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Saturday, December 29, 2018
Dirty Little Hands
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:06 PM :: 6162 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...It is trendy right now to be telling tales about farmers....

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Friday, December 21, 2018
HC&S Land Sold to Real Farmer
By News Release @ 3:08 AM :: 7231 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture, Land Use

...All of A&B's existing agricultural personnel will be offered positions with Mahi Pono....

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Friday, December 21, 2018
Trump Signs Farm Bill Legalizing Hemp
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:22 AM :: 8522 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...Representative Cynthia Thielen (R–Kailua, Kaneohe Bay) celebrates the legalization of industrial hemp through the passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (H.R. 2), better known as the 2018 Farm Bill....

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
A Smaller World
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:12 AM :: 6800 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...These feel-good ideas are placed upon farmers with no consideration of the consequences of its impacts....

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Anti-Pesticide Hysteria: Enviros Shift from Bees to Birds
By Selected News Articles @ 2:37 PM :: 8313 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Greenmail, GMOs

...As global honeybee population increases, activists blame neonicotinoid pesticides for ‘bird-pocalypse’ that’s not happening....

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Friday, October 26, 2018
Chemophobia epidemic—Fanning fears about trace chemicals obscures real risks and ‘damages public health’
By Selected News Articles @ 2:10 AM :: 7793 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...Chemophobia may lead to real risks....

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Friday, October 26, 2018
Auditor: Agriculture Department Hides $2.4M from Legislature
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 1:49 AM :: 4848 Views :: Ethics, Agriculture

...not reported to the 2018 Legislature as required by Sections 37-47 and 37-52.5, HRS....

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Sunday, October 21, 2018
​Poor Farmer
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:40 PM :: 5550 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...If you do not farm, why should you dictate how farming should be done?....

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Thursday, October 4, 2018
UH Glyphosate Study Debunked--Bee Death Story Is Bee-S
By Selected News Articles @ 7:58 PM :: 6350 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Higher Education

...New glyphosate study suggesting danger to honeybee microbiota is detailed, sophisticated—and wrong....

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Monday, October 1, 2018
Food Waste Recycling Program Makes Pigs Happy--But Costs City at H-Power
By UHERO @ 8:45 PM :: 6129 Views :: Honolulu County, Agriculture, Small Business

“The vast majority of those businesses impacted by the City’s food waste recycling ordinance are continuing to use local piggeries to recycle their food waste.”

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Sunday, September 16, 2018
Lawsuits Close in on Hawaii’s Largest Carbon Credit Scheme
By Andrew Walden @ 9:48 PM :: 18573 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Ethics, Agriculture

...When a couple of penny-stock touts, one of whom is listed in the Panama Papers Offshore Leaks Database, start selling timber futures and carbon credits in Hawaii, the greenwash is thicker than most....

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Sunday, September 9, 2018
If Everyone Farmed
By Joni Kamiya @ 2:31 AM :: 4246 Views :: Agriculture

...This weekend was spent planting the new fields....

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Thursday, August 23, 2018
New Rabies Quarantine Rules Announced
By News Release @ 3:08 AM :: 5174 Views :: Agriculture, Tourism

...Revises Requirements for 5 Day or Less Program....

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Think Farmers are Lazy?
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:21 PM :: 4141 Views :: Agriculture

...This weekend was the planting of the trees....

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Thursday, August 9, 2018
Waianae Ag Park Heavily Damaged in Brush Fire
By News Release @ 3:23 PM :: 3783 Views :: Agriculture

...four of the nine working farms are total losses. The other eight lots are either vacant with leases pending or currently not in production....

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Saturday, August 4, 2018
EPA Releases Long-Delayed Report Showing Ethanol Hurts Environment
By Selected News Articles @ 10:36 PM :: 7774 Views :: Energy, Environment, Agriculture, Tax Credits

...including ethanol in the U.S. gas supply is wreaking havoc on the atmosphere and soil....

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Saturday, July 7, 2018
Hawaii's First Hemp Growers Licensed
By News Release @ 1:44 PM :: 6511 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business, Drugs

...industrial hemp refers to cannabis plants with a tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) concentration at or below 0.3 percent....

