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Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors During Pregnancy Affects Brain Two Generations Later

Fri, 03/06/2015 – 10:26am The Endocrine Society Prenatal exposure to low doses of the environmental contaminants polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, change the developing brain in an area involved in metabolism, and some effects are apparent even two generations later, a new study finds. Performed in rats, the research will be presented Friday at the Endocrine … Read more

SHAKA Movement’s Update on Legal Proceedings – COME SHOW YOUR SUPPORT ON OAHU March 10th

On Monday, March 2 Magistrate Judge Barry Kurren published his findings and recommendation to the Chief District Court Judge Susan Mollway to deny SHAKA’s motion to have our State case remanded (returned) to the State court. Once again (as it was in the cases involving Kauai and Hawaii Counties, both of which are on Appeal … Read more

NEW REPORT – NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: Hormone Altering Chemicals, Like Glyphosate, Are Indeed Harmful To Us All

Chemical Exposure Linked to Billions in Health Care Costs Researchers conclude they are 99 percent certain that hormone-altering chemicals are linked to attention problems, diabetes, other health problems. Many crops, like this one in California, are treated with pesticides linked to neurological effects in studies of children. Photograph by Andy Sacks, The Image Bank/Getty Elizabeth Grossman … Read more

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth by Steven Druker: Sure to Send Shockwaves Around The World

CLICK HERE TO PRE-ORDER FROM AMAZON: RELEASE DATE MARCH 20 Posted on Mar 4 2015 by Sustainable Pulse In an acclaimed new book being launched Wednesday in London, American public interest attorney Steven Druker reveals how the US government and leading scientific institutions have systematically misrepresented the facts about GMOs and the scientific research that … Read more

Rooting for the Wrong Side?

Comments from Sam Small, Executive Director, Maui Causes: Ua mau ke ea o ka ‘aina i ka pono. Makana offers what seems a better translation: “Life is sustained through a balanced relationship with the land.” Nice article. It is important to understand that just because we demand tests on the specifics of GMO open field … Read more

Who’s Crazy? The Campaign Against Health Food – Big Ag’s New Propaganda Campaign

Officials Declare ‘Eating Healthy’ A Mental Disorder by JEFFEREY JAXEN Guest Blogger In an attempt to curb the mass rush for food change and reform, psychiatry has green lighted a public relations push to spread awareness about their new buzzword “orthorexia nervosa,” defined as “a pathological obsession for biologically pure and healthy nutrition.” In other words, experts are saying … Read more

HC&S will begin its harvest under scrutiny from environmental watchdogs

HC&S will begin its harvest under scrutiny from environmental watchdogs By Timothy Hurley: Guest Blogger from LAST UPDATED: 02:18 a.m. HST, Mar 1, 2015 Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co. burned cane along Haleakala Highway in August 2013. Residents downwind from the sugar cane fields have complained about the cloud of ash produced by the burning … Read more

Covered Button Hair Ties for the Children of Fukushima  – Kira Lira Life – Shine From Within

Covered Button Hair Ties for the Children of Fukushima  – Kira Lira Life – Shine From Within くるみボタン After the devastating earthquake in Japan in 2011, Akiyo Murata on Maui started making blankets for the people of Japan. At that time, a Hawaiian clothing company called Sig Zane donated their artistically printed fabric to Akiyo.After … Read more

Maui Earth Day Festival – Organizational Meeting Tues 3/3 7:30pm Mandala, 29 Baldwin Ave, Paia

Maui Earth Day Festival – Organizational Meeting Tuesday, March 3rd, 7:30pm Mandala Creations, 29 Baldwin Ave, Paia Calling all volunteers, supporters and helpers. Help to make this the best event of the year. Calling all environmental and social awareness organization and vendors. Come participate in organizing this beloved community event.    

GMO Litigation: Q&A Webinar Tues, Feb 24th at 3 pm HST. FREE

Please Register On-line Now:   Watch Maui Causes’ video from our last event first. Please review litigation breakdown document Litigation Q&A Webinar_Maui-Kauai-Big Island Breakdown Call with any questions: Danya Hakeem CFS (o) (808) 681-7688  (c) (301) 512-0361 Mahalo!

