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Voters need to understand agricultural issues on ballot

October 20, 2014 Hawaii voters will be faced with many important decisions relating to agriculture in the Nov. 4 electio. more »»

 
 
 
Maui residents are being gouged by gas prices

October 20, 2014 One thing I don’t understand is the price of gas here on Maui. Gas had been at $4.39 over here in Lahaina when gas on the open market (such as on the stock market) was $3.02. more »»

Voters are urged not to be swayed by propaganda

October 20, 2014 History is definitely repeating itself. Without sounding too simplistic, the sins that toppled some of history’s greatest governments are now taking shape in and taking hold of USA. more »»

Vote for those who will change backward system

October 20, 2014 Our hospital is underfunded and cutting services. We had a fully funded new state-of-the-art hospital ready to go, and our legislators stopped it from happening. more »»

Anti-GMO graffiti being cleaned up by seniors

October 19, 2014 As the president of the Lahaina-Honolua Senior Citizens’ Club, I, along with members of our club and many Lahaina residents, were saddened and distressed to wake up recently to find anti-GMO... more »»

Clerks make departments run seamlessly

October 19, 2014 In response to an Oct. more »»

Bees could be telling us something about GMOs

October 19, 2014 In the current debate about potential harm of genetically modified organisms, little has been mentioned locally about what is happening with bees, our primary pollinator. more »»

Attend next KCA meeting to hear from candidates

October 19, 2014 Is there anyone in the county who believes that everything our county government does is fine? OK, unlike that guy, most of us see room for improvement and proposed changes, but how does one effect... more »»

GMO manufacturers aiming to take over farming

October 19, 2014 There have been multiple references to the fact that the European Union has banned genetically modified organism foods but nobody has said why. more »»

Clerks worth even more than they are asking for

October 19, 2014 A letter on Oct. 1 was submitted by a community member who believes in the cause of equal pay for equal worth. An Oct. 8 letter writer responded, and I would like a chance to respond as well. more »»

Council is challenged to address repricing issue

October 19, 2014 This is in response to an Oct. more »»

Open gates of hell for perpetrators of beheadings

October 19, 2014 Here we go again. Another beheading, striking abject terror in another human being, by an apparent soulless entit. more »»

Decisions made to offer new health plans

October 18, 2014 When the Hawaii Medical Service Association was launched in 1938, the founders’ goal was nothing less than advancing the health of Hawaii. more »»

Voters disrespected by incumbent state lawmakers

October 18, 2014 What is the role of state senators and representatives? Do we elect them to represent Hawaii residents, or do we elect them to do what they think is best? If you ask them, they will say it is to... more »»

Why isn’t work on sports complex being halted?

October 18, 2014 The state Department of Land and Natural Resources and Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui have sunk to all-time lows. On Oct. more »»

It’s time for clerks to be valued for their work

October 18, 2014 Being a clerk doesn’t only mean that we are indoors, air-conditioned, sitting down. more »»

Closed bridge an example of misplaced priorities and irresponsible spending

October 17, 2014 The Lower Nahiku Bridge and road to the Nahiku Landing were blocked with barriers by the County of Maui on Sept. 26. The sign says: “Bridge Close. more »»

Warning issued to beware of another phone scam

October 17, 2014 Please remind people that there is a phone scam once again going on. They are persistent and will call several times to let you know you won $2. more »»

Initiative is driven by ideology, not by science

October 17, 2014 The reality of anti-genetically modified organism people is frightening. It is becoming increasingly difficult for voters to get both sides of the issu. more »»

Challenge issued to all to stand up for children

October 17, 2014 I challenge political candidates and their supporters, The Maui News readers and letter writers, community groups, businesses and families to stand up for children and come out to help A Keiki’s... more »»

Elitist attitude is driving anti-GMO initiative

October 16, 2014 I have farmer friends who do not understand the reasoning behind the initiative against genetically modified organism crops and the use of pesticides. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Restating the Obvious

Why do the rightwingers quiver?

October 18, 2014 It isn't a rhetorical question. They do. But why, I'd like to know? Examples: * They are afraid to go into a pizza parlor without carrying an assault rifle. more »

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