Monthly Archives: March 2016

Hooray! JFF Kauai Pesticide Report Calls For Full Disclosure, Buffer Zones and Comprehensive Testing

The recently released State/County Joint Fact Finding (JFF) report strongly validates Kauai resident concerns about the large scale use of Restricted Use Pesticides by the agrochemical industry. The report makes specific recommendations to the State and County that include mandatory … Continue reading

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Remarks on vision, bold action and leadership:

A friend asked a few weeks ago about “my vision for the future”.  At our March 1 campaign launch and “fun-raiser” (see video/report below) I spoke briefly about that vision and about the rewards and roadblocks involved in its pursuit.  In short, … Continue reading

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Kauai Residents: Urgent Call To Action

What could be the final hearing on Bill 2614 regulating lobbyists and lobbying is tomorrow, Wednesday March 9. The meeting starts at 8:30am and it is unclear exactly when this item will actually be discussed. Please submit testimony as soon as … Continue reading

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Answer to Kapaa traffic mess is not to raise taxes but to get the State to do its job

Raising the taxes of local residents is not the answer to relieving traffic congestion on Kauai.  While the gas tax and vehicle weight tax might be better options than raising the General Excise Tax, the best option is no tax … Continue reading

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