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Moratorium not solution for housing shortage

March 4, 2015 The Maui Planning Commission has asked the County Council to impose a moratorium on permits for short-term vacation rentals because there is a shortage of affordable long-term rental housing. more »»

Free speech is more sacred than any religion could be

March 4, 2015 People have been murdered over cartoons. End of moral discussion. The killing was wrong, there’s nothing else to consider, and thinking otherwise reveals a serious lack of moral clarity. more »»

Vehicle fails inspection despite operative lamp

March 4, 2015 I work as a auto parts salesperson at one of Maui’s auto parts stores. more »»

Reusable plastic bags ending up in trash

March 4, 2015 After the county and its citizens successfully banned grocery plastic bags, Foodland has stepped backwards, bringing back plastic bags. more »»

President Obama does not like or love America

March 3, 2015 A recent cartoon in The Maui News depicts Rudy Giuliani as a grouch because he had the nerve to say Obama did not love America (Opinion, Feb. 22. more »»

Recycling preferable to buying landfill space

March 3, 2015 When is Lahaina going to get recycling back? The Maui News reported that they needed a place to put it. more »»

Time to take back rights regarding education

March 3, 2015 Kudos to Alan Isbell for his eloquent recognition of what exactly is wrong with our education system in his Viewpoint article titled “Education Reform Failure Hidden by Lies, Damned Lies and... more »»

MEO provided training necessary to achieve goals

March 3, 2015 I first heard about Maui Economic Opportunity through my previous landlord, who suggested that I should inquire about the services offered. More specifically, the rental assistance program. more »»

Health care loss affects everyone

March 1, 2015 My name is Dr. Ronald M. Boyd, and I am an interventional radiologist and chief of the medical staff at Maui Memorial Medical Center. more »»

Legislative hearing sought for pesticide measure

March 1, 2015 If any readers have influence with Sen. more »»

Prohibiting marijuana helps create a black market for it

March 1, 2015 Prohibitionists support unregulated and untaxed black markets. The industry has experienced tremendous growth under marijuana prohibition, much like Canadian whiskey under alcohol prohibition. more »»

County of Maui clerks fighting for equal pay

March 1, 2015 After watching the 2015 Oscar Awards, it is clear to see that even in mainstream Hollywood a pay disparity exists between men and women. more »»

Na Kupuna O Maui grateful for mayor’s support, action

March 1, 2015 Na Kupuna O Maui owes a huge debt of gratitude to Mayor Alan Arakawa. more »»

Turn lane onto Kuihelani Highway is inadequate

March 1, 2015 Hats off to the Maui County Department of Public Works, Engineering Division, and I am sure private developers for their farsighted plans that involved (and continue to involve) the parcel of land... more »»

Teenagers should wait to have children later in life

March 1, 2015 In 2011, more than 1,000 teens under the age of 20 have become pregnant in Hawaii. more »»

Officials should address complaints in democracy

March 1, 2015 Choosing to fall in love with an American and settle in Hawaii can have its challenges for a Brit. more »»

Being elected official not always easy or pleasant

February 27, 2015 Councilman Don Guzman’s explanation as to what happened to the genetically modified organism initiative was convincing. more »»

Interpretation of ‘may’ in rule could set precedent

February 27, 2015 For over six weeks Department of Liquor Control Director Franklyn Silva has been considering whether it is a violation of Maui County law for a licensed restaurant to not allow a patron to remove a... more »»

Participate in homeowner association elections wisely

February 27, 2015 It’s election season! It is? Yes, it sure is. All over Maui, at this time of year, homeowner associations and condo associations elect new boards of directors. more »»

Getting the right answer whole aim of mathematics

February 26, 2015 I worry about the school mathematics standards discussed in the Viewpoint article of Feb. 17 and, in particular, the thinking that produces the comment “ . . . more »»

 
 
 

 

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