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Rebels who changed us

September 30, 2016 At about the same time Bill Haley decided to “Rock Around The Clock” and introduce a new rebellious tone to pop music, there was a small group of actors who were bringing the same kind of rebellion... more »»

Shop locally; help all of us

September 29, 2016 “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach him to use the Net and he won't bother you for weeks. more »»

The loser is undebatable

September 28, 2016 Apparently, we were not the only ones who thought watching Monday night’s presidential debate was somewhat akin to being waterboarde. more »»

An idol worth admiring

September 27, 2016 Most of us had childhood idols. Some were adults who influenced us on a daily basis, like teachers and coaches. Others were celebrities, either in the entertainment business or sports. more »»

‘Superbug’ in Hawaii

September 25, 2016 Hawaii has the dubious distinction of being the home of a new strain of gonorrhea that is proving very resistant to the two antibiotics currently considered the gold standard for treatment of the... more »»

Worries about our hospital

September 23, 2016 Just what exactly is going to be left of Maui Memorial Medical Center when it is finally transitioned into being operated by Kaiser? Originally, transfer of the operations of the Hawaii Health... more »»

Pressured into fraud

September 22, 2016 The Wells Fargo scandal points out, once again, that the buck seldom stops at the to. more »»

A significant date in history

September 21, 2016 Thursday is the 154th anniversary of a very important event in American history. On Sept. more »»

Terrorism by any other name

September 20, 2016 The weekend’s events in New York City and surrounding areas were troubling in many respects, not the least of which was the reluctance of the NYC mayor to immediately label the bombings terroris. more »»

Debates are key to election

September 18, 2016 As we have written here previously, the debates between presidential candidates are often the deciding factor in elections. Going back to 1960 when John F. Kennedy and Richard M. more »»

Clinton needs to take it easy

September 16, 2016 A long, long time ago, we had a pain in our side. A little toward the back, right below the rib cage. In addition to that pain, we had a persistent cough. more »»

Bad example from the top

September 15, 2016 There is an effort afoot across most of the nation to find ways to stop bullyin. more »»

Watching over your shoulder

September 14, 2016 Did you ever get the feeling someone’s watching you? Ever get the feeling someone is following you? Well, someone is. As Jack Paar once put it, “Even paranoid people can have enemies. more »»

All talk, no listen

September 13, 2016 If you are like most people who use a computer, your email is probably riddled with all kinds of pieces forwarded by friends or acquaintances. more »»

Maui watches, waits, mourns

September 11, 2016 (This editorial appeared Sept. 12, 2001, in The Maui News.) Maui County awoke to a new, more frightening world yesterday. more »»

Aftermath of an attack, Part II

September 9, 2016 In light of Sunday’s 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001, we devoted Thursday’s editorial and today’s to the aftermath of that calamity. more »»

Aftermath of an attack, Part 1

September 8, 2016 This Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001. more »»

When reality isn’t enough

September 7, 2016 As we have written before, it is interesting to note almost all the crime stories in The Maui News have a common element: The accused either has a history of alcohol or drug abuse or was at least... more »»

Another fight about smoking

September 6, 2016 The New York Times had an interesting article Friday about efforts by tobacco and e-cigarette lobbyists trying to block the Food and Drug Administration from conducting tests to determine the safety... more »»

Labor Day honors work

September 4, 2016 For most, the nature of labor has changed radically in the last couple of decades — even on Maui. Calluses have been exchanged for carpal tunnel syndrome. more »»

Readers pick ‘Best of Maui’

September 2, 2016 One of our favorite editions of the year is The Maui News’ “Best of Maui” publication on the Labor Day weekend. This year’s “Best of Maui” will appear in Sunday’s paper. more »»



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Restating the Obvious

What the community wants

September 28, 2016 I went to a meeting of the revived Wailuku Community Association Monday evening. Community is an exaggeration. Of about 20 people there, all but 5 or 6 were on the county payrol. more »

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