Eo Lono!'s Blog – April 2008 Archive (2)

Kalo at the Heart of Hearing

Most residents back county resolutions for cultural reasons



by Nathan Eagle - THE GARDEN ISLAND



More than a dozen residents opposed to genetically modified taro hoisted the culturally important plant and flaunted “protect your roots” shirts behind farmers who testified before the Kaua‘i County Council, yesterday, at the Historic County Building.



The council has proposed resolutions supporting three bills pending at the state Legislature that would impose a… Continue

Added by Eo Lono! on April 1, 2008 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Kauai County Council Votes No GMO Kalo!

Resolution supports 10-year moratorium



by Nathan Eagle - THE GARDEN ISLAND



A deeply rooted community debate over the future of a culturally important crop on Kaua‘i climaxed late Thursday night at the Historic County Building.



After hearing hours of heartfelt pleas and hopeful comments from farmers and scientists, keiki and kupuna, the County Council passed a resolution supporting a bill pending in the state Legislature that would place a 10-year moratorium on… Continue

Added by Eo Lono! on April 1, 2008 at 2:03pm — No Comments

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