East Maui Demands Veto on Special Interest Legislation HB2501

Honolulu, Hawai‘i – With all of Hawai‘i watching, the Hawai‘i State Senate voted 17 in favor and 8 opposed to bestow status enabling sugar conglomerate, Alexander & Baldwin (A&B), to continue a 130-year reign of water control over Maui’s east side. Senator Riviere’s testimony in opposition provided factual details of the existing court ruling and […]

The Great Heart of Waiokane

Wailua Nui’s Ed Wendt featured in Na Loea: The Masters series. Fulfilling a soldier’s duty to preserve life, Edward Wendt personifies servant leadership with a tenacious resolve to fight for what is right. A Vietnam War veteran and a strong advocate for native Hawaiian rights, he used ancestral knowledge to survive in both scenarios. Ed […]

Early Attendance Suggested for BF70 March 10th Meeting

Maui County Budget & Finance Committee BF70 is back for decision making. This Thursday 3/10 at 5:00 pm is the continuation of the BF-70 committee hearing. Early arrival is being suggested because the doors to the County Building will be locked at 5:00. #Farmers and #Ranchers are encouraged to be in attendance. Related BF70 (nicknamed […]

HFUU Convention Largest Ever for Growing Organization

Three day event on Maui features many presentations and enthusiastic crowd Hawaii Farmers Union United (HFFU) hosted the 2015 convention at the Maui Tropical Plantation in Waikapu. The three day event ran from Friday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 15 and drew a large and enthusiastic crowd consisting of HFUU members, elected officials, would-be candidates, […]

Response to Little Fire Ants (LFA) in Nahiku

Here are the roles of various agencies involved in the Little Fire Ants (LFA) infestation in Nāhiku (east Maui): Hawaii Ant Lab (HAL): Based in Hilo, HAL is the entity in Hawai‘i with the most expertise regarding little fire ants. HAL sets treatment protocols and directs overall operations for LFA infestations on Maui and elsewhere […]

Welcome to Farmers Voice Hawai‘i

E Komo Mai ~ Welcome, to Farmers Voice Hawai‘i! This news, information, and opinion forum is dedicated to farmers, ranchers, and fishermen in Hawai‘i. It was inspired by the absence of farm story-telling in mainstream news sources. The pressure to put forth the most interesting farm topics in hopes of some coverage by other news […]