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Friday, May 18, 2018
Backbone
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:41 PM :: 9148 Views :: Ethics, Agriculture, Hawaii State Government, GMOs

...With the recent passage of the anti-pesticide bills in our legislature, I received messages and emails from certain legislators apologizing for voting for this....

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Ookala: DoH Warns on Dairy-Related Water Pollution
By News Release @ 6:14 PM :: 6211 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Agriculture

...Big Island Dairy has reported untreated wastewater from the dairy’s wastewater treatment system spilled from a damaged sewage pipe in the evening on May 6....

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Saturday, April 28, 2018
SB3095: Legislative Pandering to Anti-Pesticide Nuts Will Affect Every Homeowner and Restaurant in Hawaii
By News Release @ 1:56 PM :: 6711 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...If signed into law, SB3095 will have Hawaii restaurants crawling with cockroaches--this should be almost as good for tourism as the homeless tent cities Hanabusa is planning....

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Hemp Pilot Program Begins Accepting Grower License Applications
By News Release @ 9:20 PM :: 5772 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...HDOA worked with federal and state drug enforcement agencies to successfully import the hemp seed varietal, Yuma, from China....

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Thursday, March 15, 2018
DoA Pesticide Report: Science vs Hysteria
By News Release @ 2:21 PM :: 7941 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics, GMOs

...Six-Month Monitoring Levels Meet State & Federal Water Quality Standards....

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
John McHugh PhD New Head of Pesticides Branch
By News Release @ 12:29 AM :: 4891 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii State Government

...His appointment is effective January 1, 2018. He succeeds Thomas Matsuda who will retire on December 31, 2017....

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Hawaii's Best Workplace? Monsanto
By News Release @ 3:28 PM :: 8526 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, GMOs

...Monsanto took first place, scoring an impressive 91.6 percent....

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Thursday, November 9, 2017
The Curse of Abundance
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:44 AM :: 6866 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...We live in a world of plenty which is both good and bad....

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Sunday, November 5, 2017
Trump Admin Names Hawaii Farm Service Agency and Rural Development State Directors
By News Release @ 3:05 PM :: 6180 Views :: Agriculture, Republican Party

...Al Frenzel and Gigi Jones....

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Friday, September 1, 2017
Bill Before Congress: Claim--Hawaii Allows 'horrific legal market' in Dog Meat
By News Release @ 3:49 AM :: 11400 Views :: Agriculture, Law Enforcement, Small Business

"...An undercover investigation for EnviroWatch highlighted the brutality of dog meat farms in Hawaii...."

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Thursday, July 13, 2017
Invasive Species Inspectors Communicate 'Caveman Style' After (another) State IT Project Failure
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 2:03 PM :: 5386 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii State Government

...After more than a decade of development and close to $4.2 million in new and amended contracts, Department of Agriculture has failed in its attempt to implement a central integrated database....  (try MS Excel next time)

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Mother Jones: World Health Organization called RoundUp a “probable carcinogen,” but it didn’t have all the facts.
By Selected News Articles @ 3:39 PM :: 7809 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...A Scientist Didn’t Disclose Important Data—and Let Everyone Believe a Popular Weedkiller Causes Cancer....

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Thursday, June 1, 2017
Rat Lungworm: The Cost of Unintended Consequences
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:55 PM :: 8961 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

As case number 15 of rat lungworm disease came to light last month, my blood boils a bit because of what has happened over the last several years....

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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Federal organic fraud in America
By Selected News Articles @ 2:02 PM :: 5682 Views :: Ethics, Agriculture

...40% of the organic food sold in America tested positive for prohibited pesticide residue....

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Saturday, May 6, 2017
Anti-Dairy Activism Spreads: Big Island Dairy faces fine, possible lawsuit
By News Release @ 5:43 PM :: 8469 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Agriculture

...The fine is based on an inspection DOH officials did March 28-29 in response to Democratic Party insiders....

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Thursday, April 13, 2017
Those Life Saving Facts
By Joni Kamiya @ 12:46 PM :: 9850 Views :: Agriculture, Health Care, Land Use, GMOs

I asked why CFS and other groups like Shaka aren’t informing followers of rat lungworm disease....

