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Ching could take UH athletics to the next level

January 30, 2015 In light of the search for an athletic director for the University of Hawaii, look no further than our own backyard. more »»

 
 
 
Elected leaders are not listening to Maui voters

January 30, 2015 Only 32 percent of Maui voters voted in last election. Our County Council and mayor are now sworn in, saying they are doing the people’s business. more »»

Solution offered for labeling ‘GMO-free’ items

January 30, 2015 Given the ubiquitous presence of GMO ingredients in today’s foods, here’s a solution to the labeling requirement being promoted by the anti-GMO crowd: If a food manufacturer wants his product to be... more »»

There’s just not enough time for potty-training

January 30, 2015 Hey, personally I can’t wait to enroll my kids at Maui’s newest “Potty-Training Boot Camp,” because let’s face it, I’m a real modern-thinking American parent who is, seriously, just too darn busy to... more »»

Mail-in-only voting not solution to voter apathy

January 30, 2015 Our state has taken another step away from freedom with a proposal for mail-in only voting (The Maui News, Jan. 24). The idea behind this suggestion is that it will increase voter participation. more »»

Theater shooting trial scenario eclipses insanity

January 29, 2015 In Centennial, Colo., James Holmes appeared in court to face charges of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others at a suburban Denver movie theate. more »»

Government works for the people, not corporations

January 29, 2015 We thank The Maui News for publishing the op-ed “Corporations are not people” (Jan. 21). more »»

Students, schools being robbed by mandated tests

January 29, 2015 At the risk of sounding like The Lorax, I speak for the students — will you? Our faculty met recently, not to discuss how to best teach our students, rather we met to discuss how to best fit in all... more »»

Commission and chief encourage public discourse

January 29, 2015 Congratulations to the Maui Police Commission for experimenting with different meeting places in order to encourage the public to attend meetings. more »»

MEO fights poverty, helps tri-isle residents for 50 years as nonprofit

January 28, 2015 This year Maui Economic Opportunity celebrates 50 years of service to the people of Maui Count. more »»

Maui showing leadership on cannabis law reform

January 28, 2015 Mahalo for your focus on the legislative efforts to relegalize cannabis (Jan. 21 Maui News). more »»

Maui’s limited resources quickly being depleted

January 28, 2015 Have we lost Maui? I was born and raised on Maui. I am Hawaiian, Portuguese, Filipino, Korean, Japanese and Chines. more »»

Dollars paid should be part of tax equation

January 27, 2015 I wonder why some politicians favor increasing the tax percentage paid by wealthy people who now pay two or more times the tax that average Americans pay. more »»

Obama speech inspires slogan for Democratic Party

January 27, 2015 After reading about Obama’s State of the Union speech in The Maui News, I have come up with a new slogan for the Democratic Party: From each according to his ability, to each according to his nee. more »»

Staffing new medical center will prove costly

January 27, 2015 I’m all for having a medical center in West Maui that provides emergency services, but the latest news on doctor staffing has me wondering how they can open the doors once the facility is built. more »»

Many voters appear confused on votes they cast

January 27, 2015 It has now been a few months since the general election. As the adage goes: “Elections have consequences. more »»

GMO papaya seeds planted in a brazen act of defiance

January 25, 2015 I’ve been a very naughty bo. more »»

PUC needs to take a close look at energy company

January 25, 2015 I’m not sure how many Maui residents are following what NextEra’s plans are. They’re not in favor of residential rooftop sola. more »»

Alcohol, tobacco products raise health care costs

January 25, 2015 It is a national problem, so it also concerns Maui and all of Hawaii. You overdose on heroin or cocaine, the health care system is not burdened with caring for you for maybe decade. more »»

Foolishness teaches society lessons that bring wisdom

January 25, 2015 There’s an old saying, “A wise man is happy until he meets a fool.” And yet, fools teach us patience, tolerance, understanding and compassion. Every fool has a right to his foolishnes. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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