Maui’s Mayor Alan Arakawa Finds Yet Another Way to KISS MONSANTO’S ASS

The Mayor just submitted his FY 2016 Budget proposal to the Council at 2pm and under his: Economic Development Program -Agriculture Section (page 441 & 442) he proposes a Grant: TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (totally unheard of for the County to budget monies to give to the State) For: “Funds will be used … Read more

World Health Org Says Round Up Linked To Cancer. Monsanto Says It’s Safe When “Used As Directed”. Too Bad Open Air Experiments In Our Midst Are, By Definition, “OFF LABEL”.

By Carey Gillam, Guest Blogger March 24 Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:26pm EDT (Reuters) – Monsanto Co, maker of the world’s most widely used herbicide, Roundup, wants an international health organization to retract a report linking the chief ingredient in Roundup to cancer. The company said on Tuesday that the report, issued on Friday by … Read more

Host Josh Green speaks with Dr. Ashley Lukens (Program Director, Hawaii Center for Food Safety) about the growing concerns regarding food safety in Hawaii.

Thanks to THINK TECH HAWAII for this video:

Judge extends delay on Maui GMO-ban law: From The Maui News

March 21, 2015 By MELISSA TANJI – Staff Writer (mtanji@mauinews.com) , The Maui News Save | Post a comment |             A federal judge has pushed back her stay on the implementation of a voter-approved Maui County moratorium on the farming of genetically engineered crops from March 31 to June … Read more

Huge New Challenge to Monsanto’s Round-Up: Glyphosate is “probable human carcinogen” – World Health Org.’s Cancer Agency 3/20/2015

 20 March 2015. From GM Watch Here’s the link to the statement by the WHO: IARC’s verdict comes as glyphosate is set to be re-approved in Europe this year The World Health Organisation’s cancer agency has declared the world’s most widely used weedkiller a “probable human carcinogen” in a move that will alarm the agrochemical … Read more

New Technology, New Concerns: Utah professor urges caution in altering DNA of unborn babies

By KRISTEN MOULTON | The Salt Lake Tribune  GUEST BLOGGER   Genetics » U. scientist among those voicing caution as gene editing gets easier, cheaper. Prominent scientists worried that new gene-editing tools are getting ahead of humanity’s grasp of the implications are calling for a moratorium. University of Utah geneticist Dana Carroll, a leader in … Read more

Understanding the Political Process in Hawai’i: Tools for Grassroots Change” Presentation by Gary Hooser and Kate McMillan

Do you feel passionate about the protection of Hawai’i’s natural resources and want to make a difference? Upcountry Sustainability presented “Understanding the Political Process in Hawai’i: Tools for Grassroots Change” with Kaua’i County Council Member and President of the Hawai’i Alliance for Progressive Action (HAPA) Gary Hooser. In this workshop, Hooser, was joined by HAPA … Read more

Sign on now as a citizen cosponsor the CARERS Act, S. 683, to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana for medical treatment. Bipartisan Federal Legislation

Become a citizen cosponsor of the CARERS Act Today, many Americans are suffering needlessly because our federal laws have banned prescription of a promising treatment: medical marijuana. Veterans coming home from combat, seniors facing medical conditions associated with old age, and Americans of every age fighting debilitating diseases — all of them deserve the best … Read more

Anti-GMO, Biotech Factions Clash at Food Summit

Anti-GMO, Biotech Factions Clash at Food Summit By Jacob Bunge, Wall Street Journal Guest Blogger Can genetically modified crops grow in harmony with their non-GMO counterparts? The debate between the pro-biotech and non-GMO camps increasingly looks more like scorched earth than common ground. Biotech seed makers like Monsanto Co. and Syngenta AG, along with farmer … Read more

The Fallout From Maui’s GMO Miracle Election Win Is Exposing More And More Conflicts of Interest in Our Governments and Courts.


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Read down to the very end of Jon’s Rappoport’s Post highlighting bias in Judge Susan Oki Mollway’s Court. Jon calls for a Major Publicity Campaign to tell Maui’s Miracle GM Moratorium Story to the World.  I totally agree. But it takes funds to create this kind of media. I had the privilege of serving as … Read more

“They won’t tell you when or where pesticides are being sprayed on the island?” From GMO Free Oahu

Published on Mar 13, 2015 A clip from a 53 minute interview with Mitsuko Hayakawa, GMO Free Oahu and GMO Free hosts Kathllen Hallal and Esther Grondahl. Watch full interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81Umn4olxMs Instead of buffer zones and disclosure, they are left with the possibility of what’s being sprayed without telling where it will be sprayed. How … Read more

Press release by Council Member Don Guzman: Friday, March 13 at 9 a.m.  Committee Update on The Legal Proceedings and County’s Response to Date.

Press release by:  Council Vice-Chair Guzman, Chair, Committee of the Whole Committee to receive an update on GMO litigation WAILUKU, Hawaii – A status update on two cases relating to the ordinance proposed by initiative petition and passed by the voters at the last general election will be considered by the Committee of the Whole … Read more

Action Alert: TESTIFY SUPPORTING HCR53 A Resolution Calling for a US Constitutional Convention to redress CITIZEN’S  UNITED

CLICK HERE TO TESTIFY ONLINE  It’s easy and vital. HCR53: REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CALL FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION TO PROPOSE A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ADDRESS CONCERNS RAISED BY THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT DECISION IN CITIZENS UNITED V. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION. We must reverse Citizens United, Restore our Democracy, and Save the … Read more