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Independent voters can counter power of money

October 13, 2014 In politics, Ka‘ala Buenconsejo is totally a creation of two super PACs that spent almost $200,000 on his campaign in the three weeks from July 17 to Aug. 9, the date of the primary. more »»

Putting a moratorium on GE foods is unreasonable

October 13, 2014 Why vote “no” for the anti-genetically modified organism initiative? It is a matter of choic. more »»

MECO’s plan would unfairly penalize PV customers

October 13, 2014 I’m a homeowner who’s invested significantly in photovoltaic power generation. I have serious concerns about Maui Electric Co.’s plans to substantially raise electric rates in 2017. more »»

Praise for Maui’s new police chief is premature

October 13, 2014 I find it strange people are lobbing praise on the new police chief before he even does anything besides wear high heels in public. more »»

Fair continues to be one of Maui’s better events

October 13, 2014 Thanks to everyone who made another successful Maui Fair possible. It’s still one of Maui’s better events. more »»

Rich bully is behind ads on farm bill

October 13, 2014 One must ask oneself: Why am I looking at multiple expensive ads on TV and expensive mailouts regarding the farm bill that is coming up for a vote this election year? Who is funding all of this... more »»

Maui United Way a nonpartisan organization

October 12, 2014 Maui United Way’s mission is to empower our community through caring partnerships that enrich people’s lives. more »»

PUC trying to change rules in middle of the game

October 12, 2014 The Public Utilities Commission is considering actions that may negate your photovoltaic benefits and reduce the value of your PV system enormousl. more »»

Paltin has the right ideas for government

October 12, 2014 President Barack Obama has woken up to the realities of today’s world thanks to the savagery of ISIS. His interview on “60 Minutes” on Sept. 28 made this evident. more »»

Misleading information by both sides of GMO debate

October 12, 2014 I’m concerned that we are being bombarded with misleading info from both sides of the genetically modified organism issue that will be on the ballot. I work on the Big Island and live on Maui. more »»

Student concerned about massive waste of water

October 12, 2014 I am a student at Maui High School, and almost every day I come to school I see the sprinklers on in the middle of the day and they are watering mud, the sidewalk. more »»

Grumbles about other county roads get no response

October 12, 2014 Why is it that someone from Upper Kimo Drive grumbles about road repairs (Letters, Oct. 1) and the county announces it will start repairs in days on Oct. more »»

Anti-GMO advocates are proving to be a nuisance

October 12, 2014 I am tired of all the people who are coming up to me and my fellow born-and-raised people of Maui talking about how genetically modified organisms are killing our land and hurting our people. more »»

If you don’t vote, you have no right to complain

October 12, 2014 If you live here, you need to vote. Do not complain about anything, unless you vote. Please make a difference and vote. The only change for the positive for Hawaii is vote Republican. more »»

Islands are ideal for hydrogen generation for energy storage

October 11, 2014 A friend had 12 solar panels installed, inspected and accepted by Maui Electric Co. for $13,900. In a year, he will get back approximately $8,600 in tax credit. more »»

Lots of talk, little action on sustainable energy

October 11, 2014 In March, I purchased a photovoltaic solar system for my home. I applied to Maui Electric Co. so that I could take advantage of net metering. more »»

Science proving GMOs are safe is overwhelming

October 11, 2014 The Maui genetically modified organism moratorium initiative seeks to temporarily ban transgenic crops, claiming we don’t know enough to allow their cultivation. more »»

Home gardeners are no threat to big companies

October 10, 2014 Wake up, people. Do not be scared by the agrobusiness’ scare tactics on the TV by officials. Stop genetically modified organisms. more »»

Take steps to reduce amount of rubbish in ocean

October 10, 2014 I’m a junior at Maui High School. During my freshman and sophomore years, I’ve paddled for Maui High’s outrigger paddling team. I’ve lived on Maui all my life and I love going to the beach. more »»

Corporations are face of American-born fascism

October 10, 2014 A commonly accepted definition of fascism is a melding of the power of the state with that of the corporations. more »»

 
 
 

 

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