Battle over GMO on the Big IslandUPDATED 7:32 AM HST Jun 12, 2014Video Transcript
On the Big Island .. Several Big Island agriculture groups have filed a 2ND lawsuit against Hawaii County -- over genetically modified organisms. They say a county law that went into effect 6 months ago will "severely limit" -- already established and accepted crops. An attorney for the plaintiffs says -- regulation is up to the federal government -- NOT the county. Lawmakers who introduced the bill -- call the challenges "outrageous."