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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Anti-GMO Activists Welch on Promise to Provide Pro-Bono Defense for Kauai County
By News Release @ 4:17 PM :: 4281 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

FLASHBACK Oct 18, 2013: “We urge you to allow Bill 2491 to become law.  We will be there to defend it.”....

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Sunday, February 02, 2014
Anti-GMO Activists Claim Kauai Mayor’s Office has been Legally Vacant since 2010
By Andrew Walden @ 2:35 AM :: 4281 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs
Anti-GMO activists are citing a little-used 1951 Hawaii Territory law designed to get rid of Communists....
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Thursday, January 30, 2014
Monsanto Hawaii Pesticide Use
By News Release @ 4:59 PM :: 3111 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

We are listening to your concerns and, as promised, would like to address some of your questions regarding pesticide use....

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Reason TV: Is Hawaii's Anti-GMO Movement Really Just Anti-Science?
By Video @ 1:04 PM :: 2755 Views :: GMOs

...a bill that would mandate labeling on all foods with genetically engineered material...would increase the cost of food in Hawaii even more....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Maui Council: Please Protect Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers from Anti-GMO Hype Campaign
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:10 AM :: 2766 Views :: GMOs

This so-called protest movement is really a new kind of ad campaign....

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Monsanto Hawaii Announces Enhanced Community Engagement Effort
By News Release @ 2:54 AM :: 3076 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

While there has been a lot of discussion about Monsanto, there seems to be little understanding about our operations and what we do....

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014
USDA: Pesticides, Chemicals, and Synthetic Ingredients Used in 'Organic' Food
By Andrew Walden @ 11:58 PM :: 6547 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...here is a selection of some of the most interesting ingredients included in "organic" foods and another list of synthetic pesticides and other substances allowed for use in "organic" crop and livestock production....

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Sunday, January 12, 2014
Interview: Drug Dealing N. Shore Anti-GMO Leader Has 'Penchant for Violence'
By Selected News Articles @ 1:03 AM :: 7492 Views :: Law Enforcement, GMOs

...This explains Billy Kenoi signing the Hawaii County Anti-GMO bill....

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Saturday, January 11, 2014
Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell
By News Release @ 8:16 PM :: 6011 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 :: 3182 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 :: 2483 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 :: 2654 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 :: 2473 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 :: 2679 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 :: 3834 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 :: 3180 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 :: 3269 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 :: 3271 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 :: 3036 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 :: 3129 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 :: 2427 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 :: 5588 Views :: GMOs

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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Hawaii SEED Wants to Destroy Papaya Farmers
By Selected News Articles @ 9:16 PM :: 2660 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 :: 3698 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 :: 10510 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 :: 2562 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 :: 4889 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 :: 4278 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 :: 3033 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 :: 3240 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 :: 2965 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 :: 3381 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 :: 3546 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 :: 3085 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 :: 2806 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 :: 4277 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 :: 4739 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 :: 3033 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 :: 2822 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 :: 2474 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 :: 3516 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 :: 3267 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 :: 2742 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 :: 4973 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 :: 2601 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 :: 2631 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 :: 2972 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 :: 2889 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 :: 3577 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 :: 3126 Views :: GMOs
Just take a look below to meet their constituents…
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