Browsing the "Hawaii" Tag

Maui GMO Moratorium Passes in a Close Race

November 5th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

There was some not-so-great GMO news from yesterday's election, but in Hawaii non-GMO advocates have something to celebrate! The Maui GMO moratorium passed by a narrow margin


Documentary Short Looks at Monsanto’s Hold on Hawaii

June 22nd, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

Monsanto and other biotech firms have used Hawai’i as a seed laboratory for decades. In fact, a majority of the GMO seed corn sold to farmers in the midwest comes from Hawai’i. As oil prices continue to rise and the cost of importing fresh food from 2500 miles away goes with it, Hawai’i is reconsidering the wisdom of plantation crops that don’t feed its people



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