Category Archives: Events

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    Kaua’i – Aug. 3rd: Presentation by Dr. Jonathan Latham – “Biotechnology, Agrichemicals, and the Value of Life”

    Posted on July 27, 2018 by in Events

    Please join GMO-Free Kaua’i and Hawai’i SEED, in welcoming Dr. Jonathan Latham for his presentation at the Koloa Neighborhood Center on Friday, August 3 at 6:30p.m – 3461 Weliweli Rd, Koloa, HI 96756-8546 Jonathan R Latham, PhD is co-founder and Executive Director of the Bioscience Resource Project and the Editor of Independent Science News. Dr […]

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    Honolulu – Aug. 2nd: Presentation by Dr. Jonathan Latham – “Biotechnology, Agrichemicals, and the Value of Life”

    Posted on July 26, 2018 by in Events

    Please join Hawai’i SEED, Seeds of Truth, GMO-Free O’ahu,  and Dr. Hector Valenzuela, from the UH CTAHR, Dept. of Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, in welcoming Dr. Jonathan Latham to Hawai’i at a Meet & Greet at 5:30, prior to his presentation at 6:00p.m. Jonathan R Latham, PhD is co-founder and Executive Director of the Bioscience Resource […]

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  • May 2018 Hawai’i SEED Panel – “Protecting the Sacred”

    Posted on June 1, 2018 by in Events, Videos

    In May 2018, Hawaiʻi SEED hosted a community conversation in Honolulu with UC Berkeley’s Dr. Ignacio Chapela, PhD Candidate, cultural practitioner and scientist Kelsea Kahonokuahiwi Hosoda and Malia Nobrega-Olivera, the Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge Director of Strategic Partnerships and Community Engagement. Dr. Chapela shared his insight on several issues including sovereignty over genetic resources, […]

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    Join us in Hilo & Honolulu for “Protecting the Sacred” talks!

    Posted on May 20, 2018 by in Events

    Please join Hawaiʻi SEED in Hilo on May 24th and Honolulu on May 25th for exciting conversations examining the threat of Extreme Genetic  Engineering to Hawaiian biodiversity and traditional cultural practices (see poster for details). We are welcoming UC Berkeley’s Dr. Ignacio Chapela, who will be sharing his insight on several issues including sovereignty over […]

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    April 9, 2018 – Keiki First: Rally for Historic Pesticide Regulation

    Posted on April 3, 2018 by in EventCalender, Events, Hawaii Center for Food Safety

    RALLY FOR SB 3095 SD1 HD1 ON APRIL 9TH! Hawaiʻi State Capitol Rotunda 12-2pm. Grassroots lobbying from 2-3pm. The current draft of this bill includes: 1) mandatory disclosure 2) no spray zones around schools and 3) a ban on the use of the neurotoxin chlorpyrifos. Hawaiʻi could make history by being the first state to […]

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    Nov. 5, 2017: 2nd Annual Waimea Valley Seed Exchange & Gardening Fair

    Posted on October 20, 2017 by in EventCalender, Events

    Hawai’i SEED and Slow Food O’ahu are organizing a 2nd “Seed Exchange & Gardening Fair” in Waimea Valley on Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 8:30am until 2:00pm. Please bring your seeds and plant cuttings to share. We will be accepting plant materials starting at 8:30am. (Note the Seed Sharing Protocol below). In addition to the […]

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    July 2017 – Hawai’i Conservation Alliance Conference Panel

    Posted on July 21, 2017 by in Events, Videos

      Hawai’i SEED hosted a panel at the July 2017 Hawai’i Conservation Alliance annual conference. Here is the abstract proposal: At this critical juncture, should Hawaiians allow our fragile ecosystems to be used for testing unproven, genetic engineering technologies? Or should we explore how Hawaiians together can develop holistic strategies and responses to environmental crises built upon indigenous knowledge, techniques […]

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    July 19, 2017 – “Altering the Future: Synthetic Biology & Hawai’i”

    Posted on July 10, 2017 by in EventCalender, Events, Facing Hawaii's Future, Hawaii Center for Food Safety

    Wed., July 19, 2017 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM – Lana Lane Studios, 327 Lana Lane Honolulu, HI Hawaiʻi SEED and Hawaiʻi Center for Food Safety invite you to an exciting panel discussion and interactive workshop. Through presentations from leading experts and thought-provoking exercises, we will discuss the challenges new genetic engineering proposals pose to the […]

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    Feb. 10, 2017: Hawai’i SEED presents “Island Earth”

    Posted on January 25, 2017 by in EventCalender, Events

      Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7 PM – 10 PM, Kaua’i Community College Performing Arts Center A rich documentary about a young indigenous scientist’s struggle for truth between science and tradition as he enters an industry that many feel is threatening his homeland. His complex journey through the corn fields of GMO companies to […]

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    Sept. 6, 2016: “Gene Drives: Who Decides for Hawai’i?”

    Posted on August 25, 2016 by in EventCalender, Events, Facing Hawaii's Future

    Gene drives are a high risk genetic engineering application that can entirely re-engineer ecosystems, create fast spreading extinctions, and intervene in living systems at a scale far beyond anything yet imagined. Join lawyer and journalist Claire Hope Cumming in a conversation with a panel of experts as they discuss the cultural, biological, and moral implications […]

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