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Doing the Hooser Happy Dance (s), The Maui Miracle and More

The Kauai County Council election is an “at large election” with the top 7 vote getters being elected to serve as councilmember’s. At 9:45pm on Tuesday the 4th of November I was sitting solidly at #11 and essentially looking for … Continue reading

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With Aloha Comes Kuleana – Bill 2491 Will Withstand Legal Challenge

With aloha comes kuleana.  Many in our County believe their aloha, their health, their natural environment and their families are being threatened by the toxic pesticides used on our island by the large agrochemical corporations.  Residents of our community are … Continue reading

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Email To Mayor – Legal Review Written To Oppose

I am a Kauai resident and a voter. I, like so many Kauai residents, was sorely disappointed in you for vetoing Bill 2491. As a retired attorney who spent his entire career as a staff attorney, Regional Attorney and Regional … Continue reading

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A Way Forward – Bill 2491

The kabuki unfolding in the Council Chambers has crossed over to the absurd.   We blast the State for its dereliction of duty, all the while pointing to them as our savior.  We bang on the State for their incompetence and … Continue reading

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Retired Hawaii Supreme Court Justice Joins Top Hawaii and National Attorneys In Support of Bill 2491 –

“We feel it would be unfortunate if the Council were to allow any well-financed opponent to determine public policy merely by threatening to sue. But if a vote is being based on the belief that the Bill will be struck … Continue reading

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Next Steps For Bill 2491 – September 9 Committee Meeting

On the morning of Monday September 9, the Kauai County Council’s Committee on Economic Development (agriculture and sustainability) and Intergovernmental Affairs will conduct its next review and discussion of Bill 2491. The meeting will likely start at approximately 8:30am or … Continue reading

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The Truth About Bill 2491 Relating to Pesticides and Genetically Modified Organisms

As the author of Bill 2491 relating to Pesticides and Genetically Modified Organisms, I feel compelled to address the tremendous amount of misinformation being generated in the community as to its impacts and effects on our island community. To be … Continue reading

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