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Opponents for Kauai House seat split on GMOs

By Rosemarie Bernardo

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 31, 2014

~~<p>Three candidates vying for Kauai's 15th House District seat have varying views on the controversial issue of county oversight of the use of pesticides and growth of genetically engineered crops by large agribusinesses.</p>
<p>First-time candidate Dylan Hooser is running against incumbent Rep. James Tokioka in the Democratic primary for the district seat that covers Wailua Homesteads, Lihue and Hanamaulu. Tokioka, who served as House majority whip in 2010, ran unopposed in the 2012 election. The winner will face Republican Steve Yoder, also a first-time candidate.</p>
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Three candidates vying for Kauai's 15th House District seat have varying views on the controversial issue of county oversight of the use of pesticides and growth of genetically engineered crops by large agribusinesses.

First-time candidate Dylan Hooser is running against incumbent Rep. James Tokioka in the Democratic primary for the district seat that covers Wailua Homesteads, Lihue and Hanamaulu. Tokioka, who served as House majority whip in 2010, ran unopposed in the 2012 election. The winner will face Republican Steve Yoder, also a first-time candidate. Login for more...



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