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A vote for moratorium is a vote against Monsanto

October 27, 2014 I support the genetically modified organism moratorium, but I think my reasons are different. There is no science to support this ban. more »»

Bruch would serve with integrity and strength

October 27, 2014 I’m delighted to endorse Courtney Bruch for Maui County Council’s Upcountry residency seat. In the years that I’ve known her, I’ve been impressed with both her sharp mind and passionate heart. more »»

Tactics of some anti-GMO advocates are appalling

October 27, 2014 I find the tactics of some of the followers of the anti-genetically modified organism SHAKA Movement appalling. more »»

Don’t assume that federal government knows best

October 27, 2014 The Oct. 19 Maui News editorial suggested that if genetically modified organisms weren’t safe, the government wouldn’t allow the. more »»

Spraying an attempt to control weather and land

October 27, 2014 Monsanto/genetically modified organism seeds envision controlling all produce grown here in Hawaii. They have been lying to the public and twisting the facts. more »»

Proposed farm ban shows lack of science education

October 27, 2014 A battle has been building for several years over our modern agriculture. It has led to proposed legislation to, in effect, ban most agriculture in Maui County. I urge you to vote “no. more »»

History of chemical use shows need for ‘yes’ vote

October 27, 2014 Beware what you put in the soil. It might haunt you tomorrow Monsanto and Dow sound familiar to me. If you think these companies are using excessive chemicals to grow their products, read on. more »»

Anonymous attacks on Duke Aiona are full of lies

October 27, 2014 The campaign by the Hawaii Forward group (too cowardly to say its identity) against Duke Aiona is full of lies and misstatements. more »»

Passing initiative would bring long-term problems

October 27, 2014 My dad worked to find solutions before creating new problems. My grandparents taught me to be kind and put others first. Our people make this place special. Island ohana span generations. more »»

Desperate ads suggest companies afraid of studies

October 27, 2014 It’s no wonder innocent people are confused about the genetically modified organism moratorium when the media has been saturated with Monsanto-sponsored ads seemingly designed to frighten and deceive. more »»

SHAKA’s claims are making a mockery of the truth

October 27, 2014 It should be apparent to anyone with an open mind that Maui’s genetically modified organism controversy is not subject to the normal rules of scientific inquiry. more »»

Testing of GMOs known to have many deficiencies

October 27, 2014 Genetically modified organism risk assessment has shown very little scientific evidence. Testing methods recommended have not been adequate to ensure safety. See more »»

Do not gamble with people’s lives; vote ‘yes’

October 27, 2014 Confused? Feeling the tug-of-war on the Monsanto and genetically modified food issue — like me? Then ask yourself good, honest, intelligent questions. more »»

None of attacks on her are true, says candidate

October 27, 2014 Recently, my wife and I each received that card which viciously attacks Elle Cochran sent out by Forward Progress, which is one of those PACs supporting her opponent in this election. more »»

How long will we be GMO companies’ guinea pigs?

October 27, 2014 The Oct. 19 editorial assumes that genetically modified organisms are safe because the federal government hasn’t acted against them. more »»

Aiona was chief architect in starting Drug Court

October 27, 2014 Terrific story on Steven Tyler (The Maui News, Oct. 17) delivering graduation message to grads of the Maui Drug Court. more »»

Cast your votes for a more bipartisan Congress

October 27, 2014 Your vote for the U.S. House and Senate will affect congressional bipartisanship in a way rarely mentioned in political advertisements. more »»

Don’t count on federal government for protection

October 27, 2014 The reasoning in The Oct. 19 Maui News editorial is absurd. more »»

Poorly written legislation a recipe for lawsuits

October 27, 2014 One thing this anti-genetically modified organism movement has done is flush out the hysterical/conspiracy/illogical thinkers. There are ways to go about regulating pesticides as well as GMOs. more »»



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