Letters

GMO no contest

I am completely against all GMOs in Hawai’i [“Biotech Bid,” Nov. 7]. I am not anti-science at all. In fact, science and research (except research done by/paid for/reported falsely by those who profit from GMOs) proves how harmful GMOs and related research are. They are polluting the earth and harming plants, water, air, animals and humans. Even the FDA is not reliable. Hawaiians have woken up to the fact that big business is not usually in [our] best interest. We appreciate our environment and native plants as well as our health.

Jen via [HonoluluWeekly.com]

Most of the people here in Hawaii are against GMO crops, food and seeds. Say no to GMO and leave these paid to play “farmers” owned by the chemical companies where they are. Don’t pay them to come here to try to deceive us, we already know the truth.

“nightnursehawaii” via [HonoluluWeekly.com]

You want more open field tests and to grow GM crops that can’t be recalled in the endangered species capital of the world?! Chemical companies are experimenting and growing GM seed crops here for export exposing us to genetic pollution through cross pollination and chemical dumping, not to mention depleting our water systems to grow frankencrops. Monsanto is asking for more millions of gallons of water on Oahu as back-up, DOW is wanting to drill for more water on Kauai . . . Not to mention more and more chemicals are used over time on GM crops as weeds and bugs become resistant to the chemicals creating more problematic weeds and insect pests.

Keanuenue via [HonoluluWeekly.com]

We need less poison spray on the ‘aina, not more. GMO = Get Maui Organic! Lets use science to promote pesticide-free and healthy ecosystems, not narrow minded monoculture that benefits a few seed companies and their shareholders. We do not want roundup sprayed food, jeez, who can argue with that?

Simon Russell via [HonoluluWeekly.com]