Archive for October 5th, 2009
In a victory for opponents of the genetic modification of taro, Maui County Bill 09-100, which amends the county code to prohibit genetically engineered and recombinant DNA taro, passed unanimously 9-0 last week by the county council. Maui now joins Hawaii, Molokai, Lanai and Kaho’olawe as Hawaii islands that ban genetic modification of kalo.
The Farmers clinched the Maui Interscholastic League title in convincing fashion this weekend with two sweeps of St. Anthony in girls volleyball Friday and Saturday at The Barn. The wahine Farmers improved to 11 and 0 Friday. Natalie Levi had a strong performance, serving 11 aces as Molokai won 25-7, 25-6 and 25-4. Junior Kalei [...]
Storm drain modifications and pavement resurfacing will be taking place all week along Kamehameha V Highway from Mile Post 5 to Mile Post 7. The Department of Transportation says to expect alternating single lane closures in both directions from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily through Friday.