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Friday, August 5, 2016
UH Law Prof: White Milk is Racist Food Oppression
By Selected News Articles @ 10:18 PM :: 5204 Views :: Agriculture, Higher Education

...“food oppression is a difficult concept for many to embrace because of the powerful rhetoric regarding personal choice that is endemic in the United States”....

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Saturday, July 30, 2016
Screaming Haole Trespasses on Farm, Destroys Papaya Trees
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:35 AM :: 8234 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...A Caucasian woman came up to my dad as he was working on the field and started yelling at him that he was poisoning her....

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Friday, July 22, 2016
DoH Socks Hawaii’s Last Cane Plantation with $600K Fine
By News Release @ 2:53 AM :: 5563 Views :: Energy, Environment, Agriculture

Suddenly biomass is not clean energy?

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Sunday, July 10, 2016
Organic Food Tax Credit wins ‘Rusty Scalpel’ Award
By News Release @ 11:09 AM :: 5891 Views :: Ethics, Agriculture, Tax Credits

"...The content of the CD1 stunned us; it was passed without a single public hearing.  There clearly was no justification....”

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Friday, July 8, 2016
Hemp: Hawaii’s ‘High’ Tech Future?
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 4:18 AM :: 4826 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...hemp-based electrodes for supercapacitors....

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Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Ige Signs HB2501: A&B Keeps E Maui Water
By News Release @ 4:17 AM :: 5890 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture, Land Use

...HB2501 provides time to transition to a process that ensures water is distributed fairly in accordance with the public trust doctrine....

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Monday, June 20, 2016
Rep Thielen to DEA: Legalize Hemp
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:35 AM :: 4748 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...filing an official rulemaking petition demanding that the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)  remove industrial hemp from the federal drug schedules....

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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Maui: 60% Bogus Signatures on Ballot Petition to Seize Farms from Owners
By News Release @ 5:00 PM :: 10632 Views :: Agriculture, Land Use, GMOs

...It's unclear how much was spent paying people to collect signatures, or where the money came from, because those loudly demanding transparency don't practice it themselves....

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Hawaii honey bee die-off points to likely culprits—Not pesticides, but varroa and viruses
By Selected News Articles @ 9:39 PM :: 5149 Views :: Environment, Agriculture

The focus away from pesticides as the primary driver runs counter to the narrative shaped over the past few years by high profile advocacy groups....

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Hawaii Dairy Farms Publishes Draft Environmental Impact Statement
By News Release @ 5:15 PM :: 6830 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture, Tourism

The findings of the Draft EIS demonstrate that Hawaii Dairy Farms will be protective of the environment and serve as a model for sustainable agriculture in the Islands.....

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Monday, June 6, 2016
New Federal Rules May Hurt Small Farmers in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:37 PM :: 3614 Views :: Agriculture

One of the new rules requires farmers to track their product from “seed to sale.”....

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Monday, June 6, 2016
10 Free Market Solutions for Agriculture in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:32 PM :: 3201 Views :: Agriculture

A new report has been released by the Grassroot Institute titled 10 Free Market Solutions for Agriculture in Hawaii....

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Monday, June 6, 2016
Unanimous SCOTUS: You Can Judicially Challenge A Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Determination
By Robert Thomas @ 3:27 PM :: 4668 Views :: Environment, Agriculture

"...the consequences to landowners even for inadvertent violation can be crushing...."

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Petition: Save Hawaii Fisheries
By News Release @ 3:32 PM :: 5569 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Small Business

Petition the President of the United States to Not expand the outer boundary of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Moument from 50 nautical miles out to 200 nautical miles....

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Friday, May 27, 2016
9 misdirected arguments against GMOs
By Selected News Articles @ 9:49 PM :: 6356 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...many arguments are put forth on why GMOs are “bad” and should be avoided. However, many of these arguments are not about GMOs, but rather, are issues that we’re facing in modern agriculture and in our economy....

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Saturday, May 21, 2016
Hawaii Supreme Court Rules on Big Cabbage Case
By Robert Thomas @ 11:20 PM :: 8140 Views :: Agriculture, Judiciary, Law Enforcement, Police

...the unanimous Hawaii Supreme Court threw out the conviction of the farmer, tagged by Officer Fuiava of Five-O for transporting a load of cabbage uncovered....

