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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 »»

County government needs change in structure

October 29, 2014 Mayoral candidate Tamara Paltin’s call for a change in Maui County’s government structure (The Maui News, Oct. more »»

Lack of respect shown by anti-GMO activists

October 29, 2014 It seems that the anti-genetically modified organism activists don’t respect others’ rights to voice their opinion. more »»

Gullible citizens make for a vulnerable community

October 29, 2014 What do the Easter Bunny, Santa Claus, the tooth fairy, “mission accomplished,” Saddam Hussein’s “weapons of mass destruction,” and the citizens initiative requesting a genetically modified organism... more »»

Advice offered on choices to make at ballot box

October 29, 2014 Endorsements may not mean much, but if you have not taken time to get to know candidates, consider this: Vote “no” on the SHAKA/genetically modified organism ban. more »»

Priorities of state Health Department questioned

October 29, 2014 I was surprised to hear our Maui Department of Health director on the radio speaking in favor of the anti-genetically modified organism initiative. more »»

Forces outside of Maui make voting decisions easy

October 29, 2014 I want to thank Forward Progress, American Comeback Committee Hawaii, Citizens Against the Maui County Farming Ban and the other super PACs filling my mailbox for letting me know who not to vote fo. more »»

False claims of support should not be allowed

October 29, 2014 Why has Monsanto falsely advertised that four of my Maui friends like “no” on my Facebook news feed? I know they don’t support Monsanto. more »»

 
 
 

 

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