March 26, 2014 by
Action Alert!, Bills & Ordinances, Maui News, Pesticides
From Shaka Movement on Maui… http://www.shakamovement.org/ Five Maui County citizens are going toe-to-toe with Hawaii’s mammoth agricultural biotech industry with the submission of a new ordinance, written by the people, for the people and voted on by the people, as a ballot initiative in the 2014 November general elections. This first-of-its-kind on Maui […]
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January 21, 2014 by
Article to Read, BILL 2491, GMO Free Kaua'i, Health, Ordinance 960 (former Bill 2491), PAN, Pesticides
Suggested article form Paul Towers on Pan: http://www.panna.org/blog/pesticide-corporations-bully-kauai
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January 17, 2014 by
Action Alert!, BILL 2491, GMO Free Kaua'i, Hawaii Island News, Health, Kaua‘i News, Legislation, Maui News, Moloka‘i News, News, Newsletter, Ordinance 960 (former Bill 2491), Pesticides, UPDATE, Videos
Action requests below : Email Maui Council member Hokama in support of their pesticide disclosure bill, 2 online petitions. Information below : 3 Pesticide & GMO stories, 2 related to Kaua’i specifically. Hope everyone is doing well , we certainly have exciting times in the movement for a cleaner Kaua’i and state of Hawai’i. Maui has begun […]
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January 11, 2014 by
Action Alert!, BILL 2491, GMO Free Kaua'i, Kaua‘i News, Pesticides, UPDATE
Yesterday, three of the world’s largest agrochemical companies filed a lawsuit against the County of Kauaʻi to block implementation of the recently passed Kauaʻi Ordinance 960 (formerly known as Bill 2491). Syngenta, DuPont Pioneer Hi-Bred, and a Dow Chemical subsidiary filed the lawsuit in federal district court on Oahu. Ordinance 960 establishes buffer zones around […]
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November 19, 2013 by
BILL 113, Hawaii Island News, Health, News
Mahalo Big Island!! more infos soon !!
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November 19, 2013 by
BILL 2491, GMO Free Kaua'i, Kaua‘i News, Newsletter, Pesticides
Aloha GMO Free Kaua’i Ohana,Yes we did it! We the people of Kaua’i stood up to 4 of the worlds largest chemical companies doing GMO seed experiments on our island, and passed bill 2491 yesterday! The final vote was 5-2, with Gary Hooser, Tim Bynum, JoAnn Yukimura, Jay Furfaro, and Mason Chock voting for the […]
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October 31, 2013 by
'Ohana 'O Kaua'i, Agriculture, Bees, BILL 2491, GMO Free Kaua'i, Health, Legislation, Pesticides, UPDATE
details (to download as pdf) and statement: http://www.kauai.gov/Kamaaina/PressReleases/tabid/346/Default.aspx Hawaii News Now: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/23845280/kauai-mayor-vetoes-controversial-gmo-bill-details-at-hawaiinewsnowcom Garys Blog before we knew: http://garyhooser.wordpress.com/2013/10/31/bill-2491-veto-no-veto-what-is-next/
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October 30, 2013 by
'Ohana 'O Kaua'i, Agriculture, BILL 2491, GMO Free Kaua'i, Health, huffingtonpost.com, News, Pesticides
source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/andrea-brower/protecting-health-and-life_b_4172050.html Andrea Brower & Co-authored by Elijah Frank, ʻOhana O Kauaʻi DirectorAccording to Hawaii State law, each county has the “power to enact ordinances deemed necessary to protect health, life and property…” (HRS 46-1.5). Earlier this year in the form of Senate Bill 727, a quiet attempt was made at the State Capitol to simply strike the words “health” […]
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October 21, 2013 by
BILL 2491, GMO Free Kaua'i, Kaua‘i News, News, Newsletter, UPDATE
Aloha GMO Free Kaua’i Ohana, So today I am writing everyone to share a explanation statement from JoaAnn Yukimura about what happened at 3am Wednesday morning in the council chambers , about her testimony regarding the question of the bill’s deferral. This has come about because I got into a conversation with her husband after […]
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