It’s irresponsible to rush Mala ramp repair work

The Mala boat ramp and dock (The Maui News, June 6) has been in disrepair for years. The recreational fisherman, commercial fishermen, dive boats and all other seasonal users have learned deal with it.

To say that the repairs cannot wait until January and need to take place starting in October is irresponsible. Politics I would guess. Beginning the work in October would also negatively affect the largest local fishing tournament on the west side – the annual “Halloween Shootout.”

At least, wait until November.

Joel Vitt