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Friday, July 19, 2019
Setting Off Hysteria
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:30 PM :: 424 Views :: Education K-12, Family, GMOs

...Today my kids learned a lesson about thinking logically the hard way....

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Friday, July 12, 2019
School Bus Dangers
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:14 AM :: 452 Views :: Education K-12, Agriculture, GMOs

...activists have scared parents into believing that they must fear pesticides but ignore other real safety hazards....

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Thursday, July 11, 2019
Tourism Activists Find New Way to Push Agriculture out of Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:21 AM :: 724 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...Hawai‘i’s Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) has violated the federal Clean Water Act by polluting ocean waters along Kauaʻi’s West Side without a permit, a federal court ruled yesterday....

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Saturday, June 29, 2019
Activist Attacks Destroy Another 17% of Hawaii Seed Industry Acreage
By News Release @ 8:30 PM :: 944 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics, GMOs

...Acreage harvested for all seed crops is expected to total 2,530 acres during the 2018-19 season, down 17 percent from the previous season....

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Friday, June 28, 2019
Debates: On Agriculture, Democrats Pander to 'Regressive Left'
By Selected News Articles @ 2:57 AM :: 684 Views :: Democratic Party, Agriculture, Politicians, GMOs

...This week’s opening round of Democratic Party presidential debates threatens to fall short on science and is likely to be dominated by ideological talking points when it comes to food, farming and agricultural biotechnology....

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Friday, June 28, 2019
Knee Jerk Reactions
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:39 AM :: 664 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...The activists could not get the results they wanted in a scientific study and instead went to the courtroom to make their case....

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Friday, May 10, 2019
Joan Conrow: From anti-GMO journalist to crop biotech advocate
By Audio @ 8:35 PM :: 1240 Views :: Kauai County, GMOs

...once she saw how anti-GMO groups operate and began investigating the science behind biotechnology, she changed her mind....

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Saturday, April 13, 2019
Activists hurt farmers by fueling public’s disconnect with modern agriculture
By Selected News Articles @ 5:09 AM :: 2585 Views :: Agriculture, Greenmail, GMOs

...farmers are increasingly frustrated and dispirited by having to deal with the demands and unrealistic expectations of a public that is growing ever more distant from the realities of agriculture....

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Monday, February 18, 2019
Fear is not Sustainable
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:31 PM :: 1387 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...Nomi Carmona of the Babes Against Biotech was not present at the State Capitol. Ashley Lukens of the Center for Food Safety was a no show. Walter Ritte wasn’t even there too....

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Saturday, January 05, 2019
Anti-GMO? Regressive Left Just as Russian as Trump
By Selected News Articles @ 8:26 PM :: 1521 Views :: GMOs

...The Russian propaganda machine works closely with the complementary, well-financed U.S.-based anti-genetic engineering movement....

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Saturday, December 29, 2018
Dirty Little Hands
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:06 PM :: 1838 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...It is trendy right now to be telling tales about farmers....

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Monday, December 17, 2018
Maui County Pays Vendors Ripped Off by Anti-GMO Activist
By News Release @ 8:41 PM :: 1986 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, GMOs

...The Mayor's Office of Economic Development (OED) announced today that its office received a total of $8,730.28 in requests for payments for unpaid invoices for the 250th Celebration of Queen Kaahumanu grant, which was terminated in October....

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Regressive Progressives Plan Big Agenda for 2019 Legislature
By News Release @ 10:00 AM :: 2789 Views :: Democratic Party, GMOs

...Instead of passing a single major piece of legislation, during 2019 we are committed to passing into law bold public policy initiatives in all three of our major areas of focus - economic, environmental, and social justice....

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
A Smaller World
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:12 AM :: 1964 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...These feel-good ideas are placed upon farmers with no consideration of the consequences of its impacts....

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Anti-Pesticide Hysteria: Enviros Shift from Bees to Birds
By Selected News Articles @ 2:37 PM :: 2530 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 :: 1382 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 :: 2604 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 :: 2248 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 :: 1823 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 :: 4448 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 :: 2147 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 :: 2212 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 :: 2982 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 :: 3099 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 :: 2779 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 :: 3450 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 :: 2500 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 :: 2852 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 :: 2158 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 :: 2696 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 :: 2316 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 :: 4017 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 :: 2022 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 :: 3136 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 :: 3332 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 :: 3125 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 :: 2655 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 :: 2682 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 :: 2710 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 :: 4068 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 :: 4096 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 :: 1497 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 :: 4308 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 :: 4797 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 :: 4113 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 :: 3952 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 :: 4496 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 :: 4469 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 :: 3475 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 :: 5193 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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