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Why not create our own, unique flag?

July 30, 2015 I have to disagree in part with a July 19 letter. Historically the writer is wrong, the Union Jack has nothing to do with religion. We did not fight the British over religion. In addition, when the U. more »»

Cow on Oahu did not have to be shot

July 30, 2015 Why in the world would the Honolulu Police Department shoot a poor little cow? You need to know that you could have taken a rope to rally it up. more »»

There should be no ‘Gun Free Zones’

July 30, 2015 Once again a clueless and irresponsible Associated Press opinion lands on the front page of the July 18 Maui News titled, “How did gunman go from ordinary teen to killer?” Why are oblivious liberal... more »»

17th Amendment changed how senators were chosen

July 30, 2015 The recent discussions of utilizing a county manager rather than a mayor elected by the public at large brings to mind the history of the 17th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. more »»

Taxi companies should create their own apps

July 30, 2015 Uber is here and the sky is falling (The Maui News, July 19). The article states that taxi drivers are losing “their” riders to an unregulated interloper. more »»

No need to heed global warming warnings?

July 30, 2015 Indigenous Hawaiian bird populations could face new challenges posed by global climate change over the next century, according to researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison and the U.S. more »»

MMMC finally gets the recognition it deserves

July 29, 2015 In reading the July 16 front page article about the successful cardiac unit at Maui Memorial, I thought, “it’s about time. more »»

People ‘for’ cane burning ignite memory of meeting

July 29, 2015 Many years ago I attended a meeting for “Beyond War” — a citizens group dedicated to the prevention of nuclear wa. more »»

We still fall short of America’s promise

July 29, 2015 Born in 1931, a time of indiscriminate lynchings to which most turned their backs, I saw the ugliness of white men’s prejudice stirred in the cauldron of hate by the Ku Klux Klan hiding behind white... more »»

Sea creatures do what we do

July 29, 2015 There have been a number of letters decrying “human waste” in the ocean. The latest (July 16) cited “sacks” of human waste on the rocks at Hookipa. more »»

‘Chamber View’ was an advertisement

July 29, 2015 The July 17 “Chamber View” column written by the president of the Maui Chamber of Commerce regarding their new Enhanced Benefits Package should not have been on the editorial page. more »»

Irrigation systems making waterfalls on Wailea roads

July 28, 2015 Since the first time I drove around Wailea, I was shocked with the amount of water that is wasted every night. more »»

Take pride in America, fly the stars and stripes

July 28, 2015 As a third-generation American, I want to recognize and congratulate The Maui News for printing the American flag on a full page of its July 4th issue in celebration of our country’s 239th birthday. more »»

Correct spelling is attorneys general

July 28, 2015 Sunday, July 19. Big headline on Page A8 in The Maui News: “Attorney generals should address . . . more »»

Startling blue sky a thing of the past

July 28, 2015 The sky over Hawaii in 1980 is not the sky over Hawaii now. Once, it was a startling blue. One can still see that older sky in photos and films. more »»

Turtles, not humans, leaving waste behind

July 28, 2015 There is a good chance that the human waste in the shallow waters of Hookipa is actually turtle waste. more »»

Pay off politicians to stop cane burning

July 26, 2015 Let’s get rea. more »»

‘Reactive airway disease’ may have multiple causes

July 26, 2015 Those who complain about sugar cane smoke burning need to prove that “reactive airway disease” was caused specifically by cane burning and not by other causes: allergies from pollen, vog, car... more »»

Now is the time to build an air-defense system

July 26, 2015 It is now time to build our “Iron Dome” ASAP! Dan Stockhammer Lahaina ... more »»

Many products deemed safe turn out to be killers

July 26, 2015 Even in our Congress there are those working to give Monsanto, a foreign corporation, the right to not label their products. more »»

Where are people who shut down businesses?

July 26, 2015 “Show me the water,” Michelle Anderson’s bill, was responsible for shutting down construction and affordable housing. The former council member left Maui and now lives on the Mainland. more »»



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