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Occupy Hilo Light Brigade and GMO Free Hawaii Island team up for a joint action to raise awareness about GMOs
(Occupy Hilo)
feature March 19, 2015

Pesticides in Paradise

Hawai’i has quietly undergone an agricultural revolution whereby chemical companies treat the islands as pesticide testing grounds for GE crops, but communities are fighting back.

case November 24, 2014

Defending Maui Residents from Pesticides and GE Contamination

A coalition of Maui and Molokaʻi residents, farmers, and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice, has filed papers in Honolulu federal district court to defend the County of Maui’s recently passed genetically engineered (GE) crop safety initiative from a legal challenge by multinational chemical companies. The ballot initiative prohibits…

document November 24, 2014

Motion to Intervene

A coalition of Maui and Moloka‘i residents, farmers, and public interest groups, represented by Center for Food Safety and Earthjustice, has filed papers in Honolulu federal district court to defend the County of Maui’s recently passed genetically engineered crop safety initiative from a legal challenge by multinational chemical companies.

Chlorpyrifos is one of most widely-used pesticides in the U.S. and is responsible for a large percentage of pesticide poisonings reported.
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Press Release November 24, 2014

Coalition Steps in to Defend Maui Residents from Pesticides and GE Contamination

Files to protect citizen-approved GE crop moratorium and impact study ordinance