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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Anti-Pesticide Hysteria: Enviros Shift from Bees to Birds
By Selected News Articles @ 2:37 PM :: 240 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Greenmail, GMOs

...As global honeybee population increases, activists blame neonicotinoid pesticides for ‘bird-pocalypse’ that’s not happening....

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Friday, November 02, 2018
Cheese: The GMO food die-hard GMO opponents love, but don’t want to label
By Selected News Articles @ 10:34 PM :: 542 Views :: GMOs

...almost all the hard cheeses made in the United States, and in much of the West, use a protein that is made from genetically engineered yeast and bacteria....

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Friday, October 26, 2018
Chemophobia epidemic—Fanning fears about trace chemicals obscures real risks and ‘damages public health’
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 AM :: 977 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...Chemophobia may lead to real risks....

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Did Anti-GMO Activist Rip You Off?  Maui County Can Help
By News Release @ 3:00 AM :: 881 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, GMOs

...Maui County Office of Economic Development is accepting invoices from vendors who provided goods and services under the recently terminated $100,000 grant awarded to an executive assistant of County Council Member (and anti-GMO activist) Alika Atay....

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Sunday, October 21, 2018
​Poor Farmer
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:40 PM :: 533 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...If you do not farm, why should you dictate how farming should be done?....

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Monday, July 23, 2018
Intolerant Politicians: Green, LoPresti, Ing, Gabbard and More....
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:20 AM :: 3236 Views :: Ethics, Politicians, GMOs

...now resorting to sending Babes Against Biotech activists to community events set up by his opponent....

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Farm Fair 2018: Eating the GMO Papaya
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:05 PM :: 1230 Views :: Small Business, GMOs

...A few minutes later, she came back and took a slice and ate it to the skin....

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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Popular science news website promotes pesticide conspiracy theory
By Selected News Articles @ 1:40 AM :: 1167 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

...Was the "secret cocktail" being sprayed from black helicopters?....

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Friday, May 18, 2018
Backbone
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:41 PM :: 1502 Views :: Ethics, Agriculture, Hawaii State Government, GMOs

...With the recent passage of the anti-pesticide bills in our legislature, I received messages and emails from certain legislators apologizing for voting for this....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
SB3095: Legislative Pandering to Anti-Pesticide Nuts Will Affect Every Homeowner and Restaurant in Hawaii
By News Release @ 1:56 PM :: 1871 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...If signed into law, SB3095 will have Hawaii restaurants crawling with cockroaches--this should be almost as good for tourism as the homeless tent cities Hanabusa is planning....

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Tuesday, April 03, 2018
Just Shut Up; The Price of Pandering to Anti-Vaxxers
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:04 PM :: 1675 Views :: Health Care, GMOs

...the other night at 1AM, my 7 year old woke up moaning about not feeling well. She was running a 104 degree fever....

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Thursday, March 15, 2018
DoA Pesticide Report: Science vs Hysteria
By News Release @ 2:21 PM :: 2016 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics, GMOs

...Six-Month Monitoring Levels Meet State & Federal Water Quality Standards....

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Monday, March 12, 2018
Narcissists
By Joni Kamiya @ 7:13 PM :: 1724 Views :: GMOs

..."I only eat organic”....

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Friday, March 02, 2018
Russia Behind Protests Against Dakota Access Pipeline
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:04 PM :: 1935 Views :: Energy, GMOs

...tag-team efforts of Russian trolls and ‘keep it in the ground’ activists....

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Thursday, March 01, 2018
Research Shows Russians Firmly Behind anti-GMO Activism
By Selected News Articles @ 12:34 AM :: 1489 Views :: GMOs

...Russian news organizations RT and Sputnik used the term GMO in more articles than HuffPost, Fox News, CNN, Breitbart and NBC combined....

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Saturday, February 17, 2018
Just Be Quiet
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:07 AM :: 1765 Views :: First Amendment, GMOs

...When the anti-GMO activists started up on the social media back in 2013, something in me drove me into action....

