Hawaii counties cannot impose local safety bans on GMOs and pesticides, federal court rules

Hawaii counties cannot impose local safety bans on GMOs and pesticides, federal court rules

Monsanto, Syngenta and other seed companies that farm in Hawaii won a significant victory after a federal appeals court ruled ...

U.S. Appeals Court will hear 3 cases testing counties authority to regulate GMO farming

The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The 9th U.S. Circuit ...
Maui County's GMO ban overturned by federal judge

Maui County’s GMO ban overturned by federal judge

A federal judge has invalidated Maui County’s moratorium on genetically engineered crops that voters approved last fall. Judge Susan Mollway ...

Maui locals sue in attempt to stop anti-GMO voter initiative

A group of Maui County residents and organizations are suing in an attempt to stop a county voter initiative to ...

Opponents of GMO labeling in Vermont use Hawaii court ruling to try to block Center for Food Safety intervention

Opponents of Vermont’s new GMO labeling law are citing a recent federal court ruling in Hawaii to try to block ...
What's the future of Hawaii anti-GMO legislation in wake of rejection of Kaua'i ban?

What’s the future of Hawaii anti-GMO legislation in wake of rejection of Kaua’i ban?

A federal judge has struck down Kauai County’s ordinance requiring more disclosure from biotechnology companies about pesticide use and genetically ...

Hawaii’s anti-GMO SHAKA movement not disclosing campaign donations

While the issue of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in agriculture has been a highly charged political issue in Hawaii for ...

Anti-GMO non-profits try to intervene in lawsuit against Hawaii’s GM crop ban

National nonprofits Earthjustice and Center for Food Safety, along with Big Island farmers Nancy Redfeather, Marilyn Howe and Rachel Laderman, ...

Do Hawaii counties have authority to regulate GM crops and pesticides?

The question of whether or not counties have the authority to regulate pesticide use and genetically engineered crops was at ...
Molokai voters have most to lose but least to say in Maui's proposed GMO ban

Molokai voters have most to lose but least to say in Maui’s proposed GMO ban

Samson Kaahanui wakes up every weekday on the Hoolehua homestead, pulls on a neon long-sleeved shirt and goes to work ...

Proposed Maui GMO ban would shut farms, spike unemployment, cost millions

Hawaii’s rising movement against genetically modified farming has seen successes in Kauai County and Hawaii County, but the latest proposal ...

Farmers and biotech industry fight Hawaii County’s ‘crippling’ GMO ban

Several Big Island farmers and flower growers, along with a national trade organization representing the biotech industry, have filed a ...

Anti-GMO SHAKA Movement paying $5 per signature collected in support of petition to ban GMOs in Maui

Activists pushing for a moratorium on genetically modified farming in Maui County are stepping up their efforts to gather signatures ...
Hawaii 'grassroots' anti-GMO rebellion run by Washington-based Center for Food Safety

Hawaii ‘grassroots’ anti-GMO rebellion run by Washington-based Center for Food Safety

On the 11th floor of the Gold Bond Building, on the edge downtown Honolulu, is the brain trust of Hawaii’s ...

Anti-GMO organizations join lawsuit defending Kauai ban

A federal judge has agreed to allow the Center for Food Safety, Earthjustice and several other organizations to join a lawsuit to defend ...
Hawaii: Time for the state legislature to weigh in on GMOs

Hawaii: Time for the state legislature to weigh in on GMOs

Now that the 2014 legislative session has begun, Hawaii lawmakers are deciding whether the state should have a role in ...

Environmentalists push for GMO labeling in Hawaii

The following is an excerpt. HONOLULU (AP) — Environmental groups are urging Hawaii lawmakers to require all genetically modified food ...