Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Vac Rental | E-Edition | Home RSS
Challenge issued to all to stand up for children

October 17, 2014 I challenge political candidates and their supporters, The Maui News readers and letter writers, community groups, businesses and families to stand up for children and come out to help A Keiki’s... more »»

Elitist attitude is driving anti-GMO initiative

October 16, 2014 I have farmer friends who do not understand the reasoning behind the initiative against genetically modified organism crops and the use of pesticides. more »»

Hawaiians again show the way, this time to stars

October 16, 2014 Protesters opposed to a plan to build one of the world’s largest telescopes atop Hawaii’s Mauna Kea disrupted the blessing ceremony being conducted by supportive Hawaiians (The Maui News, Oct. 8). more »»

Don’t we want food to be more tolerant to poison?

October 16, 2014 It seems like every day I get another slick brochure in the mail warning against a proposed farming ban. more »»

The more GMO crops, the more poison is sprayed

October 16, 2014 The statement that the genetically modified organism moratorium initiative is bad for local farmers is false. I read the bill. Voting “yes” will protect our farmers from GMO seed drift. more »»

Maui Fair has become an expensive outing

October 15, 2014 I went to the Maui Fair with my son and his friend on Oct. 4. As a main event for the people of Maui, I was disheartened at the expense and blatant ripoff of the local population. more »»

Don’t be fooled; vote ‘yes’ for health, not money

October 15, 2014 Don’t be fooled. I seem to have heard all this before. I’m not fooled by these very expensive TV ads supporting the genetically modified organism industry against the moratorium. more »»

Links between biotech ag and cancer are proved

October 15, 2014 It is said that truth goes through three phases: first it is ridiculed, then violently opposed and then deemed obvious. more »»

Focus should instead be on herbicides, pesticides

October 15, 2014 With the anti-genetically modified organism initiative there seems to be a lot of confusion about what is genetically modified and what is genetically engineered. more »»

Understand what a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ vote really means

October 15, 2014 I would like all voters to understand that the votes on genetically modified organisms are deliberately worded so you can easily be fooled into thinking no means no. Quite the opposite. more »»

Trauma of child sexual abuse can last a lifetime

October 15, 2014 In response to the Sept. 27 Viewpoint on child sexual abuse, I fully recognize that the writer believes that children are resilient. This is true to some degree. more »»

Voters reminded not to misplace absentee ballot

October 15, 2014 A little less than a month until the election and the absentee ballots will be sent out soon. I have worked at the polls for years and have noticed a problem that happens every election. more »»

Helicopters instead of a hospital for West Maui

October 14, 2014 With the $40 million shortfall with the Hawaii hospitals, how about canceling the West Maui hospital and using a small portion of the $50 million of that money to buy a couple West Maui medevac... more »»

Existence of evilness leads to innocence lost

October 14, 2014 In response to the Sept. 27 Viewpoint, recidivism in sexual assault is not rare but disturbingly common. more »»

Argument ignores truth of starvation in the world

October 14, 2014 Here is the problem: The world population stands at 7,265,658,950 as of 12:50 p.m. on Oct. 6, 2014. It grows by one person every second or so. Each day, 25,000 people die of starvation. One every . more »»

No one can ever know everything about everything

October 14, 2014 I wholeheartedly agree with an Oct. 5 letter writer that “opinion pages present a cacophony of shrill one-sided arguments. more »»

Hazards of GMOs are cited in scientific report

October 14, 2014 Another scientific report on the dangers of genetically modified organism crops: “Glyphosate used in GMO crops Induces Human Breast Cancer Cell Growth via Estrogen Receptor. more »»

Why won’t council address the issue of equal pay?

October 14, 2014 This is a topic that has been hot for a little while now with me and my clerical peers — equal pay for equal worth. We are told due diligence is being done. I’m waiting for the follow-through. more »»

Some make it hard to keep public bathrooms clean

October 13, 2014 I want to thank the people who clean our public bathrooms. I want everyone to know these guys do a good job trying to keep it clea. more »»



I am looking for:
News, Blogs & Events Web