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 […]

Maui Farmers Market

Kula Malu Upcountry Farmers Market This long standing farmers market is a bustling locale. Suggest you make your trek here an early one.         See: UpcountryFarmersMarket.com         Facebook: Kula Malu Upcountry Farmers Market Wednesday Farmers Market at Waipuna Chapel Waipuna Chapel farmers market gathers favorite farmers and food producers every Wednesday from 8am to 1pm. The views can’t be argued with and […]

Rules of the Council

Maui County Shenanigans Capture National Attention

RE: Maui County Council Early Announcements, Questionable Press Release, Sunshine Law, Inauguration Interruptions The new year of 2017 is starting out mean. The January 2nd Maui County Council inauguration ceremony appears to be an invitation to test truth and transparency rather than elected candidate celebration. Premature Council Chair declarations and recent staff dismissals has raised […]

Maui Activists Set Stewardship Standard

More hotels, urban sprawl, tourist traffic, new malls, and dust. This is what the nay sayers rant about the future for this tiny isle. On the contrary, Maui folk are shaping its future with community action. With the lead agriculture of sugar production over, 36,000 acres left behind are argued over in a panicked tone. […]

Illegal Tour Operators Create Crowds

A concerted effort to deal with the overcrowding of Maui’s delicate east side has brought residents and businesses together. A new organization, Hana Highway Regulation Authority, has developed mechanisms to inform the Public Utilities Commission, Maui County government officials, and the Department of Transportation about illegal tour operations. Residents are also helping to share news about […]

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 […]