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Friday, May 20, 2016
Auditor: Ag Department Still Not Checking Weights, Measures
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 4:22 PM :: 4976 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii State Government

...despite having secured state funding since 2012, the chairperson of the Board of Agriculture has neither re-established nor filled the branch’s program manager and inspector positions....

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
With HC&S Closing Anyway, A&B Settles Cane Burning Lawsuit
By News Release @ 3:51 PM :: 5036 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture

...the lawsuit was meritless and the plaintiffs' post-settlement claims are inaccurate....

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Sunday, May 15, 2016
Organically Grown Tax Credits on Way to Governor
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 4510 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

If this credit does indeed become law, expect to see a lot of begging and pleading....

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Thursday, May 5, 2016
Judge Awards EEOC $7.6M in Case Against Farm Labor Contractor Global Horizons
By News Release @ 7:28 PM :: 4558 Views :: Agriculture, Labor

"...most likely symbolic, as it is apt to be uncollectable...."

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
SB2659: Legislators Pass ‘Industrial Hemp Bill’
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 11:29 PM :: 4861 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...Senate Bill 2659 passed with a unanimous vote in both Chambers....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Farming Entrepreneurs
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:20 PM :: 4351 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business

...GoFarm Hawaii director Steven Chiang and host Keli`i Akina discuss how a new generation of farmers is being equipped to succeed....

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Sunday, April 24, 2016
Organically Growing Tax Credits
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 6010 Views :: Agriculture, Tax Credits, GMOs

Renewable fuel proponents took another shot this year at enacting a renewable fuels credit....

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Friday, April 22, 2016
Zika: Pregnant Women Should Avoid Travel to American Samoa
By Selected News Articles @ 2:48 PM :: 5976 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Health Care

...When Zika makes it to Hawaii and destroys the tourism industry, remember the environmentalists and organic pseudo-farmers who refused to allow spraying....

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Thursday, April 21, 2016
HB2501: A&B To Restore Eight Streams in East Maui
By News Release @ 3:16 PM :: 5063 Views :: Environment, Agriculture

... HB2501 Conference Committee meets today at 2pm, do the math ....

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Friday, April 15, 2016
Brown Hands
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:46 PM :: 4921 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

I have been so dismayed seeing the activists once again playing the “these people are immigrants so their jobs aren’t needed” card....

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Thursday, April 14, 2016
Grassroot Institute Event Highlights Need to Support Maui Agriculture
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:36 PM :: 4368 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture

A large crowd attended and listened as Mayor Alan Arakawa, Councilwoman Elle Cochran, and Grassroot President Keli'i Akina, Ph.D. discussed the future of farming on Maui....

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Friday, April 8, 2016
Supreme Court on Koa Ridge: No Moratorium While IAL Process Underway
By Robert Thomas @ 2:59 AM :: 4189 Views :: Agriculture, Land Use

...the "agricultural lands" section of the Hawaii Constitution isn't self-executing....

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Thursday, April 7, 2016
No Specific Reason
By Selected News Articles @ 7:16 PM :: 4144 Views :: Agriculture

...Hawaii legislators received the largest compensation for any part-time or hybrid legislature in the nation....

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The Future of Farming on Maui
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:54 AM :: 4618 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture

...Mayor Alan Arakawa, Councilmember Ellie Cochran, Grassroot Institute President Kelii Akina....

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016
USDA on Dengue Mosquito Eradication -- Organic Farms Will NOT Lose Certification
By Andrew Walden @ 6:44 PM :: 6869 Views :: Hawaii County , Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

...dozens of Hawaii County organic farmers are refusing access to State and County mosquito-eradication workers....

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Health Department Report Debunks Anti-Dairy Rhetoric
By News Release @ 2:42 PM :: 4452 Views :: Kauai County, Agriculture
It is also interesting to note the survey states that “DOH is concerned that the large number of injection wells and cesspools in the adjacent Poipu/Koloa watershed may adversely impact the waters of the Waiopili Ditch.”
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Thursday, March 17, 2016
Organic Farmers Thwart Tropical Disease Eradication Efforts
By Selected News Articles @ 6:44 PM :: 5569 Views :: Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

"It's not a question of if, it's a question of when Zika comes here to this island, and we have a very unique opportunity right now to squash it."

