 and $1,000,000 in fines for a single mature 40-day old plant ....

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Friday, December 06, 2013
Kenoi Signs Anti-GMO Bill 113, Pledges to Force Ag into 'New Directions'
By News Release @ 4:19 AM :: 2411 Views :: GMOs

Just wait til the police start using this law to seize GMO marijuana plants and imposing $$$ fines on growers....

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Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Maui Pesticide Bill Would Fine Farmers, Landscapers $10K per Day
By Andrew Walden @ 4:41 PM :: 4632 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business, GMOs

...to be placed on the December 6, 2013, Council agenda....

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Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Another Anti-GMO Leader Apologizes: "The authorities I trusted in were wrong"
By Selected News Articles @ 4:18 PM :: 4122 Views :: GMOs

What happens if one picks the wrong authority and psychologically ties oneself to a person expressing an argument, rather than to the evidence....

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Sunday, December 01, 2013
Food Activism: The Dunning-Kruger Effect
By Selected News Articles @ 7:22 PM :: 2904 Views :: GMOs

This effect may be span any number of areas ranging from fear of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), fear of nuclear power, fear of vaccinations or even fear of child abduction by strangers....

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Sunday, December 01, 2013
Anti-GMO Activist: “I Cater to a Very Wealthy Clientele”
By Selected News Articles @ 7:17 PM :: 3110 Views :: GMOs

...in January she was listed as one of Hawaii Island's most wanted....

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Sunday, December 01, 2013
Reductio ad Monsantium
By Selected News Articles @ 6:38 PM :: 2837 Views :: GMOs
For many anti-GMO activists, Monsanto assumes the role of Satan in Christianity....
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Thursday, November 28, 2013
Hawaii a Testing Ground for Mainland Hysteria
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:13 PM :: 3202 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

Hawaii has long had an unfortunate tendency to attract the most extreme Mainland activists....

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Maui Mayor Signs MOU with Monsanto Requiring Disclosure of Pesticide Use
By News Release @ 9:38 PM :: 3311 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

While watching what was happening in other counties, Maui County decided to approach Monsanto - which has farms on both Maui and Molokai - to require disclosure of the company’s restricted-use pesticides and all information about related practices....

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Petition: Support Hawaii Farmers Now!
By News Release @ 1:33 PM :: 2909 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

Counties are listening to the most ill informed people and the farmers are being attacked ....

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Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Hawaii Co Council Sends GMO Ban to Mayor 6-3
By Andrew Walden @ 7:26 PM :: 2652 Views :: GMOs

With this afternoon's 6-3 vote, Hawaii County Council members now leave it to Mayor Billy Kenoi to decide whether or not to ban GMOs from the island....

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Sunday, November 17, 2013
Open Letter: 80% of Hawaii Ag Reject Anti-GMO Bill 113
By News Release @ 5:45 PM :: 4049 Views :: Hawaii County , Agriculture, GMOs

...the undersigned farmers, ranchers and floral & nursery growers collectively produce more than 80% of the food and agricultural products grown in Hawaii....

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Friday, November 15, 2013
Forbes: Kaua’i goes rogue, anti-GMO bill passes, legal fight looms
By Selected News Articles @ 10:55 PM :: 4515 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs
...a person hand selected by the fierce opponents of crop biotechnology cast the deciding vote....
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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Pesticides: State Launches 'Agricultural Good Neighbor Program' for Kauai
By News Release @ 1:33 AM :: 2836 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

One day before Kauai County Council set to consider override of Mayor's Veto .... 

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Thursday, November 07, 2013
A Plant Scientist’s perspective on Hawaii County Bill 113
By Selected News Articles @ 12:16 PM :: 2672 Views :: GMOs

...Bill 113 would ban the cultivation of genetically engineered plants in the open air....

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Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Kauai anti-GMO ‘Witch Trials’ continue, as Mayor faces death threats for bill veto
By Selected News Articles @ 4:52 PM :: 2346 Views :: GMOs

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

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Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Gary Hooser Rigs Star-Adv Poll the Pono Way
By Selected News Articles @ 3:19 AM :: 3323 Views :: Ethics, GMOs

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

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Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Hooser and Bynum’s Land of No Aloha Activists
By Selected News Articles @ 12:41 PM :: 3143 Views :: GMOs

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

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Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Ag Department Backs Kauai Mayor’s Veto, Developing Pesticide Regs
By News Release @ 1:54 AM :: 2553 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 02, 2013
VIDEO: Dangerous Situation as Kauai Mayor Attempts to Address Anti-GMO Crowd After Veto
By Video @ 5:41 PM :: 4795 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 :: 2456 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 :: 2507 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 :: 2846 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 :: 2746 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 :: 3406 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 :: 2990 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 :: 2796 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 02, 2013
Mainland Anti-GMO money flooding into Molokai, funding “grassroots” protests
By Selected News Articles @ 2:40 PM :: 3717 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 :: 2740 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 :: 3764 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 :: 3938 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 :: 2802 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 :: 3109 Views :: 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 :: 3333 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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