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Monsanto’s Alex Mangayayam (right) explains the company’s drip irrigation system to  Nature Conservancy Moloka‘i staff members Russell Kallstrom (left) and Wailana Moses (center).  File photo courtesy,  Monsanto Moloka‘i.
Monsanto Hawaiʻi Offers Science Education Grants
September 5th, 2014 · 41 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business

The program is open to public schools serving students at the intermediate, high school, and college grade levels on the islands of Maui, Molokaʻi, and Oʻahu.

Photo courtesy Monsanto Hawaii.
LETTER: Expert’s Line-by-Line Rebuttal of GMO Moratorium
June 13th, 2014 · 30 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Discussion

“A review of this section reveals … a lack of supporting evidence for claims made, and a disregard for the voluminous findings in mainstream science over the past two decades on the benefits and risks of genetically engineered crops.”

SHAKA Movement rally and petition signing, May 27, 2014.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: Anti-GMO Group Turns in Remaining Signatures
May 27th, 2014 · 77 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Members of the SHAKA Movement rallied in front of the county building in Wailuku today before delivering a final list of signatures to the County Clerk’s office in support of a moratorium on the cultivation of genetically-engineered organisms or GMOs in Maui County.

The SHAKA Movement's GMO Petition still needs 3,745 more signatures in the next 20 days in order to be included in the November ballot. Maui Now Graphic.
Anti-GMO Group Needs 4K More Signatures to Get on Maui Ballot
May 22nd, 2014 · 57 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

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.

Anti-GMO rally, Sunday, March 30, 2014. Photo by Rodney S. Yap.
Maui Petition Filed Against GMO Industry, Monsanto Responds
April 8th, 2014 · 174 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

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.

Baldwin High School’s Robotics Team is one of the recipients of Monsanto Hawaii’s Science Education Fund. Baldwin High was a member of a three-team alliance that took first place at the FIRST Hawaii Regionals robotics competition in April 2013. Photo courtesy Monsanto Hawaiʻi.
Monsanto Education Fund Awards $12,000 to Hawaiʻi Schools
January 7th, 2014 · 10 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Fourteen Hawaiʻi public schools and educational organizations were recently awarded more than $12,000 in grants from the Monsanto Hawaiʻi Science Education Fund.

Monsanto is providing DEKALB corn hybrid seeds free of charge to corn farmers with extensive crop damage so they may replant flooded or damaged fields as soon as possible. Photo courtesy Monsanto Hawaiʻi.
Monsanto to Aid Philippine Farmers Devastated by Typhoon
November 25th, 2013 · 21 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Monsanto says the support effort is expected to total more than $400,000, and includes: short-term relief of food and water; rebuilding homes of farmers; donating corn seed; and offering employee donation matches to further enhance relief effort.

Monsanto’s Carol Reimann (third from left) and David Stoltzfus (on far right) host a luncheon for grant recipients (pictured left to right): Carlayna Nakamura and Dave Jorgensen of the Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation, Carol Reimann, Captain Lee Mainaga and Chief Jeff Murray of the Maui County Fire & Public Safety Department, Tony Kreig of Hale Makua Health Services and David Stoltzfus.  Photo by: Monsanto
Monsanto Donates $44,800 to Human Services on Maui
September 30th, 2013 · 23 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Business

The Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of the Monsanto Company, issued a total of $44,800 in grant funds to various county agencies and non-profit groups on Maui, the company announced.

Kahului, Maui - Rally against GMOs.  Photo by Rodney Yap.
PHOTOS: Maui Rally Against GMO Draws Strong Turnout
March 23rd, 2013 · 6 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

“What an amazing show of Maui speaking out. I was totally blown away by the energy of the massive crowd. For me it was about caring about our community’s health, our right to know what’s in the food we eat…”

The week-long demonstration comes of the heels of a separate protest in October, organized by Millions Against Monsanto Hawaii, which raised similar concerns over GMO crops.  File photo by Madeline Ziecker.
Monsanto Responds as Maui Occupy Group Launches Demonstration
January 23rd, 2012 · 50 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

A week of Occupy Wall Street Maui events kick off today with the establishment of an encampment near the Monsanto offices in Kihei. Company officials respond to the planned demonstration.

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