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Current staff shortages at MMMC unacceptable

June 26, 2016 Your lead article June 15 described the current staff shortages at Maui Memorial Medical Center (12 percent of the workforce!) and other shortages countywide, totaling 367. more »»

Demagogues prey on the prejudices of the public

June 26, 2016 The British voted to leave the European Union against their own interests. Maui voters outlawed an entire science because of maleficent behavior by one company. more »»

President continues to be best gun salesman

June 26, 2016 Thank you for publishing my previous letter (June 21), albeit edited. May I submit the following Google search suggestions: “Orlando Shooting Hoax Busted Wide Open. more »»

Deidre Tegarden got it right; columnist is wrong

June 24, 2016 Columnist Ben Lowenthal stated “Tegarden got it wrong” (“State of Aloha,” June 17) when in fact Deidre Tegarden got it right! Tegarden made a statement about Kaniela Ing being the only Neighbor... more »»

Hodges claims to be more progressive than Gabbard

June 24, 2016 Shay Chan Hodges is running for U.S. Congress against fellow Democrat and incumbent Tulsi Gabbard. Hodges, a first-time candidate, must have an ego even larger than mine to run for this office. more »»

TVRs ruin community within small neighborhoods

June 23, 2016 This is in response to a June 19 letter questioning whether a previous writer’s intent was in favor or not of people investing on Maui in real estate. more »»

Candidate backs up talk with action, gets results

June 23, 2016 I don’t normally write letters to the editor, but in this case I think it’s important to share my views about Yuki Lei Sugimura, candidate for County Counci. more »»

Government control of health care wouldn’t help

June 23, 2016 A June 16 letter writer brought it to our attention that health care expenses in the U.S. cost every man, woman and child $8,508 every year. more »»

People of Lanai no longer feel welcome while at home

June 22, 2016 Have you been watching what is going on Lanai in connection with our community plan? Please watch what is about to happen to us here. more »»

Exploiters beware; you risk reaping what you sow

June 22, 2016 We are engaged in the struggle for the future of our island home. For many of us, it is the only place we’ve ever known. This is an island of many opportunities, but with a tremendous need. more »»

South Maui deserves responsible representation

June 22, 2016 South Maui needs Deidre Tegarden for responsible state House leadership. She has governmental experience, having worked with both Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Gov. more »»

Letter should not have been published

June 21, 2016 The June 12 letter to the editor “Fishermen and swimmers don’t mix at public beaches” should not have been published. more »»

Graduation demonstration a means to protest publicly

June 21, 2016 Twelve Kamehameha School graduates did not stand as the national anthem playe. more »»

Pole in middle of sidewalk could lead to student injury

June 21, 2016 Watch for these headlines soon in The Maui News. “King Kekaulike student suffers concussion coming home from school. more »»

Most HUD housing help not going to the locals

June 21, 2016 Homeowners have the right to choose who they want to rent to. Most rentals go to family, close friends or real responsible families. There are agents that look for rentals for families for a fee. more »»

Beach user should take responsibility

June 21, 2016 This is in response to the letter on June 14 about the lifeguards not having antibiotics like Neosporin for the writer’s cut or “rip” on his hand. more »»

UCC welcomes all; alarmed by massacre

June 21, 2016 I am a pastor of a United Church of Christ congregation. more »»

Why was Haiku public bathroom torn down?

June 21, 2016 I am wondering why the bathroom at Haiku Community Center has been torn down and apparently soon to be replaced by a trailer bathroom. more »»

How do we know what happened in Orlando?

June 21, 2016 “Ban Second Amendment” — Rolling Stone. “Suspend Second Amendment In Secret Court” — N.Y. Times. “Gun Control Now a Matter For Homeland Security” — DHS. more »»

It’s part of isle culture to fish, hunt, gather

June 21, 2016 I recently was shocked by the ignorance of a writer’s reactions to people fishing where there are swimmers and beachgoers (Letters, June 12). more »»

 
 
 

 

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