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Without veterans, freedom would not be possible

November 11, 2014 Thank you, veterans. You have my heartfelt thanks for so bravely serving our nation. I will never forget your sacrifices, because our freedom would never be possible without you. Thank you. more »»

Courts will now decide fate of Maui’s GMO farms

November 11, 2014 I voted “no” on the farm ban. The anti-genetically modified organism initiative barely passed. I also voted for Mayor Alan Arakawa and most of the County Council members electe. more »»

SHAKA, not county, should pay to defend ordinance

November 11, 2014 Maui taxpayers should not shoulder the legal cost to defend the genetically modified organism ordinance. Monsanto will ask a court to declare the GMO ordinance invalid. more »»

Division existed here long before the GMO issue

November 11, 2014 I have heard a number of people reflect on the division in the community that the genetically modified organism initiative has created. more »»

Maui has ‘perfect storm conditions’ for continued measles outbreaks

November 10, 2014 An ongoing rubeola measles epidemic is occurring in the Philippines, with 47,000 cases reported since January. This places Hawaii at high risk for outbreaks of measles. more »»

Comments evidence loss a good thing

November 10, 2014 Ka‘ala Buenconsejo’s sanctimonious and arrogant comments regarding Elle Cochran after his defeat by her reveal what kind of person we narrowly escaped from having on our council. more »»

Biotech companies are harmful to tourism industry

November 10, 2014 As an advocate for local economy, local farmers and local jobs, I have been seeing the negative economic impacts of foreign biotech companies on our fragile economy. more »»

Outcome of initiative not the voice of majority

November 10, 2014 A majority? Really? I am tired of people saying that their group has the will of the people or that the majority of our residents have spoken. more »»

Fundraiser is a part of Wayne Tanaka’s legacy

November 10, 2014 I was saddened by the news of Wayne Tanaka’s passing (The Maui News, Nov. 1. more »»

Science lost out to hysteria in voting on GMOs

November 9, 2014 The genetically modified organism vote would have been different had the labeling been GIO for genetically improved organisms, which I believe is accurate. Science lost to hysteria. more »»

Retiring doctor expresses gratitude to patients

November 9, 2014 It is with great sadness that I am announcing my retirement from active practice due to disability. more »»

Stop beating dead horse, go home and get a job

November 9, 2014 Whoever the people are making a homeless camp next to Monsanto’s gate, enough already. Go home. You won. Be happy. Stop beating a dead horse and continue on with your lives somewhere else. more »»

Producing better GMOs a key to mankind’s future

November 9, 2014 Since the genetically modified organism ban in Maui passed, we owe it to ourselves to think. more »»

Plastic tombs are not good for the environment

November 9, 2014 Why spend money on nice beautiful coffins when they are sealed up in big plastic unnatural tombs similar to what transmissions and engines are shipped in. more »»

Action needed to stop reckless Maui Bus drivers

November 9, 2014 I read the Nov. 6 letter regarding buses. more »»

When God closes one door, he opens a better one

November 9, 2014 As a lifelong Christian, it never ceases to amaze me how God works in mysterious ways. The latest example can be found in “County finalized deal for service center land” (The Maui News, Nov. 2). more »»

Handicap stall law means nothing if not enforced

November 9, 2014 I have been on Maui since 1956. In the past two years or so, I have found it very hard to get around so I got a handicap card. more »»

Mayor’s response to GMO vote is disappointing

November 9, 2014 Auwe, Mayor Alan Arakawa. It is so disappointing to see him behave in such a biased and childish manner concerning the passing of the genetically modified organism moratorium. more »»

Next proposition should be aimed at cane burning

November 9, 2014 Congratulations, citizens of Maui, on being able to see through the false advertisements on the genetically modified organism issue and passing the propositio. more »»

Googling for information is not same as research

November 8, 2014 A Nov. 3 letter writer claims that there is no scientific consensus on the safety of genetically engineered crops. more »»



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