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Wednesday, April 23, 2014         

KAUAI: BOUNCING BACK


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Seeds of division

The recent battle over GMO legislation made clear that swiftly growing friction has “nowhere to hide” on intimate Kauai

By Timothy Hurley

~~<p>The pitched battle over the so-called anti-GMO bill on Kauai has simmered down for now, but the clash left the island bloodied, bruised and a little wobbly after laying bare a festering schism.</p>
<p>&quot;It's a civil war, I gotta tell you,&quot; said Jerry Ornellas, president of the Kaua'i County Farm Bureau. &quot;It's family against family. I've never seen anything like it. The community is deeply divided.&quot;</p>
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The pitched battle over the so-called anti-GMO bill on Kauai has simmered down for now, but the clash left the island bloodied, bruised and a little wobbly after laying bare a festering schism.

"It's a civil war, I gotta tell you," said Jerry Ornellas, president of the Kaua'i County Farm Bureau. "It's family against family. I've never seen anything like it. The community is deeply divided." Login for more...



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