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There’s still time to apply for absentee ballot

September 20, 2014 Well, just a few weeks and Election Day will be here. There’s still time to get your absentee ballot application into the County Clerk’s Office. The time is now. more »»

Comments about assault on child are disgusting

September 20, 2014 A deputy public defender made a statement regarding the sex assault on a young girl (The Maui News, Sept. 6). more »»

Better tenants would mean more long-term rentals

September 20, 2014 I agree with recent letters about the proliferation of transient vacation rentals taking away needed rental housing. more »»

Casting a vote could help protect the innocents

September 20, 2014 I very much agree with “Criminal justice system in Hawaii is appalling” (Letters, Sept. 14). more »»

Whatever GMO bill is called, it would be a ban

September 20, 2014 There is disagreement whether the initiative on genetically modified organisms would be a moratorium or a ban. Whatever it is called, it would be a ban. more »»

Don’t believe distortions; farmers not threatened

September 20, 2014 Is a former attorney general so confused that he sees a criminal where one doesn’t exist? A farmer? If anyone is a criminal, first suspects in my book are Monsanto and Dow, which are paying... more »»

It costs to live in paradise, but could be worse

September 20, 2014 Our mayor and council are now receiving pay increases of 19 percent and 15 percent, and should realize new salary negotiations are most likely coming up for employees. more »»

Maui High is becoming a team to be reckoned with

September 20, 2014 Against insurmountable odds (injuries, grades and an officiating staff that seems to always want to keep them down), members of the Maui High School football team manage to always hold their heads u... more »»

Well-paid assistants to mayor fail at responding

September 19, 2014 On Aug. 12, I called the Mayor’s Office regarding a missed trash pickup with no next-day pickup. I left a message. Eight business days later, still no callbac. more »»

Bill O’Reilly owes people of Hawaii an apology

September 19, 2014 Bill O’Reilly, host of “The O’Reilly Factor” on Fox News, owes the state of Hawaii an apology. On Labor Day, in the section called “Water’s World,” there was a piece about the state of Hawaii. more »»

Chemical giants are putting poison in your food

September 19, 2014 Talk about misinformation, or disinformation. The upcoming genetically modified organism moratorium ballot initiative is to halt growing of GMO plants and that is all. more »»

Those who oppose GMOs refusing to accept facts

September 19, 2014 The anti-genetically modified organism crowd reminds me of the neocons who refuse to accept facts and natural evolution. more »»

Government manipulated to benefit insiders

September 19, 2014 Maui County government has three equal branches of government. The purpose of that arrangement is to provide checks and balances so as to prevent wrongdoing. It is, by design, an adversarial syst. more »»

Electricity bills should show detailed expenses

September 19, 2014 Hawaiian Electric Cos./Maui Electric Co. have the highest per capita renewable power, yet electricity costs tripled from 2002 and used less fuel. more »»

Farming on Maui protected by GMO moratorium bill

September 19, 2014 The Maui County GMO Temporary Moratorium bill would be better served if it were simply called “The Protection of Farming on Maui Bill,” for that is what it is designed to do. more »»

Arakawa makes bad decisions; elect Paltin

September 18, 2014 It takes more than just experience to lead Maui County well. Mayor Alan Arakawa has a lot of experience but can’t seem to make good decisions for the people of Maui. more »»

Research continuing to unveil the hazards of GMOs

September 18, 2014 DNA from genetically modified crops can be transferred into humans who eat them. more »»

Wording on ballot question for GMOs is confusing

September 18, 2014 While I agree wholeheartedly with the Sept. 12 “Today’s Editorial” that we must oppose a ban on genetically modified organisms in Maui County, I disagree with the proposed wording for the Nov. more »»

Government threats to family are shocking if true

September 18, 2014 So, maybe now we can end the trash talk on Maui and the focus on our small issues about the mayor vs. the County Counci. more »»

Resist development, keep Cochran on the council

September 17, 2014 What do you want Maui to look like in 50 years? Do you want it to look like Oahu, with two-hour-plus commutes during rush hour? Do you want a million-plus people spread across the land in buildings... more »»



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