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I support Sen. Baker

July 30, 2014 As the primary election is nearing, I have been viewing candidates who are running for office. I remember as a teenager how happy I was when they changed the voting age from 21 to 1. more »»

Register and vote

July 30, 2014 This is our opportunity to clean house, begin anew and send a clear message to the puppets of the oligarch that we are done with their divisive lies and insults damaging humanity and the environmen. more »»

Protect Maui wetlands

July 30, 2014 Please consider these concerns about the Maui Medical Plaza planned to be built in the Kanaha wetlands. more »»

Lawmakers must listen to Hawai‘i citizens

July 23, 2014 What was the price to the taxpayers for the special session of our legislators regarding same sex marriage? It was $76,800; could that money have been put to better use? The governor shouldn’t be... more »»

Take Time to Understand Scientific Facts About Pesticides

July 17, 2014 With all the anti-agriculture rhetoric in the local community, there needs to be greater emphasis placed on understanding facts and basic scientific processes. more »»

Don’t ‘Superferry” GMOs

July 10, 2014 Listen up citizens of Maui County: We, along with our fellows throughout Hawai‘i, sat idly by and allowed a few environmentalists and self-appointed arbiters of the public good to run the Superferry... more »»

Science and Fact: Not Hearsay

July 10, 2014 I work for one of the best companies in Hawai‘i and the world—Monsanto. I am deeply concerned about some of the false propaganda that has been put out there by certain groups. more »»

To All Animal Owners in Maui County

June 30, 2014 1. Animal means any fowl, reptile or mammal. 2. All animals must have access to a barn, doghouse or suitable shelter to protect it from wind, rain and sun, with a dry place to rest. 3. more »»

American Cancer Society Recommends a Plant-Based Diet

June 24, 2014 A just-released Harvard study of 88,000 women confirms what prior research has already shown: Eating red meat increases breast cancer risk. more »»

Americans are Collateral Damage to a Failed Foreign Policy

June 24, 2014 Heroin has made a comeback since our troops have been in Afghanistan. more »»

Unity is Key to World Peace

June 24, 2014 The solution to a lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians and between all Arab nations, especially the division between Shiite and Sunni Muslims, is not a political one. more »»

False Claims About Monsanto Continue

June 10, 2014 It is unfortunate that recent letters continue to make egregious and false claims about Monsanto Hawai‘i. more »»

Biotechnology Combats Worldwide Famine

June 10, 2014 I work for Monsanto and I’m extremely proud of the work I do. I support all kinds of agriculture, including both biotechnology and alternatives such as organic farming. more »»

MHS CEO is a Thankless Job

June 10, 2014 I wish the new director of the Maui Humane Society well; it is a thankless job. more »»

Vegan Diet Fights Cancer

June 10, 2014 In his daily online nutrition column, Dr. Michael Greger researches popular diet and health advice and provides his expert opinion. In several recent publications, D. more »»

Housing Crisis Requires Multipronged Strategy

May 29, 2014 The Maui County Council’s Policy & Intergovernmental Committee met recently to hear testimony on charter amendment revision recommendations. I testified representing GO Maui Inc. more »»

Shocked at Mayor’s Refusal to Sign SHAKA Petition

May 22, 2014 Since March, I have gone into the community to petition for the citizens’ right to place an initiative directly on the ballot in November. more »»

Monsanto Supports Agriculture Around the World

May 22, 2014 It is springtime on the Mainland and the whole Northern Hemisphere. Springtime is planting season for farmers and is a very busy time of year. more »»

Our Islands Should be Pristine, not Frankensteined

May 22, 2014 I do not agree with Kurt Adams’ opinion about Monsanto making the world a better place. more »»

Monsanto taking action to meet farmers’ increasing needs

May 8, 2014 Monsanto is one of the leading genetically modified (GM) seed companies in the world. more »»

Questions remain regarding Na Wai Eha settlement

May 1, 2014 I am pleased that the state Department on Water Resource Management has made adjustments to an earlier settlement, providing for a larger volume of stream restoration to Na Wai Eha than was... more »»


Free Onsite Coral Reef Naturalist Program Sundays through Thursdays July 31, 2014

Free Onsite Coral Reef Naturalist Program Sundays through Thursdays Learn the names of the fish you’ve seen while snorkeling at Pacific Whale Foundation’s free Coral Reef Information Station. A great place to visit if you’re new to snorkeling in Hawai‘i. more »

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  1. Yes, I would like an outlet mall and additional stores to chose from in South Maui.
  2. Only if it was supported by adequate infrastructure, with all procedural, traffic and safety concerns addressed to the satisfaction of Maui residents.
  3. Never, under no circumstances or conditions.

The Dish from Trish

"The Weekly Dish" April 4, 2014

April 4, 2014 Happy Friday! Miss this morning's live broadcast of "The Weekly Dish" radio show on KAOI 1110Am/96.7FM? No worries. You can listen now at the links section below or here: http://www. more »

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