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Saturday, January 28, 2017
FSMA: Unknown Regulatory Threat Leaves Agriculture in Limbo
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:27 PM :: 5516 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business
“The little guy gets squeezed out.”
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Thursday, January 26, 2017
Farm Bureau: 12 Anti-Agriculture Bills Introduced to Legislature
By News Release @ 3:05 PM :: 8079 Views :: Agriculture, Greenmail, GMOs

...Bills that could increase the regulatory and financial burdens on Hawaii farmers....

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Hawaii Bill Would Legalize Raw Milk Sales
By News Release @ 3:53 AM :: 4559 Views :: Agriculture

A bill introduced in the Hawaii House would legalize raw milk sales in the state, taking an important step toward nullifying a federal prohibition scheme....

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Monday, January 23, 2017
Government Mandates on Local Farmers
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:47 PM :: 4602 Views :: Agriculture

...Baylen Linnekin is the author of Biting the Hand that Feeds Us....

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017
State Announces 10-Year Invasive Species Plan
By News Release @ 1:57 PM :: 6629 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Law Enforcement

...the State’s first interagency and comprehensive biosecurity plan to protect Hawai‘i’s agriculture, environment, economy and health....

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Friday, January 6, 2017
Report: Only 46% of HC&S Cane Workers Find New Jobs
By News Release @ 9:51 PM :: 8624 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture, Labor

The sole purpose of the taskforce was to help the 675 workers who were laid off last year....

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Friday, January 6, 2017
Story of Hope
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:46 AM :: 6744 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...so many kids never get the chance to see a real working farm....

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Sunday, January 1, 2017
Video: Hawaii GMO Papaya Real Solutions Real Lives
By Video @ 2:45 PM :: 6391 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

Hawaii is now the newest member of the Cornell Alliance for Science for global network....

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Saturday, December 17, 2016
Maui Says Aloha to Island’s Last Sugar Cane Producer
By Selected News Articles @ 2:05 PM :: 6305 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture

...the end of 145 years of harvesting and processing sugar cane on Maui....

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Thursday, December 15, 2016
EPA files complaint against Syngenta for farmworker safety violations on Kauai
By News Release @ 5:47 PM :: 8786 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

EPA is seeking civil penalties of over $4.8 million....

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Thursday, December 15, 2016
One More Time: State Tries to Reason with Anti-GMO Lunatics
By News Release @ 1:23 AM :: 8274 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

Conversion therapy....

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Friday, December 9, 2016
We are Voyagers
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:57 PM :: 8554 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii History, GMOs

...Getting astray on hobby activism that really doesn’t solve an issue won’t guide a people forward....

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Thursday, December 8, 2016
Trump’s Pick for EPA Has a History of Fighting the Agency
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:28 PM :: 7098 Views :: Energy, Environment, Agriculture

Pruitt led the fight against the Clean Power Plan, the Waters of the United States rule, and the Renewable Fuel Standard....

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016
DLNR Seeks Volunteers for Water Security Advisory Group
By News Release @ 8:48 PM :: 6880 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Hawaii State Government

The Chairperson of DLNR will review the applications and select individuals that are deemed qualified to serve on the Water Security Advisory Group per the requirements of Act 172....

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Health Department Sets Public Hearings on Changes to Food Safety Code
By News Release @ 2:14 AM :: 6333 Views :: Agriculture, Small Business

...public hearings on Hawaii Island, Maui, Oahu, and Kauai from Dec. 5-9, 2016....

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Rep Clift Tsuji Dies
By News Release @ 7:07 PM :: 9150 Views :: Democratic Party, Agriculture, Politicians, GMOs
“...a strong voice for the people and a staunch advocate for Hawaii’s agriculture community....
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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Brewbaker: The Future of Agriculture on Maui
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:35 PM :: 6336 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture
Thursday, October 27th, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM, Maui Country Club, Paia
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Monday, October 17, 2016
Life Changers
By Joni Kamiya @ 8:47 PM :: 6409 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...via Skype at the Voice of Farmers event held concurrently during the Monsanto Tribunal at The Hague....

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Sunday, October 16, 2016
Lessons from the Farm
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:53 PM :: 5266 Views :: Agriculture

...spend hours on your feet putting stickers on thousands of papayas....

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Thursday, October 6, 2016
Indiana Seed Producer Buys Kauai Seed Farm from BASF
By News Release @ 12:49 PM :: 7440 Views :: Kauai County, Agriculture, GMOs

Beck’s, the largest family-owned, retail seed company in the United States....

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Thursday, September 29, 2016
Maui County Buys Haiku Sugar Lots for Nature Preserve and Organic Ag Park
By News Release @ 8:55 PM :: 5991 Views :: Maui County, Agriculture

...267.74 acres of former plantation land for $9.49 million....

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Make Loud Noise
By Joni Kamiya @ 11:25 PM :: 6216 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...loud noises are only temporary....

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Thursday, September 22, 2016
The State is a Terrible Farmer...and Businessperson
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 10:26 PM :: 5072 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii State Government

Four years ago, the state acquired 1,200 acres of farmland....

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Monday, September 19, 2016
Screaming Haole Papaya Chopper Returns to Farm—to Apologize
By Joni Kamiya @ 3:30 AM :: 6728 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

Every once in awhile, some of them will piece the information together....

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Saturday, September 17, 2016
Strong leadership is needed to promote agricultural growth
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:01 AM :: 5568 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...agriculture can be held back by regulation, politics, and policies....

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Thursday, September 15, 2016
For the Love of Family
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:40 AM :: 5646 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...what’s happening on our farms....

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Fifty Years of Seed in the Fiftieth State
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 5342 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...report on the seed industry in Hawaii produced by Dr. Paul Brewbaker for the Hawaii Crop Improvement Association....

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Thursday, September 8, 2016
Harsh Realities
By Joni Kamiya @ 7:25 PM :: 4956 Views :: Agriculture, GMOs

...it needs to be mandatory for every policymaker to come and work on the farm before they can even talk about what policies they want to make....

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Thursday, September 8, 2016
Full Text: Ige Announces 10-Point ‘Biosecurity’ Plan
By News Release @ 5:57 PM :: 5033 Views :: Environment, Agriculture

...there are more than 8 million visitors annually....

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Friday, August 5, 2016
Hawaii Seed Crop Worth $151M—Up 7%
By News Release @ 10:24 PM :: 4214 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii Statistics

...This increase is the first in the industry since the 2011- 12 crop year....

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Friday, August 5, 2016
UH Law Prof: White Milk is Racist Food Oppression
By Selected News Articles @ 10:18 PM :: 5801 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 :: 9200 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 :: 6410 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 :: 6649 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 :: 5659 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 :: 6841 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 :: 5544 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 :: 11723 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 :: 5952 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 :: 7749 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 :: 4213 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 :: 3718 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 :: 5478 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 :: 6333 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 :: 7417 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 :: 9256 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 :: 5633 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 :: 5868 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 :: 5169 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 :: 5282 Views :: Agriculture, Labor

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

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