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    Vandana Shiva Visits Hawai‘i: January 2013

    Posted on December 17, 2012 by in Events, Kaua‘i News, National News, News, O‘ahu News

    Local food and sustainable agriculture enthusiasts are preparing for a highly anticipated visit from the internationally acclaimed activist and sustainable farming advocate Dr. Vandana Shiva. From January 15-17, Dr. Shiva will speak to legislators, students, Agricultural specialists and community members on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i about food justice and sustainable agriculture—issues that are gathering momentum as […]

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    Vandana Shiva on GMOs

    Posted on November 12, 2012 by in Health, International News, News, Videos

    Bill Moyers talks to scientist and philosopher Vandana Shiva, who’s become a rock star in the global battle over genetically modified seeds. These seeds — considered “intellectual property” by the big companies who own the patents — are globally marketed to monopolize food production and profits. Opponents challenge the safety of genetically modified seeds, claiming […]

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    Dirt! THE MOVIE on Kaua‘i

    Posted on November 11, 2012 by in Events, GMO Free Kaua'i, Kaua‘i News, News

    Free screening of DIRT! The Movie at Na Keiki o Ka ‘Aina in Kapa‘a at 7pm on November 29th, 2012.

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  • Consumers deserve to know they’re consuming GMO food

    Posted on November 10, 2012 by in News

    Consumers deserve to know they’re consuming GMO food By Ira Zunin November 10, 2012 Honolulu Star Advertiser On Tuesday, California voters rejected Proposition 37, which would have required labels on all products that contain genetically modified ingredients. Why wouldn’t people want to know? Labeling is already required for sugar and fat content. According to the Huffington […]

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  • San Juan County, Washington Passes GMO Ban

    Posted on November 10, 2012 by in National News, News

    By Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq., Political Director Organic Consumers Fund, November 8, 2012 What do France and San Juan County have in common? A ban on genetically modified organisms, that’s what. Local voters embraced Proposition 2012-4 by a wide margin in the Nov. 6 election, as the citizen-led initiative banning the production of GMOs captured 61 […]

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    North Shore Organic Farm Film Series

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  • Will Monsanto Rule Our Lives?

    Posted on November 2, 2012 by in National News, News

    Will Monsanto Rule Our Lives? Vandana Shiva and Sonali Kolhatkar 02 November 12, Uprising Raio A new poll conducted by the University of Southern California and the LA Times has found that Proposition 37, the GMO labeling initiative has slipped a whopping 17 points since the last poll in September. The proposition continues to lead […]

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  • Kaua‘i Community Seed and Plant Exchange

    Posted on October 15, 2012 by in GMO Free Kaua'i, Kaua‘i News, News

    LIHU‘E — Local organic farmers enjoyed a day of fellowship, trade and presentations Sunday at the 10th Kaua‘i Community Seed and Plant Exchange. Paul Massey, Kaua‘i Community Seed Bank manager and event coordinator, said the event focuses on GMO education and the impact to growers and to everyone as consumers. A primary concern was for […]

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  • Hawaii County council unanimous against HB1226

    Posted on April 22, 2009 by in News

    Resolution 81-09 passes unanimously at Wednesday April 22nd hearing The following is from Una and Nancy on Hawai’i Island: Aloha friends, Today (Wednesday April 22 2009), after many hours of testimony on quite a few issues,  the Hawaii County resolution 81-09, which was introduced by our wonderful Councilman, Pete Hoffmann, passed 9-0.  This resolution was […]

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  • Maui County council unanimous against HB1226

    Posted on March 20, 2009 by in Maui News, News

    Maui County Council Pushes Back Against GMOs in the Name of Home Rule! On Friday, March 20, 2009 at their regular meeting, Maui’s County Council unanimously voted to support a resolution to oppose House Bill 1226, a preemption bill targeting local regulation of GMOs. This bill, which has now crossed to the Senate, would prevent all of Hawaii’s […]

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