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016
HB2555: Hemp Inc Behind Industrial Hemp Bill
By News Release @ 6:13 PM :: 4554 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...over 4,500 people in Maui, Hawaii have signed a petition supporting industrial hemp in Maui....

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Friday, March 11, 2016
Full Text: Kauai Pesticide Report
By News Release @ 4:17 PM :: 5823 Views :: Kauai County, Agriculture, GMOs

The JFF group has released its Draft Final Report for public comments....

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Friday, March 11, 2016
Maui Council Rejects 300% Agriculture Tax Hike
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:00 PM :: 6251 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture, Taxes

Combined with a regulatory scheme that allows the county to intrude on property rights by requiring approval of the "economic feasibility" of a farmer's planned use for his or her land....

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
Hawaii Ag Land Use Baseline Report
By News Release @ 9:55 PM :: 4243 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics

...a new digital GIS layer to identify commercial agricultural crops grown in the state....

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Thursday, February 11, 2016
UHERO: Recent Trends in Hawaii's Green Economy: Agriculture, Energy and Natural Resource Management
By UHERO @ 5:55 PM :: 7019 Views :: Energy, Agriculture, Economy, Hawaii Statistics

...three sectors that are key to future sustainability in Hawai‘i - energy, agriculture and natural resource management....

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Thursday, February 11, 2016
The Last Farmer Standing
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:52 AM :: 5268 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

In a few hours, there will be lots of people gathering at the legislature in downtown Honolulu to talk about farmers.  They are miles away from any farm but many have an opinion about it....

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Sunday, February 7, 2016
As Farms Close, Reps Ing and Lee Jump on Anti-GMO Bandwagon
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:55 AM :: 5042 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

Whether it be the fire ants or dengue fever, that is or no concern to them.  They continue to manipulate people’s fears around pesticides and GM technology.....

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Thursday, January 14, 2016
Where’s the Farm Justice Summit?
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:02 PM :: 3947 Views :: Agriculture

Real farming, not those 2 acres of various things you’re growing....

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Saturday, January 9, 2016
Plantation Era: They Came With Hope
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:55 PM :: 6377 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii History, Labor

I don’t know whether or not I want to cry or scream today....

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Friday, January 8, 2016
Lawsuits Have Consequences: Aloha To Hawaii Sugar
By Robert Thomas @ 5:43 PM :: 6954 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Land Use

Since about the 1970's, sugar plantations have been legal pariahs....

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Thursday, January 7, 2016
UH Reports Hawaii Hemp is Top Shelf
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 5:56 PM :: 5266 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

Hawaii's Industrial Hemp Research Project exceeded expectations in not only the quantity, but the quality....

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016
A&B to Shutter State’s Last Cane Plantation
By News Release @ 5:36 PM :: 7267 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Agriculture

...“We are happy" -- Burning Anti-Cane Activists ....

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Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Anti-GMO Leader: “Bring Islamic Nation to Battle in Hawaii—Allah Akbar”
By Joni Kamiya @ 6:21 PM :: 7041 Views :: Agriculture, Law Enforcement, GMOs

...Anti-GMO activists cheer New Years Eve arson attack against Waialua farmer....

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Thursday, December 31, 2015
Hawaii Pesticide Complaints: Urban Homeowners are #1 Violator
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:12 PM :: 5327 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...I found a total of 365 complaints made.  If you listened to the Center for Food Safety, you’d think all of them are agriculture related.  It turns out that there were 91 out of that 365 being agriculture related....

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Hoopili: Is the State Prohibited from Rezoning "Potential" Important Ag Land?
By Robert Thomas @ 4:10 AM :: 8454 Views :: Agriculture, Development, Land Use, Rail

...last week, the Hawaii Supreme Court issued a 4-1 ruling in Friends of Makakilo v. D.R. Horton-Schuler Homes, LLC....

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Supreme Court: Hoopili ‘Necessary for Urban Growth’
By Robert Thomas @ 3:44 PM :: 7747 Views :: Agriculture, Development, Land Use, Rail

"This appeal involves a long-standing issue in this state: balancing agricultural and urban land uses."

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Friday, December 18, 2015
Vegetarian Questions
By Jack Dini @ 3:00 PM :: 5988 Views :: Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

...fruits, vegetables, diary and seafood are more harmful to the environment because these foods have relatively high resource uses and green gas emissions per calorie....

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