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Some big shoes to fill

June 9, 2016 Our congratulations to Sherry Duong on her promotion to executive director of the Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau. more »»

Losing the war on drugs

June 8, 2016 The loss of superstar Prince to a drug overdose has left us fixated on why our country has so many such tragedies. more »»

A trillion here, a trillion there

June 7, 2016 Pricewaterhouse Coopers, the accounting firm, has a branch called the Health Research Institute. According to CNNMoney, a study by that research institute found that over half the $2. more »»

Preserving a legacy

June 5, 2016 “We’re here to mark that day in history when the Allied armies joined in battle to reclaim this continent to liberty. For four long years, much of Europe had been under a terrible shadow. more »»

A senseless drug death

June 3, 2016 A medical examiner in Minnesota announced Thursday that superstar rocker Prince died of “fentanyl toxicity.” That is a fancy way of saying he died of a drug overdose. more »»

Using some new tools

June 2, 2016 On a personal basis, we have been slow to adopt ties to social media. more »»

A tragedy is averted

June 1, 2016 A tragedy was averted Saturday when officials at Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens shot an endangered gorilla after a 4-year-old boy fell into its enclosure. more »»

The changed face of war

May 31, 2016 In our mind, Memorial Day has always been a solemn occasion marked by the grizzled faces of veterans whose sad eyes reflect visages of fallen comrades and un-erasable images of lonely battlefields. more »»

Memorial Day’s true meaning

May 29, 2016 Monday is Memorial Day. It is a day intended to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in war for the United States of America. more »»

A little girl lost

May 27, 2016 Helen Bishop is not your traditional subject for a Memorial Day weekend editorial. She never wore a uniform or fought in any wars. more »»

Friday is ‘Don’t Fry Day’

May 26, 2016 Friday has been designated “Don’t’ Fry Day” by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention — a day for all of us who live out here on a tropical island to remember that skin cancer caused by... more »»

The gutter strutters

May 25, 2016 Faster than a speeding Donald Trump insult! More powerful than a Hillary Clinton email! Able to pull the wool over the eyes of 150 million voters with a single ad! It’s a bird, it’s a plane — no,... more »»

Timeliness is important

May 24, 2016 Perhaps it is a sign of our own naivete, but we are troubled when someone who has the title of secretary of Veterans Affairs appears to make light of long wait times for vets’ doctor appointments. more »»

Another study clears GMOs

May 22, 2016 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine released another report last week on the safety and efficacy of genetically engineered crops (or genetically modified organisms). more »»

Don’t take this it’ll kill you

May 20, 2016 Have you noticed that we now live in a world of legal disclaimers? During a news program on television, a commercial came on touting the success of a firm that invests in mutual funds. more »»

A shocking decision

May 19, 2016 To say that we were surprised that the U.S. more »»

Graduation day wishes

May 18, 2016 “If you want to be successful, it’s just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing. more »»

Catalyst for change

May 17, 2016 There are a few Supreme Court rulings that are so significant that virtually everyone who attended school has heard of them: * Marbury v. more »»

HMSA assures its members

May 15, 2016 Hawaii Medical Service Association representatives spread the word this past week that the transition of control of Maui Memorial Medical Center to Kaiser on July 1 will not affect their members’... more »»

Folks who should be congratulated

May 13, 2016 Generally on Friday the 13th, we are filled with trepidation and tread softly. more »»

 
 
 

 

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