Once again, Hawai‘i has reaffirmed its status as a bastion of sanity in a country turned upside down absent a moral compass. On June 13, Governor David Ige signed SB 3095 into law, making the Aloha State the first in the nation to ban pesticides containing chlorpyrifos. Chlorpyrifos should have been banned from food crops years ago. In 2015, back when the Environmental … [Read more...] about Governor Ige signs historic pesticide ban into Hawai‘i law
Last week, MauiTime publisher Tommy Russo saw something on his way to work that made him pull over and take photos – and no, it wasn’t for the ‘Gram. Rather, the unfortunately unsexy pictures taken beside Hana Highway show a Hawai‘i Gas employee covered head to toe, face-strapped with a respirator and spraying glyphosate (Roundup) in the company's lot, which is adjacent to … [Read more...] about So, how cool are we with Roundup?