Maui Planning Commission Asked to Consider Cane Smoke 

Wailuku, HI – On September 22 Christopher Profio filed to ask that the Maui Planning Commission include sugarcane smoke as a factor when granting a special management area use permit (SMA). Profio asserts that smoke and ash from the nine or ten months of sugarcane burning conducted by Alexander & Baldwin each year creates a hazard for people as well […]

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South Maui Citizens for Responsible Growth Fires First Legal Salvo to Stop Cane Burning

South Maui Citizens for Responsible Growth has just sent a cease and desist letter to HC&S over cane Burning “In light of the above, demand is made upon you, collectively and individually, to cease and desist from pre-harvest cane burning and to convert the company’s agricultural practices to modern cane harvesting techniques and standards that do not pose a significant health and safety […]

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