Shared experiences can open possibilities
August 2, 2015 Wouldn’t it be nice if President John F. Kennedy’s Peace Corps had grown into an international Peace Corps? Imagine every country in the United Nations requiring a Peace Corps program modeled on ours. more »»
Research debunks myths about WWII
August 2, 2015 As we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, we face a deluge of misstatements and myths about certain elements of it, particularly its Pacific theater. more »»
‘A dangerous rush to connect’ indeed!
August 2, 2015 I wholeheartedly agreed with The Maui News editorial of July 24 titled “A dangerous rush to connect” about the dangers of connecting everything to the Internet. more »»
Cane ash litters county pool
August 2, 2015 I went swimming at a county pool in Kahului recently. I noticed that cane ash covered the entire bottom of the pool, and pieces of ash were drifting at various depth. more »»
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 »»
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 »»
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 »»
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 »»