Monsanto AND McDonald’s in Pofit Loss Freefall. America, and The World, is Voting with It’s Pocketbook. Finally!

by Guest Blogger ANTHONY GUCCIARDI | NATURAL SOCIETY | FEBRUARY 22, 2015 In a series of headlines that would pass as virtually unbelievable several years ago, mainstream economists are sounding the alarm over the financial decline of both fast food giant McDonald’s and biotech juggernaut Monsanto. CNN asks, ‘Is McDonald’s doomed?’ Business Insider declares that … Read more

Oppose Governor Ige’s Nomination of Carleton Ching to Chair the DLNR.  Keep the Fox From the Hen House.

We need at least 4,000 people to submit testimony opposing Carleton Ching’s nomination to chair Dept. of Land and Natural Resources. This testimony must go through the legislative system. Writing the senators directly won’t count. The bill number is GM514. For those who have already created a Hawaii legislative account, go to Don’t forget … Read more

Roz Baker Says Exposure to Cane Smoke is a Welcomed Nuisance.  Pesticide Drift Probably Too. Tell Her to Hear SB793

ASK THAT SB793 BE HEARD CALL: 808-586-6070 EMAIL: Here’s Roz’s twisted response to concerns over the HC&S 2015 Burn Permit: From: Sen. Roz Baker Subject: Sugar Cane Permit on Maui Mahalo for your e-mail and taking time to weigh in on this measure. My research indicates that the DOH has the authority to … Read more

TESTIFY AGAINST CARLETON CHING AS AS HEAD OF DLNR.  You don’t go on bended knee to petition the official culture for your rights. You have to take them.

TESTIFY AGAINST CARLETON CHING, A CASTLE & COOK DEVELOPER, AS HEAD OF DLNR. KEEP THE FOX OUT OF THE HEN HO– USE!!! CLICK HERE TO TESTIFY ONLINE – IT”S EASY If you don’t claim your political birthright, it will never be given to you. You don’t go on bended knee to petition the official culture … Read more

Hawaii Dept. of Ag Doesn’t Know How Many Schools Are Exposed to Pesticide Drift, A Measure of Little They Care.

HB 1514 would have established buffer zones for schools and disclosure of the pesticides used near them. Our hope was that we could stop kids from getting sick from pesticide drift from bordering fields or at least know what they are exposed to so Doctors know how to treat them. Scott Enright, Chairperson for the … Read more

Monsanto Seed Grower Appointed by Governor Ige to fill the late Mele Carroll’s house seat.  Molokai’s Lynn DeCoite grows corn for Monsasnto.

Governor Ige seems to be giving control of the state to corporate interests. First Ige nominated Carleton Ching to head the Department of Land and Natural Resources, a body he has spent his entire career trying to weaken. And today he’s chosen Monsanto subcontractor Lynn DeCoite to fill Mele Carroll’s vacancy in the State House. … Read more


Join Medical Marijuana Activist Mary Whispering Wind, Kevin Lash and Sam Small of Maui Causes on Akaku channel 55 Today at 5 And watch our first show from Feb 12th 2015 below: Click Here to Sign the Petition to Get Brian Murphy Released From Jail   We’ve collected over 10,000 petition signatures – Please add your … Read more

Panel Discussion w/ Dr. Stephanie Seneff, Dr. Don Huber and Others on Declining Health an Pesticides in Food.

Scientifically Speaking is a new LIVE Stream Google Hangout series that provides an international forum for.experts to discuss current events, news articles, research papers, political policy that related to US health and pesticides in/on food. Panelists: Kathleen Hallal, moderator and mother of three boys Dr. Don Huber, Professor Emeritus, Purdue University Anthony Samsel, Research Scientist / Consultant … Read more

Group studies influence of Big Ag on Public University’s statements against GMO labeling

Agricultural researchers rattled by demands for documents from group opposed to GM foods As reported by American Association for the Advancement of Science.    Action taken by  U.S. Right To Know GM food opponents, like these in Los Angeles, are adopting new strategies that put academics on the spot. The fierce public relations war over genetically … Read more

GMO’s make the short list of likely causes of the Apocalypse: Oxford University Study ONLY A FEW MAN MADE!

The 12 most likely causes of the Apocalypse, according to scientists A team from Oxford University’s Future of Humanity Institute and the Global Challenges Foundation has come up with the first serious scientific assessment of the apocalyptic risks we face. Few of the 12 scenarios arise from situations that out of our control Others emerge … Read more

Support Lucienne De Naie to replace District 13 state Rep. Mele Carroll.  CALL THE GOVERNOR (808) 586-0034

Support Lucienne De Naie to replace District 13 state Rep. Mele Carroll.  CALL THE GOVERNOR (808) 586-0034 De Naie, Buchanan, DeCoite nominated for state House seat February 14, 2015 The Maui News Republished without permission 🙂 Three candidates have been nominated to replace District 13 state Rep. Mele Carroll. The candidates are Lucienne De Naie … Read more

MAUI CHARTER AMENDMENT 2016: Citizens polled support “District Voting”.  Let’s Replace the Mayor with a Professional Town Manager too!

