Tag Archives: Kauai

The Movement – Winning In Solidarity

The agrochemical industry in Hawaii is losing the war they have waged against our community these past few years.  Rather than acknowledge our concerns about health and environmental impacts and comply with our modest requests for increased regulation, they have … Continue reading

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How Unusual -Kauai Business Interests Seek To Weaken Kauai County Lobbyist Bill

“Lobbyist Bill Draws Strong Support” or “Local Lobbyists Oppose Lobbying Regulation Bill” are sample headlines that could have been displayed in The Garden Island article of February 11. Over 50 people submitted testimony in support of Bill #2614 and only … Continue reading

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The Hooser Blog: Thankful For The Heroes

Yes, I am the luckiest man on the planet.  To live on Kauai surrounded by the natural beauty, to have a loving and growing family, to have my health, to be able to do the work that I do and … 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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Important Property Tax proposal on November 4 Kauai Council Agenda

Important Property Tax proposal on November 4 Kauai Council Agenda I have introduced the following measure and need your help today in spreading the word to home owners and renters through-out Kauai County. Proposed Draft Bill (No. 2606) – A BILL FOR … Continue reading

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State law on RUP disclosure implemented.. kind of but not really– Plus Kauai County stats on glyphosate

State law on RUP disclosure implemented.. kind of but not really– Plus Kauai County stats on glyphosate Here is statewide 2014 Restricted Use Pesticide(RUP)  data provided by the State Department of Agriculture (not glyphosate or other general use pesticides) Note: … 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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