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Force companies to prove they are not doing harm

November 3, 2014 Consumer Reports’ November 2014 issue says: “There haven’t been sufficient studies done to determine whether there are long-term health risks for people eating GMO foods. more »»

Word is going worldwide about poisoning of Maui

November 3, 2014 The word is out all over the world. Maui’s aina, air and ocean are being poisoned by harsh chemicals. The tourist, real estate, hotel and wedding industries will all tank. more »»

Flowers are being removed too early at cemetery

November 2, 2014 My frustration is due to the mistreatment and unsatisfactory services received from the staff at Maui Memorial Park. This has been a battle over the past five years, since the passing of my son. more »»

Free outrigger canoe trips show the aloha spirit

November 2, 2014 My wife and I have been long-term annual visitors to Maui for several decades and spend most of our mornings enjoying water activities on Wailea Beach. We were present on Oc. more »»

No matter political beliefs, cartoon in bad taste

November 2, 2014 I think it was in extremely poor taste in printing the cartoon on Oct. 29. You cannot call someone insane because of their last name, no matter what your political beliefs are. more »»

Election information should be offered for free

November 2, 2014 As I work to be a reasonable and informed voter, I research the candidates and questions up for a vote. I was dismayed to find relevant information on The Maui News website blocked for subscription. more »»

Monsanto could have given money to farmers instead

November 2, 2014 Finally, thanks for the article on the Oct. 29 front page. With the money Monsanto paid out in buying the vote it could have given 400 farmers $20,000. more »»

Hazards of cane smoke greater than those of GMOs

November 2, 2014 Woke up the morning of Oct. 27 to a slowly moving cloud of cane smoke. If anyone wonders what is more a danger to our health, genetically modified organisms or cane burning, take a deep breath. more »»

Poorly written ordinance invites legal troubles

November 2, 2014 Everyone is getting confused. Passions for the issue are extreme. Both sides say the other is lying. more »»

Politicians know how to use gullibility of voters

November 2, 2014 Regarding an Oct. 27 letter: The writer is so correct about “most voters are ignorant and gullible.” This is so true for the biggest majority of our voters in the county and state. more »»

SHAKA Movement is fueled by hatred, not by facts

November 2, 2014 SHAKA Movement says the initiative applies only to Monsanto and Dow. Not true. The initiative repeatedly states that it applies to any person, and that means every person in Maui County. more »»

Where is voter information in Hawaiian language?

November 2, 2014 I am writing to discuss the propriety of this election. There are two official languages in the State of Hawaii — English and Hawaiian. more »»

Vote ‘yes’ to allow choice to consume raw milk

November 2, 2014 Vote “yes” on HB 4307 and HB 4038. Please allow the commerce of a food that has been scientifically and statistically shown to be one of the safest foods known to humans. more »»

Don’t let corporation control health; vote ‘yes’

November 2, 2014 If you think a multinational chemical corporation — with net sales of $15 billion in 2013, with a history of exposing millions of people and landscapes to Agent Orange, DEET and PCBs with a promise... more »»

Electing same people means we get what we deserve

November 2, 2014 The run-up to the elections has our council members promising the same things they have always promised — fixing the water issue, affordable housing, jobs and diversifying the economy. more »»

Term limits are not meant to be circumvented

November 2, 2014 I read with interest both the story on the two Mikes (The Maui News, Oct. 26) and the supplement on the campaign. more »»

Throw the incumbents out; time for a new crop

November 2, 2014 None of the incumbents care about genetically modified organisms (with the exception of Elle Cochran). None of them care about cane burning. None of them care that pesticides are killing the reef. more »»

Most of workers in GMO jobs aren’t even from here

November 2, 2014 Turns out most of the genetically modified organism jobs declared to be in danger are not held by Maui folks. more »»

Bill targets more than just chemical companies

November 2, 2014 I urge everyone to read the bill regarding the genetically modified organism issue on the Nov. 4 ballo. more »»

Independent studies needed on chemical content

November 2, 2014 I strongly believe that our genetically modified organism battle requires peaceful resolution and independent scientific studies. more »»



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