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
I Shill for No One!
By Joni Kamiya @ 7:52 PM :: 1570 Views :: GMOs

...Rep Ing and Sen Green bash farmer online....

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Hawaii's Best Workplace? Monsanto
By News Release @ 3:28 PM :: 2528 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, GMOs

...Monsanto took first place, scoring an impressive 91.6 percent....

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Monday, November 20, 2017
Video: Hawaii Farmer Fighting Stigma of GMOs
By Video @ 9:01 PM :: 1316 Views :: GMOs

...it wasn’t an easy transition....

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Thursday, November 09, 2017
The Curse of Abundance
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:44 AM :: 1996 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...We live in a world of plenty which is both good and bad....

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Using Freedom of Information Act to target biotech scientists boomerangs against anti-GMO activists
By Selected News Articles @ 2:14 PM :: 2365 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, GMOs

...UH Manoa anti-GMO prof Hector Valenzuela curiously worked hard to hide part of his emails....

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Monday, August 21, 2017
OPEN LETTER: Tulsi Gabbard's GMO labeling push is an embarrassment to pro-science progressives
By Selected News Articles @ 5:28 PM :: 2351 Views :: GMOs

It’s disheartening to see intelligent individuals on the political left like yourself continue to focus your efforts on this issue despite an overwhelming scientific consensus that indicates you are simply tilting at windmills....

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Tuesday, July 04, 2017
A Passion for Papaya is Not Propaganda
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:55 PM :: 1940 Views :: GMOs

Dr. Marion Nestle referred to the film Food Evolution as “propaganda” and the other activists like Zen Honeycutt and the Food Babe are jumping on board....

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Food Evolution
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:12 AM :: 1892 Views :: GMOs

...The first 15 minutes left me feeling infuriated beyond belief because the Hawaii anti-GMO movement was replayed....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
‘Food Evolution’ movie could mark turning point in public GMO discussion
By Selected News Articles @ 4:45 PM :: 2058 Views :: GMOs

...how a cadre of non-experts is willing to bastardize science, and sacrifice progress and people for ideology and profit....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Mother Jones: World Health Organization called RoundUp a “probable carcinogen,” but it didn’t have all the facts.
By Selected News Articles @ 3:39 PM :: 2820 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...A Scientist Didn’t Disclose Important Data—and Let Everyone Believe a Popular Weedkiller Causes Cancer....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Rat Lungworm: The Cost of Unintended Consequences
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:55 PM :: 2714 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

As case number 15 of rat lungworm disease came to light last month, my blood boils a bit because of what has happened over the last several years....

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Fake news is nothing new: 6 pseudo-news websites have colored GMO debate for years
By Selected News Articles @ 2:42 AM :: 894 Views :: GMOs

...followers of events in genetic modification of food and crops have been familiar with the “fake news” phenomenon for years....

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Talking GMOs at the March for Science
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:07 PM :: 2831 Views :: Higher Education, GMOs

...people would lean in close and whisper quietly if we were about GMOs....

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Thursday, April 13, 2017
Those Life Saving Facts
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:46 PM :: 3436 Views :: Agriculture, Health Care, Land Use, GMOs

I asked why CFS and other groups like Shaka aren’t informing followers of rat lungworm disease....

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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Hawaii: Monsanto is First Farm Awarded Zero Waste Certification
By News Release @ 5:04 PM :: 2939 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

The first business in Hawaii to earn the certification, Monsanto’s Upper Kunia Farm has been focused on increasing yields while using fewer resources, and has successfully diverted 98 percent of its waste....

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Thursday, March 30, 2017
As Expected, EPA Rejects Anti-Pesticide Activists’ Petition to Ban Chlorpyrifos
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 2862 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America....

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Monday, March 13, 2017
The Real Poison in Paradise
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:45 AM :: 3425 Views :: Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

The caller had reported that she had seen a farmworker taken off of the field via ambulance and quickly assumed he had been poisoned....

