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Time-share owners easy pickings for council

June 30, 2016 I recently received notification from the Westin Ka‘anapali Ocean Resort Vacation Owners Association that I will be receiving a bill for a special assessment. more »»

 
 
 
Firearm used in shooting is not an assault weapon

June 30, 2016 In a letter published on June 19, the writer erroneously calls the semi-automatic-fire Sig-Sauer MCX rifle used by the Orlando mass murderer an assault weapon. more »»

Deceptive tactic used by Rep. Ing

June 30, 2016 Rep. Kaniela Ing, vying for the South Maui state House seat, District 11, was caught using my Facebook picture without my permission. more »»

Let’s create a model of a peaceful society

June 29, 2016 Are you as tired as I am of hearing about this planetary cancer called Islamic State (IS)? It has been about a decade and they have caused mayhem and terrorism around the planet. more »»

Council candidate already helping people of Maui

June 29, 2016 When you hear the name “Yuki Lei Sugimura,” what comes to mind is “community. more »»

Food labeling should include OCM warning

June 29, 2016 Let’s discuss food labeling. The anti-GMOs want all GMO foods to be labeled, saying that it is their right to kno. more »»

Helicopters flying over homes all week

June 28, 2016 Just in case you didn’t notice, helicopters have been flying over Maui all week. If you grow marijuana or you don’t grow marijuana, they are still flying over your hous. more »»

We determine what type of government we desire

June 28, 2016 Too often, unfortunately, elected officials forget that they have been elected to do the people’s work, not their own, and that their positions in effect belong to the people, not themselves. more »»

Expanding monument will do more harm than good

June 28, 2016 I am writing regarding the proposal to expand the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument and to ban commercial fishing there. more »»

Pukalani sidewalk is a huge improvement

June 26, 2016 I’m grateful for the new sidewalks. Hey, develop your sense of humor and attitude of gratitude. more »»

Valley Isle will never be the same so get over it

June 26, 2016 If you put one ant in an empty jar, he’s got a lot of room to roam, he’s got paradise. Put another ant in there, they both got paradise. It would be paradise even if you put a few dozen ants in there. more »»

UPW, court not looking out for residents of Maui

June 26, 2016 Thank you, UPW and the court. Recently, I had to have a medical examination and procedure. more »»

What will it take to enact gun legislation?

June 26, 2016 I cringe each day when I turn on my TV in fear of hearing of another unbearable attack of mass gun violence in America. more »»

Current staff shortages at MMMC unacceptable

June 26, 2016 Your lead article June 15 described the current staff shortages at Maui Memorial Medical Center (12 percent of the workforce!) and other shortages countywide, totaling 367. more »»

Demagogues prey on the prejudices of the public

June 26, 2016 The British voted to leave the European Union against their own interests. Maui voters outlawed an entire science because of maleficent behavior by one company. more »»

President continues to be best gun salesman

June 26, 2016 Thank you for publishing my previous letter (June 21), albeit edited. May I submit the following Google search suggestions: “Orlando Shooting Hoax Busted Wide Open. more »»

Deidre Tegarden got it right; columnist is wrong

June 24, 2016 Columnist Ben Lowenthal stated “Tegarden got it wrong” (“State of Aloha,” June 17) when in fact Deidre Tegarden got it right! Tegarden made a statement about Kaniela Ing being the only Neighbor... more »»

Hodges claims to be more progressive than Gabbard

June 24, 2016 Shay Chan Hodges is running for U.S. Congress against fellow Democrat and incumbent Tulsi Gabbard. Hodges, a first-time candidate, must have an ego even larger than mine to run for this office. more »»

TVRs ruin community within small neighborhoods

June 23, 2016 This is in response to a June 19 letter questioning whether a previous writer’s intent was in favor or not of people investing on Maui in real estate. more »»

Candidate backs up talk with action, gets results

June 23, 2016 I don’t normally write letters to the editor, but in this case I think it’s important to share my views about Yuki Lei Sugimura, candidate for County Counci. more »»

Government control of health care wouldn’t help

June 23, 2016 A June 16 letter writer brought it to our attention that health care expenses in the U.S. cost every man, woman and child $8,508 every year. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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This is Europe’s golden age

June 26, 2016 What is the real importance of Britain’s vote to quit the European Union? That a border in Europe was changed and no army marched. more »

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