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Friday | JD Supra

Hawaii G-M-O: Kauai County GMO Regs Struck Down in Federal Court

Throughout the year, this space has periodically re-visited the topic of regulating the manufacture and labeling of foods with genetically modified ingredients at the state and federal level.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Friday | The Honolulu Advertiser

Kauai man sentenced to prison in hit-and-run crash

A 37-year-old Princeville motorist was sentenced Thursday to one year in jail for striking a pedestrian with a van and failing to stop to render aid, Kauai County officials said.

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Related Topix: Princeville, HI

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Kauai lawmakers approve 'pay as you throw' trash bill

The Council voted 7-0 Wednesday on Bill 2551, which proposes a Pay as You Throw program and offers residents the choice of using 64-gallon or 96-gallon trash carts.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Agri Marketing

Judge Rules Hawaiin Pesticide, GMO Rule Invalid

JUDGE RULES HAWAIIN PESTICIDE, GMO RULE INVALID Aug. 27, 2014 Agri-Pulse reports: A federal judge ruled over the weekend that a law approved in Kauai of Hawaii regulating the use of pesticides and genetically modified crops is invalid.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 26, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Battle shifts back to Big Island

A federal judge who struck down Kauai County's GMO and pesticide disclosure law will also decide the fate of Hawaii County's ban on most genetically modified crops.

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Related Topix: Hawaii County, HI, Agriculture, Science

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Journal

Coco Palms Resort solar project on Kauai to include battery energy storage system

Kauai's Coco Palms Resort's redevelopment includes a solar photovoltaic system that will include a battery energy storage system.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Honolulu, HI

Reuters

U.S. court overturns law limiting biotech crops on Hawaiian island

A group of global biotech crop companies won a court victory on Monday that blocks enactment of a law passed last year limiting the planting of biotech crops and use of pesticides on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Proposed program encourages Kauai to recycle

The Kauai County Council's Environmental Services, Public Safety and Community Assistance Committee heard a presentation this week by County Engineer Larry Dill and Solid Waste Program Coordinator Allison Fraley on Bill 2551 dubbed the Pay as You Throw ordinance.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KSWO

Photographer sues Bieber over Hawaii altercation

A photographer sued Justin Bieber and one of his bodyguards Wednesday for assault and infliction of emotional distress over an altercation on Hawaiian beach late last year.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

KFVS12

Photographer sues Bieber over Hawaii altercation

Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Photographer sues Bieber over Hawaii altercation

An ex-deputy told jurors Wednesday he failed to note in a report that more gunfire had taken place well after a drunken driver was fatally shot in Texas following an accident that killed two boys, a detail a... A Texas father's claims he did not fatally shoot a drunken driver who caused an accident that killed his two sons seemed to be bolstered ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Fri Aug 15, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Big Island unemployment rate down in July

The Big Island's unemployment rate decreased in July while the statewide unemployment rate held steady for the fourth straight month, according to the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Hawaii County, HI, Maui County, HI

The Honolulu Advertiser

County gets more funds to defend its new ag law

The Council on Wednesday authorized $50,000 for continued special counsel services in a federal lawsuit filed by seed companies.

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KITV-TV

Kauai alots $50K more to GMO lawsuit

The Kauai County Council authorized the transaction yesterday---that's according to the Garden Island newspaper----- bringing the total spent on counsel services in this case to 175-thousand dollars.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Kauai considers charging for trash pickup by pound

The Garden Island reported Wednesday the Kauai County Council is considering a new waste management program dubbed "pay as you throw."

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Kauai offers individual help on real property tax changes

The Kauai County Real Property Assessment Division is offering assistance to residents who want to understand changes to their real property tax bills.

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Related Topix: Lihue, HI

Sun Aug 10, 2014

KITV-TV

Big Island to determine senate race

The U.S. Senate race isn't over between Brian Schatz and Colleen Hanabusa, since two polling places on the Big Island were closed due to Hurricane Iselle.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Iselle, Maui County, HI

Sat Aug 09, 2014

KITV-TV

Iselle weakening as it passes Kauai County

FIRST LET'S CHECK IN WITH THE LATEST ON ISELLE. THAT'S RIGHT, PAULA, ISELLE RIGHT NOW WEAKENING IT'S AS WEAK AS MY VOICE RIGHT NOW.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Weather, Flood, Maui County, HI

Fri Aug 08, 2014

STAR 101.9

Tropical Storm Iselle heading west, Still brings rains and winds

As of 2pm Friday, August 8, 2014, Tropical Storm Iselle was about 155 miles south of Lihue, Kauai and about 120 miles southwest of Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: Lihue, HI, Honolulu, HI, Maui County, HI

Thu Aug 07, 2014

STAR 101.9

Closures this Friday, Weekend on Oahu ahead of Iselle

Kamehameha Schools - ALL education programs, business and community sites on ALL ISLANDS are Closed on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Related Topix: Kaneohe, HI

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