Tag Archives: Gary Hooser

They Truly Are Poisoning Paradise

Our community cannot rely on “good neighbors” to protect our health and environment. Government intervention is needed now. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced recently its intent to ban chlorpyrifos, a Restricted Use Pesticide, stating that it “ … could … Continue reading

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The Hooser Blog: Personal reflections, council updates, re-election campaign – and matters concerning angst, fear and the nature of our humanity

In a group discussion recently, questions and concerns were raised about the pitfalls of “trying to do too much”. Honestly, I had a difficult time grasping the concept.  I see life as being far too short and the challenges of … Continue reading

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From Kauai to Switzerland – Why we went, what we accomplished and what’s next.

A few short days ago, on April 28th, in the city of Basel Switzerland, I attended and spoke at the annual shareholders meeting of the transnational corporation and chemical giant, Syngenta, I spoke from the podium directly to the Syngenta … Continue reading

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Where There Is Smoke –

The glimmering coals of a campfire in the mountains, barbequing shrimp and ribs (with cold beer in hand) in the front yard with family and friends and ringing in the new year in front of a roaring bonfire on the … Continue reading

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The Hawaii Movement – Catalyzing Change, Empowering Communities – The H.A.P.A. Plan

Aloha, As President of the Board of Directors for the Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action (H.A.P.A.). I would like to invite you to join our movement for change and to help if you can. http://www.hapahi.org We are at a particularly … Continue reading

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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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On changing the world – starting here, now and with you.

Aloha, Most of us at some time or another in our life want to change the world. Some of us hang on to that dream and others drop it quickly by the wayside as if its pursuit was frivolous and … Continue reading

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