Biocide Decisions for Communities Causes Political Suicide

The recent failures of the Hawai‘i State Legislature have resulted in an elevated reactive public. This last legislative session failed to pass a common sense pesticide disclosure bill, catering to multinational agrochemical companies and absolutely failing to protect local school kids and residents. This is a time wherein Hawai‘i residents sleep with one eye open […]

SenesTech Answers Regarding ContraPest

The following questions were sent to SenesTech on June 23rd, 2017 regarding the safety of their ContraPest product. Their answers were sent in red, as you see below, 10+ weeks later, September 6th, 2017.   SenesTech came to Hana School on a reconnaissance trip to learn more about the degree of rat problem on the […]

Where’s The Beef? A&B Jeopardizes a Natural Industry

When I heard it I could hardly believe it. I got in my car and drove straight to the young woman who went on a recent tour with A&B to hear about recent agriculture activities. Baffling news regarding Bt corn, Genetically Modified Maize. CRITICAL TESTIMONY TO TRUTH FROM AUTUMN NESS HERE: My mind swims with […]

Turn Green Waste Into Fuel

THiS WEDNESDAY Attention Hawai‘i Island Residents: HOFA Biodigester Workshop Wednesday, September 13, 2017   9:00 am – 12:00 pm South Kona Farmer Doug Pittman will lead participants in making a biodigester to create fuel from green waste on their farms. Pittman will demonstrate how to construct the digester, feed it with vegetable matter, inoculate the slurry, […]

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, […]