GMO Food (UPDATED) List of Genetically Engineered Food

List of GMO food

GMO food remains unlabeled in the US despite consumers wanting to know (and having the right to know) what they are eating and drinking. Some US companies started voluntarily disclosing that their food products are made using genetic engineering, yet they don’t specify exactly which…

Organic Hawaii Part of Good Food Org Guide!

Organic Hawaii Good Food Org Guide

OrganicHawaii is honored and excited to be selected as part of the FoodTank and James Beard Foundation 3rd annual GOOD FOOD Org Guide featuring organizations creating a better food system across the United States! You can download the guide for FREE here. Food Tank is a leading…

Kauai Canoe Plant Festival 2016

Canoe Plant Festival Celebrates National Farm-to-School Month KALIHIWAI – On October 16th, 2016 Malama Kauai will host a Canoe Plant Festival gathering to celebrate National Farm-to-School Month and the fall harvest at their Community Farm in Kalihiwai Ridge from 10am to 5pm. A wide…

Action Alert! Support Hawaii Organic Farms

Action Alert Support Organic Hawaii farms

Recently Hawaii became the first state in the US to pass legislation providing tax breaks for local farmers to offset the cost of getting certified organic! This bill would allocate up to $50,000 to each qualifying farm operation to cover such expenses as organic certification costs…

Earth Day 2016 Events in Hawaii

Earth Day 2016 is officially on Friday, April 22nd. Additionally, many Earth Day events in Hawaii will take place on other days during the second half of April. This year’s Earth Day theme is Trees for the Earth! Here’s a growing list of Earth Day events scheduled to take…

GMO Bananas and How to Avoid Them

GMO bananas coming soon! Several GMO banana varieties are currently being developed around the world and have already been approved for experimental growing in field trials in the US (Hawaii), Israel, Australia, and Uganda. Commercial use of genetically modified bananas for food and vaccination purposes…

Hawaii Reports Fewest Honey Bee Deaths in the U.S.

Bumble bee pollinating an organic Hawaii Passion Fruit flower (Lilikoi) on a Maui organic farm

The latest national survey of U.S. beekeepers across all states concluded that on average there was a 42.1% loss of honeybees in their colonies in the U.S. The length of survey was one year and it was conducted by the Bee Informed Partnership from…

Organic Farmers Markets in Hawaii

Organic Farming in Hawaii and worldwide is picking up steam as more and more farmers switch to organic growing. Organic produce availability varies from one Farmers Market to another because not all farmers have switched to organic farming yet. As a result, some Farmers…

Where to get Organic Food in Hawaii?

Hawaii Organic Green

It is becoming increasingly important to seek out healthy organic food due to the fact that toxic food is almost everywhere we turn. Regular non-organic food is grown using synthetic chemicals that are harmful not only to the bugs, the soil, and the ecosystem, but also…