Proposal aims to implement district voting Proponets commission poll that says county residents back idea May 9, 2010 By CHRIS HAMILTON, Staff Writer Reprinted without permission 🙂 WAILUKU – Sixty-five percent of Maui County voters would favor changing the current system of electing County Council members to one that would create “nine single-member districts,” according … Read more

Syngenta Exec: “7000 studies done on Atrazine”  and still it’s banned in the EU, including Switzerland, Syngenta’s home county.

Hawaii Senate Committee hearing on SB739 which would require disclosure of Restricted Use Pesticides like Atrazine, and establish buffer zones around schools. Syngenta Exec admits that after 7000 studies done on Atrazine it is banned in the EU, including Switzerland Syngenta’s home county.

Gov. Ige says the state should step in on pesticide use. Finally someone with authority agrees there’s a problem here.

Hawaii News Now – KGMB and KHNL HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – What’s been the biggest surprise of Governor David Ige’s short time in office? “The amount of paper that comes through the office.” No question off limits, no topic too trivial during the governor’s first availability in the executive chamber. Gov. Ige said the budget is … Read more

Polish farmers protest, want to ban GMO’s

Polish farmers block motorways for land rights, no GMOs Oliver Tickell The Ecologist 9th February 2014 Thousands of small farmers in Poland are blockading motorways and holding demonstrations to demand land rights, a ban on GMOs and an end to oppressive health and safety regulations – and they are refusing to call off the … Read more

Over 1K Petition Signatures So Far Requesting Release From Prison of Medical Cannabis Advocate Brian Murphy. ARE YOU ON BOARD? PLEASE SHARE!!!!

OVER 1,000 SIGNATURES SO FAR – ADD YOURSELF TO THE CHOIR, PLEASE ASK YOUR FRIENDS TOO!! Petitioning Hawaii Governor This petition will be delivered to: Hawaii Governor Please Commute Brian Murphy’s Prison Sentence Justice For Brian Murphy From 2005 to 2008, Brian Murphy, Director of the medical marijuana cooperative Patients Without Time, helped hundreds of … Read more

Ashely Lukins, Program Director, Hawaii Center For Food Safety: “Support the SHAKA Movement’s Legal Defense Fund”

Donations for the legal defense of Maui’s GMO Moratorium should go to The SHAKA Movement’s Legal Defense Fund “It is the SHAKA Movement that is funding this really important litigation. They need your support to continue this litigation forward.” For updates and to donate go to:

Who are Hawaii’s elected representatives listening to?

Who are Hawaii’s elected representatives listening to? The House Ag Committee approved a “Revised Monsanto Protection Act” after receiving 175 testimonies opposing it and only 17 in favor. The “Oppose” testimonies included: the Hawaiʻi Farmers Union United, Rep. Cynthia Thielen, several County Council Members, quite a few small scale farmers and farmersʻ initiatives, with the … Read more

Represent Maui County!!  How to Build an Anti-Corruption Campaign

Build support for an Anti-Corruption Act in Maui County. My.Represent.Us increases impact and tracks progress. Fight against big money in politics coming to 12 new cities, 2 states in 2015/16 Represent.Us, a fiercely non-partisan anti-corruption campaign, is looking for 12 cities with enough grassroots support to pass a local Anti-Corruption Act. The more people … Read more

How to Amend The Maui County Charter….THE TIME HAS COME TO TAKE BACK THIS COUNTY

As much as many of us would like to see a recall of Mayor Alan Arakawa, Maui’s recall process requires a level of voter participation that is not reasonably achievable. However, changing Maui’s charter IS within our reach. Around 8,500 petition signatures would get a charter revision before the county council where at least five … Read more

Killswitch: The Internet is under attack. Free speech, innovation, and democracy are all up for grabs.

The Internet is under attack. Free speech, innovation, and democracy are all up for grabs. Killswitch is about the battle for control over the Internet. Lawrence Lessig, Tim Wu and Peter Ludlow frame the story of two young hactivists, Aaron Swartz & Edward Snowden, who symbolize the disruptive and dynamic nature of the Internet. Their … Read more