The state is finally taking some first steps to address concerns about pesticide drift from large agri-chemical company operations in Hawaii. In a joint press statement, the Hawaii Departments of…Read More
Jon Woodhouse is the Managing Editor of The Maui Independent. Moving to Maui 36 years ago, he feels blessed daily to live here. He writes weekly for The Maui News and has worked for the Department of Education since 2001.
Posted by Jon Woodhouse - November 20, 2016
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has invalidated county ordinances in Kauai, Maui, and Hawaii counties that sought to enforce public health protections (such as buffer zones,…Read More
Posted by Jon Woodhouse - October 31, 2016
The New York Times published a report by investigative journalist Danny Hakim that slams GMOs as the food boon for the future concluding, “genetic modification in the United States and…Read More
Posted by Jon Woodhouse - August 5, 2016
The environmental law firm, Earthjustice has asked the US Environmental Protection Agency to revoke the Hawaii Department of Agriculture’s primary authority to investigate and enforce pesticide use violations of federal pesticide…Read More