Several hundred show up for “Cane Burning; You have a right to Clear Air.”.

The community center big room was choke, the parking lot overflowing and after waiting about 15 minutes to commence, still having guys pouring in, Terez Amato kicked of the meeting, wisely deciding there was no point in any more delay.IMG_1179 IMG_1246 IMG_1278 IMG_1277 IMG_1288 IMG_1276



On Thursday (6/18/15), she explaining the parameters for the evening, and proceeded to introduce Alika Atay for a Pule, followed by his opening comments. He was superseded by a series of others, each extolling on the negative effects of cane smoke: Trinette Fertado, Susan Douglas, Kihei Elementary educators Rachel and Kimmie, Maui attorney Lance Collins, Lorin Pang, M.D., Joe Ritter Ph D., Sen Josh Green, M.D. from Kona, and Tina Wildberger..

We believe she was the final presenter, but we had to depart at this point.

While there were several camera recording the meeting, we were unable to locate a Maui News writer, and with no article in last 2 days, it appears they chose not to cover this event.

However if you subscribe to Livestream ( or are willing to sign up,) you can view the tape of the meeting at

While the vast majority attending agreed with the presented materials, there was a small minority, spearheaded by about 15 guys with H C & S  T shirts, who seemed very skeptical.                                                                                                                             IMG_1237 IMG_1240 IMG_1242 IMG_1247 IMG_1195 IMG_1250 IMG_1273 IMG_1253 IMG_1255 IMG_1257 IMG_1259 IMG_1220 IMG_1260 IMG_1222 IMG_1264 IMG_1265 IMG_1267 IMG_1269 IMG_1271 IMG_1282 IMG_1285

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