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If passed, supporters say Constitutional Amendment 2 would allow local farmers to improve their operations and increase Hawaiʻi's local food supply.  Courtesy photo.
Local Food Coalition Campaigns to Support Constitutional Amendment
September 19th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Election
 

The amendment seeks to add agricultural enterprises to the list of industries that can access special purpose revenue bonds.


TOP PHOTO: More than 1,000 marchers participated in an Anti-GMO event on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Photo by Rodney S. Yap. BOTTOM PHOTO: Monsanto rally, April 3, 2014, Wailuku, Maui. Courtesy Photo.
GMO Initiative to Remain on November Ballot
September 18th, 2014 · 208 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Election, Maui News
 

An initiative seeking a moratorium on genetically engineered organisms will remain on the general election ballot in November following a ruling on Monday.


Anti-GMO rally, Sunday, March 30, 2014. Photo by Rodney S. Yap.
Group Files Lawsuit to Remove GMO Initiative from Ballot
September 11th, 2014 · 226 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Election, Maui News
 

A group that supports GMO farming on Maui has filed a lawsuit in Second Circuit court seeking the removal of a GMO initiative from the November ballot.


Photo by Wendy Osher.
2014 Constitutional and County Charter Amendment Questions
September 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Election
 

The proposed charter amendment questions for Maui relate to the affordable housing fund, penalties for charter violations, and an initiative that seeks to ban the cultivation of genetically engineered organisms in the county.


Hawaii gubernatorial candidate and state Sen. David Ige (center) shakes hands with Maui High School robotics adviser and teacher Keith Imada at Saturday’s Ke Alahele Education Fund Dinner at the Grand Wailea Resort. Sen. Roz Baker (right) was also on hand. Imada’s robotics team was one of several student groups interacting with supporters of Maui Economic Development Board and the STEM programs MEDB funds.
Maui Democratic Party Kick-Off Rally, Sept. 4
September 1st, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Election
 

The Maui County Democratic Party will host a general election kick-off rally at the Maui Waena Intermediate School Cafeteria on Thursday, September 4 starting at 5:30 p.m.


Photo by Wendy Osher.
Maui Primary Election Lawsuit Among 3 Dismissed
August 29th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Election
 

Mayoral Candidate Nelson Waikiki Jr. filed a lawsuit against state Elections Chief Scott Nago, contesting the results of the election. It was among three separate challenges to the primary election that were dismissed by the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court.


Primary election, Aug. 9, 2014. Photo by Wendy Osher.
Chamber of Maui PAC Announces Endorsements
August 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Election
 

The group was comprised of several Chamber members, the majority of which are business owners, who interviewed candidates for state and county offices.


Maui election booths, file photo by Wendy Osher.
Big Island Makeup Election Challenged in Hawaiʻi Supreme Court
August 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Election, Maui News
 

A lawsuit was filed in state Supreme Court today challenging the make-up election held on Friday, August 15, for two Hawaiʻi Island precincts that were closed on primary election day due to the impacts of Tropical Cyclone Iselle.


Photo by Wendy Osher.
Updated Election Results: Puna Polls & 800 Uncounted
August 15th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Key races remained unchanged after Friday night’s make-up election for two precincts on Hawaiʻi Island that were impacted by Tropical Cyclone Iselle, and the addition of 800 absentee ballots on Maui that were unaccounted for in Saturday’s Primary.


Photo by Wendy Osher.
Special Election to Proceed as Planned in Pāhoa
August 14th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui Election
 

The state Office of Elections will conduct a special election on Friday, Aug. 15, as planned to accommodate voters from two polling places that were unable to vote on Saturday because of Hurricane Iselle.


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