Moths Alert In hopes to biologically control toxic fireweed, which plagues Hawaii livestock, entomologists have begun to ramp up the growth of the Madagascan fireweed moth, a species whose larvae feeds upon the weed. Gaining federal approval on Dec. 6, researchers are hoping to release more than one million moths next year.
IRT Charity Institute for Responsible Technology is asking for donations to build momentum toward supporting awareness of GMOs. Donations will be directed toward translating a documentary by Jeffrey Smith, Genetic Roulette–The Gamble of Our Lives, and also to support efforts in introducing bills for labeling GMO produce.
Check-Out Hunger Until Jan. 16, shoppers at participating supermarkets–Don Quijote, Kokua Market, Safeway, Tamura’s and Times–can help out Hawaii Foodbank’s 19th Annual “Check-Out Hunger” holiday program. Donations are made in three amounts: $2.81, $12.43 and $16.84, which each sponsor different amounts of food.
A Rumor Waipahu-based, Hawaiian food-serving Highway Inn has just snagged a lease for a new Kakaako location. Their 64-year old menu highlights local favorites such as poke, chicken long rice and kalua pig, as well as plate lunch staples including pork chops and loco moco.
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