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Some pay for but don’t benefit from trash pickup

September 13, 2014 Trash collection is one of the few things that the county does that taxpayers pay for but some taxpayers don’t receive a benefit from. I live in a condo, which pays for its own trash collection. more »»

Undersea cable would be valuable during hurricane

September 12, 2014 Maybe now we should start looking at why the undersea cable has so much value to our state after Hurricane Isell. more »»

Together, we can and are making a difference

September 12, 2014 As Maui Community Correctional Center’s prison ministers, I thank the Justice Fellowship Ministry with its founder, my mentor, who passed to glory. more »»

Vacation rentals should never have been allowed

September 12, 2014 Regarding the issue of vacation rentals and bed-and-breakfasts: These mini hotels should never have been allowed in the first place, and, if allowed, should have been taxed as hotels. more »»

False job loss threats meant only to spread fear

September 12, 2014 With Monsanto silently attaining and farming Maui County agriculture, a mega-corporation slipped in, donated to charities and political campaigns and slowly hired some residents. more »»

Council can’t escape the blame for trash problems

September 12, 2014 I watched the Maui County Council meeting in which members were responding to a bunch of complaints from the public about no trash pickup on holidays. more »»

Supposed survey is really a plug for candidate

September 12, 2014 Recently, I received a call asking me to respond to a short survey. The first set of questions were about David Ige, Duke Aiona and Mufi Hanneman. more »»

Spat between council, mayor an embarrassment

September 12, 2014 This finger-pointing between the mayor and the council about the trash collection and landfill services is embarrassing. more »»

Christians are not being persecuted in America

September 11, 2014 A Sept. 3 letter writer claims that Christians in America are being persecuted by the president. Apparently, she is unfamiliar with the history of Christianity and what it means to be persecuted. more »»

Corporations put profit ahead of quality of life

September 11, 2014 When science is put in the hands of multibillion, multinational biotech corporations such as Monsanto, it only has one single function — to maximize company profit. more »»

Suzuki among best Mauians to play the game

September 11, 2014 As the dust of the Major League Baseball season settles, Mauians should tip their caps to honor Kurt Suzuki as the second homeboy to be selected to the MLB All Star team. more »»

Council should OK mayor’s trash service request

September 11, 2014 I urge the Maui County Council to approve the mayor’s request to revise the budget in order to restore garbage collection and the landfill hours to their previous services. more »»

There’s a reason Arakawa called ‘Rubbish Mayor’

September 10, 2014 I recall back in our mayor’s first term before he got booted out, there were bumper stickers that called him our “Rubbish Mayor.” In those days there was garbage in piles all over the county. more »»

Anti-GMO claims woefully lacking in credibility

September 10, 2014 In a previous letter to The Maui News it was stated that worldwide studies have shown genetically modified organisms to be harmful. more »»

Vote to protect people’s lives over making money

September 10, 2014 In case you have not been paying attention, there are issues either submitted or about to be submitted for legalized gambling and legalized marijuana use for our state to gain more revenue. more »»

Website is suggested to learn history of Monsanto

September 9, 2014 If you want to see a history of Monsanto so you can make up your mind whether you want to ingest any of its farm products rather than let Monsanto or some judge decide for you, go to bestmeal. more »»

Anti-GMO forces pushing for rules already enacted

September 9, 2014 I have recently seen that the anti-GMO forces are claiming that there are undocumented herbicides and pesticides used on genetically modified organism crops and that they present a danger to the... more »»

Trash pickup methods being used make no sense

September 9, 2014 I’m amazed at the trash pickup situation. more »»

County trying to bully the public on trash service

September 9, 2014 The letter the county sent out had this in it: “refuse collection remains a heavily subsidized service that actually costs the County $40 per month to provide. more »»

Politicians get a raise, trash service gets cut

September 9, 2014 Here we go. Our politicians take a big pay raise and then they cut our trash service. Now they going point fingers at one another; you know it’s election time. more »»

 
 
 

 

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