Three Island Anti-GMO Rally

SOURCE: Mandala Ethnic Arts (MandalaEthnicArts@maui.net)
SUBHEAD: Tuesday, February 21st effort to convince Hawaii legislature to label GMO products.  

By Mandala Ethnic Artson 18 February 2012 in Island Breath -
   
Image above: Still from video below showing some of the organizers of the demonstrations. 

  OAHU  
WHEN: Tuesday, February 21, 2012, from noon until 5:30pm There will be a GMO labeling rally

WHERE: Hawaii State Capitol building at 415 South Beretania Street, Honolulu.  
Video above: Promotion for GMO labeling demonstration at the Hawaii State Capital. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lWSrak3ohrg)  

KAUAI  
WHERE:
At Papaya's Natural Foods Waipouli Shopping Village, Kapaa  

WHEN:
Meet up at 3:00pm March to Kapaa Library 4:00pm Kauai will march in solidarity with the other islands on Tuesday, February 21 from 4pm to 6pm in Kapaa. On Tuesday February 21st, meet at the lawn in front of Papaya's Natural Foods and Cafe in Kapaa at 3pm. We will gather our signs and our aloha aina. At 4pm we will walk from Papaya's along the mauka sidewalk to the Kapaa library. (Approximately 1.1 mile.)

We will have vehicles near the library to shuttle folks back to their cars. This community walk is to bring awareness to the right to know issue regarding the labeling of GMO food and local issue of chemical spraying in our state by the big 5 chemicial corporations doing genetic engineering experiments and open field testing near our schools and communities. Join GMO-Free Kauai on facebook for more information. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3334925340063&set=o.142345032491898&type=1&ref=nf Mahalo nui loa and malama `aina.

MAUI  
WHERE:
Near the intersection of North Kihei Road and Piilani / Mokulele Highway in Kihei  

WHEN:
Tuesday 12:00pm until 6:30pm Peaceful sign-waving in support of Hawaii GMO Justice Coalition scheduled to coincide with the GMO JUSTICE LABELING RALLY at the State Capitol in Oahu. We will be protesting to call attention to the GMO corn field in full view of the highway and because the legislature is dragging its feet in scheduling hearings for a GMO labeling bill for Hawaii. While this event may have been publicized as occurring between 12 and 2:30, a number of people who wanted to be involved could not arrive until around 3, so the concept of a '2nd shift' was developed, and we expect to see reinforcements arrive around 3 to carry on until 6.

We are also supporting signature gathering for the ballot initiative in CA, beginning Feb 18. Please observe the requirements of Maui County ordinance 12.42, maintaining distances of 6' from the hwy and 50' from the intersection, while participating in this event: http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientID=16289&stateID=11&statename=Hawaii
 


FACEBOOK PAGES
Hawaii GMO Justice Coalition: https://www.facebook.com/HawaiiGMOJustice?ref=ts
GMO Free Maui: https://www.facebook.com/groups/147568151924562/
Occupy Monsanto Maui: https://www.facebook.com/OccupyMonsantoMaui
OWS Maui: https://www.facebook.com/OccupyMaui?sk=info

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2 comments :

  1. May I use the image at the top of this page http://islandbreath.blogspot.com/2012/02/3-island-anti-gmo-rally.html as a graphic to post on my website in the "In the news" section at the bottom of the front page?

    Thank you.

    Martha M Grout, MD, MD(H)

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  2. Aloha Martha,

    We have no control over the image. It is merely a still frame that we grabbed from the video. As far as we are concerned, you are welcome to use it.

    IB Publisher

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