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Roadside memorial no place for recklessness

July 14, 2015 I am writing this letter with regards to the behavior being displayed at the roadside memorial on the intersection of Maalo Street and South Papa Avenue. more »»

President’s eulogy was a healing, uniting message

July 14, 2015 I was sitting down in my favorite chair, sipping my morning coffee hoping to enjoy my Independence Day holida. more »»

Taxpayers take hit for overtime abuses

July 12, 2015 Lack of transparency is always a concern in public departments, especially when it can be so tempting for public employees to abuse the system to spike their pension. more »»

Civil Rights Act created reverse discrimination

July 10, 2015 I disagree with your July 2 editorial. You state that President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act, thereby outlawing discrimination in hiring on the basis of race, sex or religion. Not exactly true. more »»

Review of cane burning policy is long overdue

July 10, 2015 I am writing to support the long overdue review of our cane burning policy on Mau. more »»

Moratorium setback should not deter further action

July 10, 2015 I’ve been visiting Maui yearly for the past 13 years. I am U.S. Army retired with 22 years in service. I served in Vietnam two tours starting in 1963. All tours were with Special Forces units. more »»

Letter triggers ‘get over it’ recollection of reporter

July 10, 2015 In reading letters such as one in the July 5 issue, I am reminded of sports reporter Warner Wolf’s sign-off whenever he described a losing team’s excuses and complaints: “Get over it. more »»

Tough gun control laws in Democrat-controlled cities

July 10, 2015 The United States is third in murders throughout the world. But if you take out just four cities — Chicago, Detroit, Washington, D.. more »»

Utopian society could bring a new era of nonviolence

July 9, 2015 Enough of all this killin. more »»

The ‘golden rule’ prevails again in court’s GMO ruling

July 9, 2015 It was a dark and sad day June 30 as a federal judge struck down the Maui County moratorium on genetically engineered crop. more »»

‘Mercantile element’ was instrumental in overthrow

July 9, 2015 This is in response to the June 27 article on Gov. David Ige speaking at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon. He spoke regarding the protest at Mauna Kea. more »»

Let’s grow what Maui really needs, food

July 8, 2015 I was just thinking about the sugar cane problem the other day (have you seen my “Black Snow of Kihei” video on YouTube?). I agree something has to be done about cane burning and food production. more »»

Protest brings dignity, respect to the kanaka

July 8, 2015 No turning back now! If you look on the broader scope, this protest of TMT is bringing dignity and respect back to our downtrodden people. more »»

Donald Trump has foot-in-mouth disease

July 8, 2015 Well, The Donald has done it again. more »»

Campaign did not survive confrontation with reality

July 7, 2015 The invalidated moratorium on genetically engineered crops called for safety studies of GE crops and pesticides; these have already been done by many independent scientists and organizations around... more »»

Cimate change denial eases naysayers’ conscience

July 7, 2015 Climate change discussions bring out fear in people, both of personal annihilation and of disruption of worldwide economies. They also bring to light human ignorance, incapacity and guilt. more »»

Ban American and Hawaii state flag

July 5, 2015 Your editorial of June 25 (“Symbol that needs to go”) should put to rest the absurd notion Maui’s left-wingers have clung to that your editor is a political conservative. more »»

‘Inactivist’ applies nicely to those stuck in the past

July 5, 2015 I knew some emotionally stunted smoke addict would surely do it and they did, a meeting of “activists” took place in Kihei regarding the assault by HC&S on the breathing community. more »»

Cane burning a way of life here

July 5, 2015 Where do these people come from that are complaining about cane burning? Do they not know the jobs that would be lost on this small island? The economy would be turned upside down. more »»

Telescope would be a good thing for Hawaii

July 5, 2015 “Grandpa, why are those people angry about a new telescope? I think it would be a good thing for Hawaii.” “Oh, it would be,” Little One. more »»

 
 
 

 

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