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History shows Monsanto’s rush to takeover food supply

June 17, 2016 As I view the rapid end to cane growing, I wonder what will become of all the empty farmland. I can’t help but think of Monsanto and its rush to take over the world’s food supply. Not crazy. more »»

Hillary Clinton is only first lady to run for president

June 17, 2016 Eleanor Roosevelt didn’t do it. Bess Truman didn’t do it. Maime Eisenhower didn’t do it. Jackie Kennedy didn’t do it. Lady Bird Johnson didn’t do it. Pat Nixon didn’t do it. Betty Ford didn’t do it. more »»

Public should seize opportunity to shape Maui’s transportation future

June 16, 2016 Early this year, Maui joined 407 other areas in the United States and its territories in having a Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). more »»

Business model to blame for high health care costs

June 16, 2016 I read with great interest the June 7 editorial on health care costs. Right now, the per capita health care cost in America is $8,508. more »»

Is letter writer in favor of people investing in Maui?

June 16, 2016 After reading “Winning investment for offshore property owners” (Letters, June 7), I question if the writer is or is not in favor of people investing on Maui. more »»

Tunnels reduce travel time on Oahu, why not on Maui?

June 16, 2016 After 17 years of construction, a 35-mile-long tunnel has opened in the Swiss Alps connecting Northern and Southern Europe. more »»

Rush job was not intent of 2012 recommendation

June 15, 2016 Recent letter writers have referred to a 2012 County Charter Commission recommendation that a thorough review of Maui County governance be done at some future date. more »»

3 siblings shook their parents’ traditional views

June 15, 2016 My poor parents! In our family they have experienced “future shock.” Raising me, my younger brother and my younger sister in Ann Arbor, Mich., we have shaken their traditional views. more »»

Yuki Lei Sugimura will be great council member

June 15, 2016 I know Yuki Lei Sugimura through her son, Michael. A common saying is that you can judge someone by looking at their results, or products. more »»

Lifeguard stands don’t use proper medical supplies

June 14, 2016 On the morning of June 4, I sustained a nasty rip in my hand while swimming at Baldwin Beach from an unknown object very close to shore, which was not a coral head or rock. more »»

Ali had uncompromising principles and risked it all

June 14, 2016 What a memorable day! As a French immigrant on my first job, betting for the first time, I had a thrilling first win. more »»

Maui hospitals in crisis due to union injunction

June 14, 2016 I am outraged that the hospital employees and their union have stopped the transfer of our hospital to Kaiser, considering that 95 percent of them signed contracts with Kaiser and will earn more, bu... more »»

We owe Muhammad Ali a debt of gratitude

June 14, 2016 Anyone who thinks “fighting for peace” is a contradiction never knew of Muhammad Ali. Wise, learned and articulate. Uneducated and illiterate. Vicious. Gentle. more »»

Newspaper failed to identify opposition

June 14, 2016 In the story on June 4 about the County Council meeting that received the report of the Special Committee on County Governance, The Maui News failed to identify the opposition. more »»

Homeless alliance is dedicated to solutions

June 14, 2016 As a volunteer board member of the West Maui Taxpayers Association for over 37 years, I represent the WMTA at the Maui Homeless Alliance Meetings monthl. more »»

Comparing LBJ to Trump is far-fetched

June 14, 2016 I couldn’t believe that somebody actually compared Trump to LBJ (Letters, June 7). more »»

Fishermen and swimmers don’t mix at public beaches

June 12, 2016 What is wrong with people here fishing on public beaches? What are they catching, tropical fish, hooking sea turtles, baiting in sharks? I have never seen anything like thi. more »»

Charging people to scrap vehicles makes no sense

June 12, 2016 Let’s not penalize folks for legally “dumping,” recycling, their car. more »»

Choose candidates who live aloha aina, love the land

June 12, 2016 Shortsighted leadership has put South Maui’s people and environment in jeopardy. more »»

Colleen Hanabusa should finish rapid transit job first

June 12, 2016 How can the people of Hawaii stand behind Colleen Hanabusa for her run for U.S. Rep. more »»



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