Petition Closed
Petitioning Members of the Maui County Council County Council Chair, Danny A. Mateo

We deserve to know it's GMO: Mandate Labeling for GMOs in the State of Hawaii

 

Let YOUR VOICE BE HEARD for FOOD SOVEREIGNTY! 

 

 The latest updates:

★ LIVE ★ TV and INTERNET STREAMING ★

ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO PARTICIPATE! This hearing will be LIVE STREAMED on TV and the WEB. PLEASE invite people to tune in and share the URL link so everyone around the WORLD can watch Maui Residents testifying their opinion concerning GMOS and LABELING.

Channel 53

https://www.facebook.com/groups/147568151924562/doc/?id=270313732983336

 

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YOUR TESTIMONY~PLEASE TESTIFY by email and in person if possible.

 

EMAIL~ SUBMIT by 9am THURS. OCT.6. 

(24 hours before the hearing)

county.clerk@mauicounty.us

ORAL~FRI. OCT. 7, please arrive by 8:30am to sign up.

Oral testimony begins at 9am and is called numerically by the sign up sheet, meaning if you sign up early you testify early and can leave if you need to.

 

★EDUCATE YOURSELF ON GIVING TESTIMONY★

 

ORAL or WRITTEN TESTIMONY on any agenda item will be accepted. 

ORAL TESTIMONY~

"Please note Council Member~Elle Cochran presented this Resolution. Mahalo Elle!

Please keep testimony respectful. We want the council members to vote this through.

I have received feedback from council members that they felt verbally attacked. I feel it would help our case to stick to the simple facts and express our sincere requests concerning the labeling of gmos." CB

The Council shall receive oral testimony first from persons whose testimony forms are submitted prior to the convening of the meeting. 

Initially, three (3) minutes will be granted on each item, and at the

discretion of the Council Chair, an additional minute may be granted to conclude the testimony; or an additional three (3) minutes on each item will be granted to those who are unable to conclude their testimony, after all others desiring to speak have been heard.

Thereafter, persons whose testimony forms are submitted after the meeting convenes, but before the testimony portion ends, will be allowed to present oral testimony for three minutes on each item. The Chair may grant an additional minute to conclude the testimony.

 

 

POL-3(3)

HAWAII STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES (HSAC) (2012 HSAC

LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE)

 

 

3. A proposed resolution entitled "APPROVING FOR INCLUSION IN THE 2012 HAWAII STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE A STATE BILL REQUIRING THE LABELING OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD PRODUCTS". 

 

The purpose of the proposed resolution is to approve for inclusion in the HSAC Legislative Package a State bill to require the labeling of genetically engineered food products sold in the State.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Letter to
Members of the Maui County Council County Council Chair, Danny A. Mateo
★WRITTEN TESTIMONY★

PLEASE EMAIL “written testimony” to:
county.clerk@mauicounty.us by 9am on October 6th

Here is a format you may follow (copy and paste):

Oct. 6, 2011
Dear County Council Chair, Danny A. Mateo and Members of the Maui County Council,

My name is . I am a resident of Maui County.


POL-3(3)
HAWAII STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES (HSAC) (2012 HSAC LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE)


3. A proposed resolution entitled "APPROVING FOR INCLUSION IN THE 2012 HAWAII STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES LEGISLATIVE PACKAGE A STATE BILL REQUIRING THE LABELING OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD PRODUCTS".

The purpose of the proposed resolution is to approve for inclusion in the HSAC Legislative Package a State bill to require the labeling of genetically engineered food products sold in the State.

(Then express why you feel it is important to label GMO’s and why you support this Resolution.)

Thank you~
(your name)
(your address)