#anti gmo maui

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Anti-GMO Groups Host Sign Waving Demonstration
A coalition of grassroots groups host a sign waving demonstration on Maui today in an effort to bring attention to health and welfare issues relating to genetically modified organisms, and GMO farming.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Maui Votes “YES” on GMO Moratorium
Maui voters have approved an initiative that places a moratorium on GMO cultivation in Maui County. A total of 23,082 people vote YES in favor of the moratorium, representing 50.2% of the vote, while 22,005 people voted against the measure for a very close 47.9% of the vote.
Monday, October 27, 2014
PHOTOS: Anti-GMO Group Holds Rally Ahead of November Vote
The rally comes ahead of the November 4 general election, in which voters will be given the opportunity to vote for or against the initiative.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Ask the Mayor: GMO Ballot Question Interpretation
Mayor Arakawa provides clarification on the GMO ballot initiative. He responds to an inquiry about ballot language and where to go for more information.
Friday, June 06, 2014
Anti-GMO Group Gets Required Number of Signatures
A petition calling for a moratorium on the cultivation of genetically engineered organisms in Maui County has received the required number of signatures to advance for potential placement on the upcoming election ballot, county officials announced today.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
VIDEO: Mayor Reserves Judgement on GMO Debate
“I’m not going to argue one way or the other, because it’s going to be up to the different groups to be able to make their point publicly about it. As the administrator, we’ll administrate whatever rules are in place and we’ll see where it goes from there,” said Mayor Arakawa in an exclusive interview today.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Anti-GMO Group Needs 4K More Signatures to Get on Maui Ballot
A petition seeking a moratorium on the cultivation of genetically-engineered organisms or GMOs in Maui County is thousands of signatures shy of the amount required to be placed on the November ballot.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Maui Petition Filed Against GMO Industry, Monsanto Responds
A total of 9,500 signatures were submitted to the County on Monday as part of a petition calling for the suspension of genetically-engineered operations and practices in Maui County.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Maui Anti-GMO March Comes Ahead of Petition Deadline
An estimated 1,000 to 2,000 people participated in an anti-GMO march and rally held on Sunday as a deadline nears to obtain signatures for a petition calling for the suspension of genetically engineered operations and practices in Maui County.