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Attempts to define moratorium as ‘ban’ wrong

October 30, 2014 By now it is well-known that the genetically modified organism bill proposes a temporary moratorium, not a ban, a word which cannot be found anywhere in the bill. more »»

Initiative’s confusing wording may be intentional

October 30, 2014 Confused? Vote “no” on the genetically modified organism voter initiative. more »»

Don Guzman works for the people

October 30, 2014 I am writing in support of Don Guzman for Maui County Council. more »»

Listen to the land; it wants to be taken care of

October 30, 2014 There is an intelligence beyond our mind that we so often do not pay attention to. We call it the aina, the living land. Sitting and listening to it (as well as the ocean) is a remarkable experienc. more »»

Initiative would further constrict agriculture

October 30, 2014 Agriculture has deep, traditional roots in Hawaii. Today, agriculture is struggling to remain viable across the stat. more »»

Initiative is deceptive and will take away jobs

October 30, 2014 The time is rapidly approaching when voters will decide on the Maui County initiative. This initiative is harmful, deceptive and costly. It will cost us over 600 jobs. more »»

Don Guzman committed to creating positive change

October 30, 2014 I have known Don Guzman for many, many years. Don is honest, hardworking and trustworthy. I admire him for who he really is — someone who stands up for what he believes in. more »»

Vote for change or else surrender to incompetence

October 30, 2014 It seems with each passing day, more and additional issues with the way the county is managed — both with the council and the administration — are brought to one’s attentio. more »»

Initiative no way to move good intentions forward

October 30, 2014 I was born and raised on Maui and I have been paying close attention to the debate over the Maui County initiative. more »»

Keli‘i Akina is needed on OHA board of trustees

October 30, 2014 It seems, from the blank votes in the primary in August, that many people think that they aren’t allowed to vote in the Office of Hawaiian Affairs election. more »»

Nikhilananda the right choice for County Council

October 30, 2014 This election is important for many reasons. We once again get to choose nine different people to the County Council. In the Oct. 23 paper, one of the races was reviewed. more »»

Vote ‘no’ in order to protect choices for farmers

October 30, 2014 Farmers today face a variety of threats from insects, diseases and environmental changes. They must have access to many tools to combat these pests. One of their most effective tools is biotechnology. more »»

Companies should be required to prove GMOs safe

October 30, 2014 I guess the question is: If genetically modified organisms are so safe, why doesn’t Monsanto, et al. more »»

Claims that GMOs harmful to animals are nonsense

October 30, 2014 I take exception to a statement made by an Oct. 23 letter writer regarding the feeding of genetically modified organism foods (more appropriately termed GE-feed) to animal. more »»

Vote for the best person for the job: Don Guzman

October 30, 2014 Don Guzman is a man of integrity and honor. I know Don personally and anyone who has ever met Don knows that he is charismatic, personable and very easily likable. Don is an attorney by profession. more »»

Biotech industry of great benefit to agriculture

October 30, 2014 In my history with the pineapple agriculture in Hawaii I have certainly witnessed innovation from the biotech industry of significant benefit to farmers and ranchers, including our far. more »»

Nikhilananda only choice for East Maui council seat

October 30, 2014 I just read the review of the two candidates for the East Maui residency district of the Maui County Council (The Maui News, Oct. 23). I learned a lot. more »»

Companies can’t wait to start spraying new poison

October 29, 2014 The Environmental Protection Agency recently approved a new, more highly toxic herbicide made by Dow from a combination of Monsanto’s Roundup and Dow’s “Agent Orange,” 2,4-D. more »»

Vote for most progressive candidate: Nikhilananda

October 29, 2014 This election, we have the opportunity to vote for candidates who are taking a stand against big chemical companie. more »»

EU has approved dozens of different GMO products

October 29, 2014 I continue to see proponents of the genetically modified organism initiative state that the European Union has banned GMO foods. more »»

 
 
 

 

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