Hawaii Unites is Raising Funds to Challenge the Maui BioPesticide Mosquito Experiment in Environmental Court Demand an Environmental Impact Statement! The Department of Land and Natural Resources, proposing/determining agency for the biopesticide mosquito experiment on Maui, published their Final Environmental Assessment (EA) and Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) in the 4/8/23 issue of The Environmental […]
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Natural Birthing Needs Urgent Support in Hawai‘i
Midwives Assert Cultural and Natural Birthing Rights with Sit-In at the Hawai‘i State Capitol to Decriminalize Traditional and Indigenous Hawaiian Midwifery SiGN PETiTiON: Legal Protection for Traditional Cultural Midwifery in Hawai’i 2023 Legislative session A law that protects traditional and Hawaiian indigenous midwifery practices from criminality and cultural erasure is set to expire on July […]
Oppose BioPesticide Mosquitoes by Wed. 3/8 to BLNR
Send Testimony by Weds 3/8 to BLNR to Oppose BioPesticide Mosquitoes Demand an Environmental Impact Statement The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be discussing the planned biopesticide mosquito experiment at their next Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) meeting on Friday, March 10, 2023 at 9:15am. We need […]
Where is Maui Safe Sleeping Parking Lot?
Maui County 2023 Safe Parking Pilot Project Tragedy Another Exercise in DeterminationExercise in Determination: OK, we’re fit already! Upon it’s inception, it was impossible to anticipate all the twists and turns or the shear amount of time and energy, and lack of will to keep this project on track – ultimately to be “shelved.” This […]
Wolbachia Mosquito Control Technique Being Reviewed
Wolbachia Update #3 Mahalo to everyone for sending in your comments to the Maui Environmental Assessment for the State of Hawaii’s planned “Mosquito Control Research Using Wolbachia-based Incompatible Insect Technique” project. Our comments are being reviewed, and the state will be responding in the weeks ahead. Comments on the Hawaii Department of Agriculture’s application to […]
Wolbachia Mosquitoes: Call to Action!
Wolbachia Mosquitoes: Call to Action! As the holidays approach, the State of Hawaii and its multi-agency partnership Birds, Not Mosquitoes have given us the gift of the release of not only their Maui Environmental Assessment (EA) for their biopesticide experiment, “Mosquito Control Research Using Wolbachia-based Incompatible Insect Technique,” but also a Solicitation of Public Comment […]
Wolbachia Mosquitoes in Hawaii: Update
Wolbachia Mosquitoes in Hawaii: Update Many of you have reached out in recent weeks to inquire about action steps that can be taken in opposition to Hawaii’s proposed biopesticide mosquito experiment. As we wait for updates from the state regarding Environmental Assessments in progress, please take the time to share information about this project with […]
Recap of Resource Recovery Maui 2022
This page is still being updated, Mahalo for your patience Resource Recovery Maui 2022: Reclaiming Water Amazing collection of Maui’s intellectuals, stewards and water warriors, this page will be continuously updated and host the improved videos from the event-day. #RRMaui2022 Event moderator Jordan Hocker is is running for the Maui County Council Upcountry seat. Farmers […]
Wolbachia Mosquitoes in Hawaii: Unsettled Science (Part 2)
via Wolbachia Mosquitoes in Hawaii: Unsettled Science Part 2 On June 28, 2022, the Hawaii Board of Agriculture approved the addition of three mosquitoes to the List of Restricted Animals in anticipation of the planned biopesticide IIT experiment in Hawaii’s native bird habitats. The initial process for bringing these mosquitoes into the state has also […]
Wolbachia Mosquitoes in Hawaii: Unsettled Science (Part 1)
via Tia Lia Maui, Hawai‘i Wolbachia Mosquitoes in Hawaii: Unsettled Science (Part 1) Public outcry seems to have fallen on deaf ears as the State of Hawaii moves forward with its plan to release biopesticide laboratory-reared Wolbachia bacteria-inoculated mosquitoes on Maui and Kauai, with future expansion of the project to additional islands. Serious concerns have […]
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