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The ACLU of Hawaii has filed a complaint over concerns regarding First Amendment rights of protesters fronting Monsanto in Kihei.  Image courtesy OWSM.
ACLU Confronts County On Occupy Maui Monsanto Protest
January 27th, 2012 · 11 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Featured, Maui News

The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii filed a complaint letter with the County of Maui this week sighting concerns over First Amendment rights of protesters demonstrating near the Monsanto facility along the Pi’ilani Highway in Kihei.

The week-long demonstration comes of the heels of a separate protest in October, organized by Millions Against Monsanto Hawaii, which raised similar concerns over GMO crops.  File photo by Madeline Ziecker.
Monsanto Responds as Maui Occupy Group Launches Demonstration
January 23rd, 2012 · 50 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

A week of Occupy Wall Street Maui events kick off today with the establishment of an encampment near the Monsanto offices in Kihei. Company officials respond to the planned demonstration.

A variety of signs sought more attention on jobs, criticizing government for cuts and greed.  Photo by Wendy Osher.
Occupy Maui Heads to Kaahumanu on Saturday
November 4th, 2011 · Comments Off · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News

Supporters on Maui of the Occupy Wall Street Protests plan to host a sign waving campaign in Kahului tomorrow afternoon.

VIDEO: Occupy Maui Protest in Kahului
VIDEO: Occupy Maui Protest in Kahului
October 16th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Maui News

A group of about 25 to 30 signwavers lined Ka’ahumanu Avenue in front of the Old Kahului Shopping Center on Sunday in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement, against what demonstrators called corporate greed and government cutbacks.