Why Are We Pro-GMO?

We feel that genetic engineering is an important and crucial technology. Ignorance and myths surrounding this field hinders advancement at best and harms at worst. It’s especially a concern to us as vegans for these reasons: Animal testing: Insisting on unfounded safety testing leads to more animals being harmed in order to perform this...

Continue reading

Maui Nei

The 25-passenger van slammed into a deep trench. Rotarians and court reporters bounced out of their seats. The abused van’s windows rattled while keeping heat and dust at bay. A small air conditioner at the rear of the vehicle provided marginal cooling. Driver Tony Vierra – one of only two men allowed to take...

Continue reading

Rural Hawaii to be Heard

Hawaii Rural Development Council News Release As a part of a nation-wide movement, a rural community-improvement council is asking Molokai’s mana`o for how to increase economic opportunities. The Hawaii Rural Development Council (HRDC) seeks your input, concerns, success stories, and ideas on issues related to rural communities in Hawaii. State Rural Development Councils nationwide...

Continue reading

Sustainably Engineered Organic

There is a place for GMO. Check out this article from the “Wired Blog.” It makes a very lucid argument for the necessity of genetically engineered crops in sustainable agriculture.  Sustainably Engineered Organic By Bruce Sterling July 30, 2009   …checklist for truly sustainable agriculture in a global context. It must: Provide abundant safe and...

Continue reading
Scroll to top