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Kauai OKs Building Permits for Dairy Farm Backed by eBay Founder Omidyar Screenshot of HawaiiDairyFarms.com

Kauai OKs Building Permits for Dairy Farm Backed by eBay Founder Omidyar

The company is conducting a voluntary environmental impact analysis in hopes of alleviating neighbors' concerns.
Fightland Features Kauai Mayoral Candidate’s Fight Against GMOs Sophie Cocke/ Civil Beat

Fightland Features Kauai Mayoral Candidate’s Fight Against GMOs

New video explains former pro surfer, MMA fighter Dustin Barca's battle against Monsanto, Syngenta.
Report: Kauai Resort Sold For $343 Million to Thai-Chinese Investor Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Report: Kauai Resort Sold For $343 Million to Thai-Chinese Investor

It's one of the first major investments from China in Hawaii, Pacific Business News reported.
Federal Judge Invalidates Kauai’s Anti-GMO Law PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Federal Judge Invalidates Kauai’s Anti-GMO Law

UPDATE: Officials on the Big Island and in Maui County are analyzing the implications of Monday's court decision striking down Kauai's regulations on GMO farming and pesticides.
Is Kauai Pro-GMO? Primary Election Results Suggest So Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Is Kauai Pro-GMO? Primary Election Results Suggest So

The issue spurred many people on the neighbor islands to run for office. The results may be telling.
Planned Kauai Dairy Farm Backed by eBay Founder Omidyar Reduces Project Size Screenshot of Ulupono Initiative website

Planned Kauai Dairy Farm Backed by eBay Founder Omidyar Reduces Project Size

The dairy will start off with 650-699 cows rather than 1,800 cows as originally planned.
Cost Rises for Kauai Lawsuit Defending Disclosure Law on GMOs, Pesticides Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Cost Rises for Kauai Lawsuit Defending Disclosure Law on GMOs, Pesticides

The county has requested an additional $50,000, bringing total cost of case against biotechnology companies to $125,000
Kauai Developer Sues to Block New Dairy Backed by eBay Founder Pierre Omidyar Screenshot of Ulupono Initiative website

Kauai Developer Sues to Block New Dairy Backed by eBay Founder Pierre Omidyar

The owner of Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa and the Poipu Bay Golf Course wants the planned dairy to be declared a nuisance.
Kauai Bill Would Remove Tax Benefits for Crop Research

Kauai Bill Would Remove Tax Benefits for Crop Research

State officials, landowners and seed industry representatives criticize the proposal.
Center for Food Safety, Earthjustice Join Case to Defend Kauai GMO Law Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Center for Food Safety, Earthjustice Join Case to Defend Kauai GMO Law

A federal judge approved a motion by several groups to intervene in a lawsuit filed by seed companies.
Governor’s Nominee to Board of Land and Natural Resources Draws Criticism

Governor’s Nominee to Board of Land and Natural Resources Draws Criticism

Critics say choosing the manager of a company with a contested development project would send wrong message.
Kapu For Kipu Falls on Kauai

Kapu For Kipu Falls on Kauai

Grove Farm makes "difficult decision" after lawsuits, failed attempt to censor guide books.
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