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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.

Slideshow: Saving Hawaii’s Rarest Orchid

Experience a "pepalicious" day in the bogs of Kauai.
Hawaii’s Three Native Orchids

Hawaii’s Three Native Orchids

Islands have only three native orchids, and the Platanthera holochila is rarest of them all.
Saving Hawaii’s Rarest Orchid

Saving Hawaii’s Rarest Orchid

A "pepalicious" day in the bogs of Kauai, a journey to the site of Kauai’s last known wild Platanthera.
Hawaiian Rights Fight Lands at Supreme Court

Hawaiian Rights Fight Lands at Supreme Court

Justices ask about religion in case about restricted access.
Kauai Bird Plan OK With Feds, Not Yet With State

Kauai Bird Plan OK With Feds, Not Yet With State

Hawaii still asking electric company to do environmental review.
Two Arrested In Kauai Goat Killing

Two Arrested In Kauai Goat Killing

UPDATED Kauai police take two men into custody; dairy offered $11,000 reward in goat slaying.
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