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Maui Connections

October 21, 2014 There’s more stuff than ever to be afraid of these days. And that’s not even counting Halloween. At least we can cross Hurricane Ana off the list now. more »»

 
 
 
Ask The Mayor

October 20, 2014 Q: I’ve been hearing so many different things about the genetically modified organism ballot initiative, but I’m more confused than ever. more »»

Council puts focus on cybercrime, domestic violence

October 19, 2014 I received an email from a good friend saying I’d won a large amount of money in a sweepstakes. The email asked for personal and bank information in order to wire the money to my account. more »»

Tree by tree

October 17, 2014 A 19-acre palm forest in Peahi, painstakingly planted by the acclaimed American poet W.S. more »»

Maui Nei

October 16, 2014 The winner of a national award for innovative and successful fundraising missed its goal — the first time in 15 years. more »»

People vote every day with their feet

October 16, 2014 We have elections coming up next month. We will be going to the ballot boxes to choose those who will lead us forward in government. But let’s not kid ourselves. Elections are happening every day. more »»

Sharing Mana‘o

October 15, 2014 Like Dorothy in the land of Oz, or Alice Through the Looking Glass, I have been to Wonderland and back. more »»

Maui Connections

October 14, 2014 Disc jockey Bill Best was doing his Mana’o Hana Hou Radio show Friday morning when he mentioned that they were blowing glass at Worcester Glassworks at that very momen. more »»

Ask The Mayor

October 13, 2014 Q: I have noticed there are major price differences between the islands concerning gas prices, with Maui always the highest. Average prices per gallon of gas are as follows: Hilo’s is $4. more »»

New laws passed on business signs, false alarms, business zoning

October 12, 2014 Business owners and operators no longer have to identify their businesses by posting a sign on the entrance side of their establishments. The County Council voted 9-0 on Sept. more »»

The State of Aloha

October 10, 2014 Surely everyone has heard something about that “GMO thing” by now. It started on Maui back in June with a voter initiativ. more »»

Maui Nei

October 9, 2014 In 1968, a Mainland reporter hired by the Honolulu Advertiser was intrigued by the sound of a distinctly local way of talking. Worth learning, he thought. more »»

The problem with tax cliffs

October 9, 2014 When I was growing up there was a hilarious cartoon involving a roadrunner and a coyote. more »»

Sharing Mana‘o

October 8, 2014 Tita’s Travel Adventures, Part 2: I made it to Michigan without major incident, albeit several hours late. Mahalo to the several readers who emailed or Facebook-posted their sympathy and travel tip. more »»

Maui Connections

October 7, 2014 A lot of folks are planning to laugh off Halloween this year. That’s the word from Paul Chamberlain as he mounts the first-ever Maui Comedy Festival for seven Lahaina venues along Front Street. more »»

Ask The Mayor

October 6, 2014 Q: I am wheelchair-bound and utilize the Maui Bus Americans with Disabilities Act paratransit syste. more »»

Council readies platform for 2015 state legislative session

October 5, 2014 During a recent public forum organized by the Maui Disability Alliance, several Maui County Council members stood up and left. They weren’t being disrespectful. They didn’t want to leave. more »»

Fun for all, and all for fun

October 3, 2014 Avery Chumbley still remembers the phone call that saved the Maui Fair. more »»

Maui Nei

October 2, 2014 Judging from the stories and editorials in The Maui News, civic pride had a lot to do with establishing a tradition stretching from 1916 to 2014. more »»

The second most unfair tax system?

October 2, 2014 Recently, the online site WalletHub published a 50-state study called “2014’s Most & Least Fair State Tax Systems. more »»

Sharing Mana‘o

October 1, 2014 Be careful what you wish for! All my life I’ve heard that saying but never took it seriously. Until today. It began a year ago, when an old friend and I resumed communication after a 30-year lapse. more »»

 
 

Maui Civil Air Patrol October 21, 2014

Composite Squadrons, 5:30-8 p.m., Kihei Charter High School in the Kihei Commercial Center, for youths 12-17 and parents (call 344-7027 or see www.capinkihei.org); and 7 p.m. in Puunene (call 877-6117). more »

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Seeing the light

October 20, 2014 On my birthday a couple weeks ago, I had dinner with a friend whose birthday is one day later, and she quizzed me about why I am not a Catholic any more. more »

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