Pesticides in Paradise: Hawaii's Health and Environment at Risk
The chemical industry’s experimentation with pesticide-promoting genetically engineered (GE) crops increasingly threaten Hawaii’s public health, biodiversity and food independence. To curb these threats and raise public awareness about this issue, HCFS has published the groundbreaking, in-depth report Pesticides in Paradise: Hawaii’s Health and Environment at Risk.

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Hawai’i is home to untold biodiversity and some of the most beautiful landscapes on Earth. But did you know that Hawai'i is also ground zero for experimentation of genetically engineered (GE) crops designed to resist ever more toxic chemical pesticides? With GE crops and their accompanying pesticides, the land beloved by residents and visitors alike is slowly being poisoned by five of the largest corporations in the world. Communities in Hawai'i are concerned about the long-term impacts of these chemicals on their health and the health of the land, water, and ocean.

Full Report (English)

Full Report (English)

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Infographic

Infographic

Pesticides in Paradise: Human Health at Risk

Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

Pesticides in Paradise: Overview of the 2017 Hawaii Legislative Session Pesticide Disclosure and Buffer Zones Bills

Buffer Zones

Buffer Zones

Currently, there are at least 27 schools in the state of Hawaii within a mile of large-scale agricultural operations known to use high-volumes of restricted used pesticides. The keiki attending these schools every day must face the risk of exposure to these chemicals through pesticide drift.

Digital Resource Library

Digital Resource Library

These are the resources used in the Hawaii Center for Food Safety 2015 Pesticides in Paradise: Hawaii's Health and Environment at Risk Report.

Webinar

Webinar

Tired of hearing the same industry talking points over and over again, but not sure how to respond? Hawaii Center for Food Safety has taken the time to debunk over 30 of those talking points with simple distilled facts. Watch and listen to Center for Food Safety's Science Policy Analyst, Bill Freese as he breaks down some of the most prominent myths so you can feel confident doing the same.

Annotated Bibliography

Annotated Bibliography

Annotated bibliography for Pesticides in Paradise

Infographic

Infographic

Which food future would you choose and how do you go about building it? Share this infographic and let's start a conversation.

Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet

This fact sheet explains the impact of pesticides on children's health, the incidents of pesticide exposure, the lack of regulation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and why Hawai’i needs to support protections against pesticides.

Executive Summary

Executive Summary

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Infographic

The hidden truth behind pesticide seed companies in Hawaii

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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Japanese Translation

Japanese Translation

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