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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 »»

Cochran represents the people and protects Maui

October 27, 2014 This letter is in support of Council Member Elle Cochran. She has stood strong for us; never selling out and always representing us people and protecting Maui. more »»

Toxic releases by GMO companies need to be tested

October 27, 2014 The Oct. 19 Maui News editorial treats the Maui voter initiative on the ballot as being about whether or not eating genetically modified organism food is safe. more »»

Moratorium flawed, but still deserves ‘yes’ vote

October 26, 2014 As a gardener who has relied on composting for 25 years, I must comment on the genetically modified organism debate. Like many, I wish the wording was bette. more »»

Big money, dirty politics are not wanted on Maui

October 26, 2014 What a shame to see dirty politics here on our island. When I receive these expensive fliers slamming Elle Cochran, I am more apt to vote for her. more »»

GMO initiative is not right for several reasons

October 26, 2014 To GMO or not to? First off, if you don’t want genetically modified organism food, buy organic. Or are people too stupid to figure that out? The GMO bill is not right for several reasons. more »»

We need a labeling law, not the GMO initiative

October 26, 2014 Is it just me, or is there a lack of common sense when it comes to the genetically modified organism ban initiative? It’s apparent to just about everyone that the initiative is too broad, too vague,... more »»

With three exceptions, vote the incumbents out

October 26, 2014 I’m not planning on voting for too many incumbents in the Nov. 4 election, but I will be casting one for nonpartisan Council Members Mike White, Bob Carroll and Don Couch. more »»

Research proving safety of GMOs is abundant

October 26, 2014 Proving the safety of genetically modified organisms is like proving the birthplace of Barack Obama. Those who don’t want to believe never will be convinced. more »»

Take a stand and put a stop to their poisoning

October 26, 2014 First they killed our fish and eagles with DDT. Then they poisoned us with Agent Orange and PCBs. With their genetically modified organisms and poisons they’re slowly killing nature. more »»

Initiative is confusing, broad and poorly written

October 26, 2014 Please vote “no” on the Maui initiative. I don’t support Monsanto. And I love locally grown produce. However, this initiative is poorly written. Too broad and very confusing. more »»

Republicans the only group that can save Hawaii

October 26, 2014 If there was ever a time to do something for your state, Hawaii, now is the time. more »»

Lies must mean that there is something to hide

October 26, 2014 “Yes” on the voter initiative. A storm of lies is sweeping over Maui and has everyone confused. Millions of dollars are being spent on combating a nonexisting farming ban. more »»

Toxic chemicals are poisoning our aina and ohana

October 26, 2014 I have been called every insulting name in the book in the last month by the “vote no” fanatics — idiot, crackpot, anarchist, haole, elitist and stupid. more »»

We should be celebrating the advantages of GMOs

October 25, 2014 For those interested in both sides of the genetically modified organism issues, please, please read the October issue of National Geographic. more »»

Research serves to debunk Chicken Little claims

October 25, 2014 In the Oct. 14 letters, I read another scathing attack on glyphosphate, the active ingredient in Roundup and other herbicides, claiming to be science. more »»

Lingle, Aiona not to blame for teacher furloughs

October 25, 2014 I just watched an advertisement regarding a statement on the upcoming elections bashing Linda Lingle regarding the teacher furloughs that occurred during her administration and stated that Duke Aion... more »»

Proposed moratorium is hardly a temporary one

October 25, 2014 The genetically modified organism initiative states that the moratorium will last “until such time that the terms of the Moratorium Amendment or Repeal (Section 6) have been me. more »»

Immigration is about family; it’s time for reform

October 25, 2014 Our country faces unparalleled difficulties with immigration. The parties find very little to connect on, and a great deal to widen the chas. more »»

 
 
 

 

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