A&B (HC&S) ends Cane Burning

On December 12, 2016 Alexander & Baldwin ended cane burning two weeks prior to the court-ordered date of December 25, 2016.  This marks the end of A&B’s unhealthy and polluting industrial agriculture practice and also marks the end of their coal-burning electric operation.  No longer will ships take sugar to the mainland and come back filled with coal to burn […]

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Response to Distorted Maui News Articles

http://mauinews.com/page/content.detail/id/612945/Cane-burning-feature-draws-fire.html Cane burning feature draws fire Viewpoint August 16, 2016 By KAREN CHUN , For The Maui News The Maui News’ “Feeling the Burn” piece (Aug. 14) was riddled with inaccurate information that appears to have crossed the line into advocacy. Because The Maui News is the paper of record and serves as our historical archive, it is important that […]

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HC&S’s contamination of Paia homes makes national news

CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION OF MAUI HOMES MAKES NATIONAL NEWS! The failure of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to address the safety of Maui residents and to protect them from being repeatedly poisoned in their own homes is finally making national news. Published today 1/5/2016 in “The Hill”, a Washington DC based organization that reaches over 24,000 politicians. http://thehill.com/…/heal…/264690-paradise-is-being-poisoned Text of article: […]

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HC&S Atrazine Use Poisoning Our Ground Water?

This information is from Department of Agriculture’s Pesticides Supervisor, Thomas Matsuda through a Freedom of Information Act Request. HC&S use thousands of pounds of Atrazine each year on Maui. Last year, approximately 60,000 pounds of Atrazine was used just on Maui despite the fact that our irrigation and groundwater wells are already contaminated with it. A UC Berkeley Study demonstrated […]

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