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Thursday, March 09, 2017
HB790: Sue Farmers to Death
By Joni Kamiya @ 9:57 PM :: 3538 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

They tout it as a “common sense” measure but never disclose that there’s a penalty included in the bill that opens agricultural entities up to lawsuits....

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Saturday, March 04, 2017
Flooded With Fear
By Joni Kamiya @ 7:53 PM :: 2573 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...Hawaii is being used in the fear mongering against farmers -- our story has had a global impact....

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Friday, March 03, 2017
Pesticides, VOG, Mercury? DoH Seminar to Train MDs on Hysteria
By News Release @ 2:21 AM :: 4094 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

This major event for medical professionals is part of Gov. David Ige’s statewide initiative to address community concerns about chronic exposures to pesticides, Vog, lead, mercury and other environmental hazards (allegedly) affecting our keiki....

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Thursday, February 09, 2017
Buffer Zone Bozos Descend on Capitol (again)
By Joni Kamiya @ 9:48 AM :: 2898 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

If you look closely at the activists there, none of any have t-shirt tans or even the slightest hint of field dirt under their nails or on their shoes....

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
An informed opinion on GMOs
By Selected News Articles @ 4:05 PM :: 2103 Views :: GMOs

Hawaii chef slices through anti-GMO propaganda....

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
‘Natural’ Toxins for your Baby: ‘Homeopathic’ Profiteers Refuse Recall Order
By News Release @ 12:21 PM :: 3101 Views :: Ethics, Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

...Hyland’s homeopathic teething tablet products labeled as containing belladonna....

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Thursday, January 26, 2017
Farm Bureau: 12 Anti-Agriculture Bills Introduced to Legislature
By News Release @ 3:05 PM :: 3150 Views :: Agriculture, Greenmail, GMOs

...Bills that could increase the regulatory and financial burdens on Hawaii farmers....

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Video GMO story: The near death and rescue of the Hawaiian papaya
By Selected News Articles @ 2:59 PM :: 2221 Views :: GMOs

The tiny anti-GMO movement in Hawaii grew into a sizable force in 2013-14, thanks largely to funding and directional support from organizations on the US mainland....

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Friday, January 06, 2017
Story of Hope
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:46 AM :: 2762 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...so many kids never get the chance to see a real working farm....

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Sunday, January 01, 2017
Video: Hawaii GMO Papaya Real Solutions Real Lives
By Video @ 2:45 PM :: 2965 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

Hawaii is now the newest member of the Cornell Alliance for Science for global network....

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Thursday, December 15, 2016
EPA files complaint against Syngenta for farmworker safety violations on Kauai
By News Release @ 5:47 PM :: 3732 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

EPA is seeking civil penalties of over $4.8 million....

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Thursday, December 15, 2016
One More Time: State Tries to Reason with Anti-GMO Lunatics
By News Release @ 1:23 AM :: 4243 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

Conversion therapy....

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Friday, December 09, 2016
We are Voyagers
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:57 PM :: 3812 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii History, GMOs

...Getting astray on hobby activism that really doesn’t solve an issue won’t guide a people forward....

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Anti-GMO ‘National Standing’? The Bungled Star Advertiser Opinion
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:06 AM :: 2604 Views :: GMOs

Who exactly are the anti-GMO activists with 'national standing'?  Let’s take a look....

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Rep Clift Tsuji Dies
By News Release @ 7:07 PM :: 4278 Views :: Democratic Party, Agriculture, Politicians, GMOs
“...a strong voice for the people and a staunch advocate for Hawaii’s agriculture community....
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Thursday, October 20, 2016
Professor Used UH Email System to Harass Rival
By Selected News Articles @ 8:24 PM :: 5912 Views :: Ethics, Higher Education, GMOs

...the writer described the location of where the Professor’s wife liked to bike, terrorizing her enough to become afraid of staying home alone. They even went to Craigslist....

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Monday, October 17, 2016
Life Changers
By Joni Kamiya @ 8:47 PM :: 2758 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...via Skype at the Voice of Farmers event held concurrently during the Monsanto Tribunal at The Hague....

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