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Kauai residents have right to know about use of pesticides

By Andrea Brower

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 17, 2013

~~<p>Born, raised and educated on Kauai, I was brought up with an ethic of care for this land, its future and the people of this aina. I was also taught that we have kuleana to stand up for what is right, just and in the service of the common good &mdash; and that sometimes we must struggle for what is pono.</p>
<p>The movement on Kauai to protect our land, water and communities from the impacts of the agrochemical-GMO (genetically modified organism) industry is reflective of this deep sense of responsibility that my generation feels for our home and one another. We know that the decisions being made today will shape our future and that of many generations to follow.</p>
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Born, raised and educated on Kauai, I was brought up with an ethic of care for this land, its future and the people of this aina. I was also taught that we have kuleana to stand up for what is right, just and in the service of the common good — and that sometimes we must struggle for what is pono.

The movement on Kauai to protect our land, water and communities from the impacts of the agrochemical-GMO (genetically modified organism) industry is reflective of this deep sense of responsibility that my generation feels for our home and one another. We know that the decisions being made today will shape our future and that of many generations to follow. Login for more...



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