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Additional restrictions are not needed for HC&S

August 30, 2015 I support the Department of Health-issued burn permit for Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar, which includes extensive testing to ensure public safety. more »»

 
 
 
Nuclear deal a winner for Iran, loser for U.S.

August 30, 2015 The president’s nuclear deal with the Islamic republic of Iran is a win-win for the Islamic republic and a bad deal and losing proposition for the United States and our allies in the Middle East. more »»

There’s a good reason for increase in trash bill

August 30, 2015 An Aug. 21 letter writer from Maui Meadows wrote that he doesn’t understand why our trash bill has increased by $6 a month due to reinstatement of the three-can curbside recycling plan. more »»

Chosen by God to fulfill special purpose

August 30, 2015 Just think — you are not here by chance but God chose you to fulfill his special purpose for this generation and future. more »»

Maui police praised for patience, professionalism

August 28, 2015 My son and I watched the convoy of vehicles delivering parts for the Daniel K. more »»

Mayor looks out for big business, not the public

August 28, 2015 A writer to the “Ask The Mayor” column (The Maui News, Aug. 18) asked some questions in regard to the downhill bike tours. more »»

Poisonous smoke violation of Hawaii Constitution

August 28, 2015 In Hawaii, it’s unconstitutional for Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar to subject me and my friends to poisonous smoke and its fallout. The U.S. more »»

Local families sold out by County Council

August 28, 2015 Is there a real shortage of housing on Maui? For fast-track developments, a certain amount of homes go to affordable housing. Really now, what is affordable is different on paper than in real life. more »»

Coverage and recognition lacking for hula dancers

August 28, 2015 Na Hula Kupuna O Kaunoa is a group of senior hula dancers. The group has been competing in the Kona Kupuna Hale Festival for 26 years. more »»

Accept what is what and have tolerance

August 28, 2015 It seems that Americans are being told to go home from the state of Hawaii — which is part of the United States. Probably would happen in other states, too, but they still have lynch mobs. more »»

Spirit of Maui found in abundance at dump

August 27, 2015 Every few months, I take some of my household items to the Central Maui Landfill. more »»

Irony found in plan to ban smoking at bus stops

August 27, 2015 In the Aug. 19 The Maui News there was an article about some political figures proposing to ban smoking cigarettes within 20 feet of any Maui Bus stop. Great idea. more »»

Buying condo a mistake thanks to cane burning

August 27, 2015 Me and my spouse had been coming to Maui on our annual vacation for more than 25 years when we decided to purchase a Kihei condo in early 2014. What a mistake. more »»

HC&S uses bully tactics to intimidate employees

August 27, 2015 My heart breaks every day when I read comments from Maui neighbors that say “go home” to others who are only fighting for a healthy environment by stopping the cane burns in the fields. more »»

Spreading misinformation most often due to greed

August 27, 2015 Since my youth, I have become more skeptical when corporations or governments advise that exposure to materials and chemicals is safe and harmless to human. more »»

Who is being served here? Not the Kihei public

August 26, 2015 This is coincident to “One can picked up twice a week enough” (Letters, Aug. 16) and “Hiring municipal manager will be good for the county” (Letters, Aug. 18). more »»

Monsanto shouldn’t be allowed to sponsor fair

August 26, 2015 Why are we allowing Monsanto to help sponsor our Maui Fair? It feels as if it is buying us out for what it has done to us. more »»

Questions for Trump that need answering

August 26, 2015 Here are five questions for Donald Trump that have yet to be asked or answered satisfactorily: 1. When was America last great and what/who made it so? 2. more »»

Our culture is devoid of true rites of passage

August 26, 2015 To say that suicide seeds are planted in mental illness (The Maui News, Aug. 19) is to simplify something that encompasses us all. more »»

Overgrown lot poses risk to nearby residents

August 26, 2015 At the fork of Lunalilo and Liholiho streets, there is a large lot that is so overgrown with huge brush and weeds that it is fire scary to nearby residents. more »»

Marijuana is not a GMO; it occurs naturally

August 26, 2015 Marijuana, as well as golf course grasses, are a result of hybridization and are not genetically modified organisms. Hybridization occurs naturally, since the beginning of time. more »»

 
 

Alcoholics Anonymous - sundays August 30, 2015

Club 449 gay/lesbian group, 7:30 a.m., Kalama Park bandstand, 1900 block of South Kihei Road; We Agnostics (no prayers), 10 a.m., 131 S. Kihei Road by the Maui Bridge Club; call 874-0214. Also, Maui Sunset group, 5-6 p.m., toward shoreline, behind Maui Sunset, 1032 S. Kihei Road. more »

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Restating the Obvious

A capsule history of Reaganomics

August 29, 2015 In a comment on Paul Krugman's weekly column, a reader named "Reality Based" from "Flyover Country" says what RtO has been trying to say since 2008, but better: "We now have thirty five... more »

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