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Rainy days prove to be a nightmare at Maui High

October 22, 2014 I am a junior at Maui High School. Some would say that grass is meant to grow. However, that is not possible if there is no grass at al. more »»

Campaign financing should be public, not private

October 22, 2014 Our constituents deserve the candidates with the best, most impassioned ideas for the betterment of our people, and not the candidates with the most money to spend on television advertisements,... more »»

Day should be set aside to honor true discoverers

October 22, 2014 The Oct. 13 editorial of a short history of the October federal holiday hit some correct notes, but . . . Since we have a Christian holiday in December, an African-American (Martin Luther King Jr. more »»

Cook arrived in the islands in 1778, not in 1776

October 22, 2014 Capt. Cook arrived on Kauai on Jan. 18, 1778, not 1776, as the Oct. 13 editorial stated. more »»

Questions about initative answered

October 21, 2014 The Maui Chapter of Hawaii Farmers Union United is an advocate for local agriculture. more »»

Allow Native Hawaiians to hunt, eat sea turtles

October 21, 2014 Let Native Hawaiians exercise our ancestral gathering rights by allowing us to hunt and eat sea turtles. Hawaiians have been doing this for centuries, and it did not destroy the turtle population. more »»

Two candidates skirting the law on term limits

October 21, 2014 The Maui County Charter states that “no member of the county council shall serve more than five consecutive full terms of office. more »»

Vote should be for a labeling law, not for a ban

October 21, 2014 Fact versus fiction, logic versus emotion. Fact is that, worldwide, genetically modified organisms are an accepted although regulated science and farming methodolog. more »»

Tomorrow may be too late, time to pray is today

October 21, 2014 It is time to pray and humble ourselves. Lord, begin with me. Please forgive me for my iniquities and shortcomings. more »»

Vote ‘yes’ and kick the big money out of Maui

October 21, 2014 The missionaries keep coming back. The first ones came here with the fear of God to control the people. Now the fear of jobs being lost is the too. more »»

Maui County deliberately chosen as a GE test site

October 21, 2014 There are some shortsighted and uninformed people in Maui County that remain focused on everything but the actual issue that the genetically modified organism ballot initiative addresses. more »»

Hawaiians came together to achieve worthy goal

October 21, 2014 Many endeavors improve with age and application, and the Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce is one such undertaking. On Oct. more »»

Time to normalize relations between U.S. and Cuba

October 21, 2014 Like a petulant child who didn’t get its way, the United States, through a senseless embargo, has chosen to pout for 50 years over Cuba’s right to choose communism as its form of governmen. more »»

Vote ‘yes’ to healthy future with GMO moratorium

October 21, 2014 The decision to vote “yes” on the genetically modified organism moratorium is basically a vote for a healthier future on Maui. more »»

Initiative has morphed beyond its original intent

October 21, 2014 When the anti-genetically modified organism movement was initiated a while back, I believed it was focused on protecting the right of personal choice by demanding that products be properly labeled,... more »»

GMO products are not fit for human consumption

October 21, 2014 As someone who used to work in the biotech industry, I urge all Maui County voters to support the moratorium on genetically modified organism crops. more »»

Voters need to understand agricultural issues on ballot

October 20, 2014 Hawaii voters will be faced with many important decisions relating to agriculture in the Nov. 4 electio. more »»

Maui residents are being gouged by gas prices

October 20, 2014 One thing I don’t understand is the price of gas here on Maui. Gas had been at $4.39 over here in Lahaina when gas on the open market (such as on the stock market) was $3.02. more »»

Voters are urged not to be swayed by propaganda

October 20, 2014 History is definitely repeating itself. Without sounding too simplistic, the sins that toppled some of history’s greatest governments are now taking shape in and taking hold of USA. more »»

Vote for those who will change backward system

October 20, 2014 Our hospital is underfunded and cutting services. We had a fully funded new state-of-the-art hospital ready to go, and our legislators stopped it from happening. more »»

 
 
 

 

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