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Friday, April 7, 2017
Dairy: Billionaire Developer Omidyar Creates More Precedents Farmers Can’t Follow
By News Release @ 6:37 PM :: 6182 Views :: Environment, Agriculture

...the Makauwahi Cave Reserve be the recipient of $125,000 for a supplemental environmental project to be funded by Hawai‘i Dairy Farms....

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017
Hawaii: Monsanto is First Farm Awarded Zero Waste Certification
By News Release @ 5:04 PM :: 7912 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

The first business in Hawaii to earn the certification, Monsanto’s Upper Kunia Farm has been focused on increasing yields while using fewer resources, and has successfully diverted 98 percent of its waste....

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Thursday, March 30, 2017
As Expected, EPA Rejects Anti-Pesticide Activists’ Petition to Ban Chlorpyrifos
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 7818 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America....

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Doubling Hawaii’s Food Production?
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:52 PM :: 4889 Views :: Agriculture

...The Governor did, at least, stop short of calling it his “Five Year Plan”....

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Friday, March 24, 2017
Double Food Production? Failed Central Planning Thrives in Hawaii
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:30 PM :: 5100 Views :: Agriculture

When Governor Ige first announced his plan to double local food production, people wondered....

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Omidyar Wins by Losing: Kauai Court Ruling Forces Farms to File EIS
By News Release @ 3:57 AM :: 11770 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture, Tourism, Pierre Omidyar

By voluntarily filing an EIS for his dairy farm on Kauai, Omidyar has now brought about a court ruling for the first time ever mandating EIS for farmers statewide....

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Monday, March 13, 2017
The Real Poison in Paradise
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:45 AM :: 8446 Views :: Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

The caller had reported that she had seen a farmworker taken off of the field via ambulance and quickly assumed he had been poisoned....

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Thursday, March 9, 2017
HB790: Sue Farmers to Death
By Joni Kamiya @ 9:57 PM :: 7722 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

They tout it as a “common sense” measure but never disclose that there’s a penalty included in the bill that opens agricultural entities up to lawsuits....

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Thursday, March 9, 2017
Civil Rights Violation? EPA Investigating Anti-GMO Pesticide Hype
By News Release @ 4:24 PM :: 8270 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Greenmail

...only pesticides from agriculture harm only native Hawaiians who are apparently immune to pesticides used on luxury resorts and golf courses.... 

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Saturday, March 4, 2017
Flooded With Fear
By Joni Kamiya @ 7:53 PM :: 6518 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...Hawaii is being used in the fear mongering against farmers -- our story has had a global impact....

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Friday, March 3, 2017
Pesticides, VOG, Mercury? DoH Seminar to Train MDs on Hysteria
By News Release @ 2:21 AM :: 9160 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

This major event for medical professionals is part of Gov. David Ige’s statewide initiative to address community concerns about chronic exposures to pesticides, Vog, lead, mercury and other environmental hazards (allegedly) affecting our keiki....

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Wednesday, March 1, 2017
POTUS Rescinds WOTUS: Hawaii Waters to be Freed of Federal Control
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:22 AM :: 6270 Views :: Environment, Agriculture

By developing a rule that recognizes the need to work with states to address water issues, the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers will be helping the environment, not hurting it....

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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Kauai Dairy Farm Withdraws Final EIS
By News Release @ 11:58 PM :: 7960 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture

... an EIS which they are not required to submit ....

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Friday, February 17, 2017
DOH: Dairy Farm EIS Decision Coming Feb 24
By News Release @ 1:08 AM :: 7277 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture

The extension adds eight calendar days to the 30 calendar days allowed by statute for the approving agency to decide if the FEIS is acceptable....

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Thursday, February 9, 2017
Buffer Zone Bozos Descend on Capitol (again)
By Joni Kamiya @ 9:48 AM :: 6889 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

If you look closely at the activists there, none of any have t-shirt tans or even the slightest hint of field dirt under their nails or on their shoes....

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Monday, February 6, 2017
Hawaii Bills Would Legalize Industrial Hemp; Foundation to Nullify Federal Prohibition
By Selected News Articles @ 10:01 AM :: 6477 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

Farmers in SE Colorado started harvesting the plant in 2013, and farmers in Vermont began harvesting in 2014....

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017
DLNR Seeks Applicants: Commission on Water Resource Management
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 6732 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Hawaii State Government

...for a new term that will begin July 1, 2017 and run for four (4) years....

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