Activists at the State Capitol in January 2016 protest Monsanto's use of Methyl-Parathion (aka Penncap-M). On Nov. 21, 2019, Monsanto admitted to using the banned chemical on Maui in 2014. The year was 2014, and Maui was in the middle of a political revolution: For the first time in the county’s history, a voters’ initiative made it onto the ballot, signalling an … [Read more...] about Monsanto to Pay $10.2M for Illegal Pesticide Use: Kihei residents and activists warned about violations for years
There were 273,786 visitor arrivals to Maui during the month of August, an increase of 11.3 percent compared to last year. The data, compiled by the Hawaii Tourism Authority in its monthly visitor statistics report, was published on Sep. 26 – the same day that Mayor Michael Victorino held a press conference to endorse the recommendations of his fact-finding Tourism Group. Led … [Read more...] about Tourism Group Releases Recommendations for County, Mayor Says He Will Act Within 60 Days
Last June, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pulled off an extraordinary feat. In her first electoral bid, the 28-year-old political newcomer defeated Joe Crowley, a well-established incumbent, in a Democratic primary election for New York’s 14th Congressional District (parts of the Bronx and Queens). The loss of Crowley, a high profile Democrat with decades of congressional experience, … [Read more...] about Primary Election Wrap-Up: Just how progressive is Hawai‘i?
Watch MauiTime Walk Story with Maui County Democratic candidates for State Senate District 6 (South and West Maui) and Editor Axel Beers on Market Street in Wailuku, Hawai‘i https://youtu.be/5JOzVWHrLJs https://youtu.be/vOMSl2TCaSM See who we endorsed by clicking HERE! Primary Election Day will be on August 11 from 7am to 6pm. Visit Elections.hawaii.gov to learn … [Read more...] about MauiTime Walk Story 2018 Primary Election Guide: State Senate Dist. 6 (South and West Maui) Democratic candidates
Watch MauiTime Walk Story with Maui County candidate for State Senate District 6 (South and West Maui) Roz Baker and Editor Axel Beers on Market Street in Wailuku, Hawai‘i … [Read more...] about MauiTime Walk Story: 2018 Candidate for State Senate District 6 Roz Baker