Ironically this is a letter from a cane burn SUPPORTER with Asthma

Recently there have been letters to the editor about the burning of sugar cane in the central valley of Maui. Notice that these letters are people who have recently moved here and are not accustomed to our local lifestyle. I suffer with chronic asthma and have taken medication since I was 4 years old. I am now a kupuna. As […]

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There should be alternatives to burning sugar cane

More than 200 days a year HC&S starts massive fires on Maui. It burns carcinogens such as PCBs, and rains plastic “black snow” onto the beaches and onto the lawns and streets of our neighborhoods. It causes asthma for some, and I know firsthand that my entire family is affected. Our eyes, noses and throats itch, our eyes and lungs […]

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