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A fogey in an e-world

November 8, 2014 Social media don’t set our heart atwitter. more »»

Notes on election

November 7, 2014 Some afterthoughts on Tuesday’s election in Hawaii, on Maui and across the nation: * Maui’s results bore out the old adage that the only way to beat an incumbent is with a stick. more »»

Time to act has arrived

November 6, 2014 Well, the midterm elections are over and instead of gloating or licking wounds, we’d hope that members of both parties in Congress will use this time to tackle some big issues. more »»

The bride wore a seat belt

November 5, 2014 Well, apparently not everybody is quite as concerned as we are with tight quarters on airliners. more »»

‘Lots of heat, not much light’

November 4, 2014 We’re not sure who said it first, but the 2014 election season has been a perfect example of the old saw, “There was a lot of heat, but not much light. more »»

Support friends and neighbors

November 3, 2014 Seems like it was just yesterday we paid off last Christmas’ bills. Wait a minute, it was just yesterday. Ah, well, it was a fine holiday. more »»

Please vote on Tuesday

November 2, 2014 The 2014 election season is finally ending and all that remains is the voting. If you did not cast an early or absentee ballot, please go to the polls Tuesday and vot. more »»

The time for giving

November 1, 2014 It is hard to believe it’s November already and the holidays are just around the corner. more »»

Disrespect for an ally

October 31, 2014 We’re not certain what some officials in the Obama administration hope to accomplish with their continuous disparagement of Israel. more »»

Spooky times in Maui County

October 30, 2014 Halloween is one of our favorite holidays. more »»

Helping turnout?

October 29, 2014 Whatever side one is on in the genetically modified organisms ballot initiative, there is no doubt that it has sparked a lot of public interest. more »»

Welcome to the whales

October 28, 2014 The first whales of the season have already been spotted in Hawaii’s waters. more »»

Nostalgia, not revisionism

October 27, 2014 The other evening as we sat in our office searching for a topic for today’s editorial, it dawned on us that it has been a long time since we have seen anything written about revisionist history. more »»

Brave people run for office

October 26, 2014 With the 2014 election season in the homestretch, it is worth noting that it takes a lot of guts to run for political office. Most of us are content to watch others do the heavy liftin. more »»

Cynical abuse of athletes

October 25, 2014 The scandal unfolding at the University of North Carolina this week reflects what we have maintained for quite some time — the chase for money has corrupted the intention of state university... more »»

Death of a giant

October 24, 2014 Throughout life many of us search for heroic figures to admire and emulate. When one is a child, it may be someone like Superman or The Lone Ranger. more »»

Watching over your shoulder

October 23, 2014 Did you ever get the feeling someone’s watching you? Ever get the feeling someone is following you? Well, someone is. As Jack Paar once put it, “Even paranoid people can have enemies. more »»

Hottest days of the Cold War

October 22, 2014 Fifty-two years ago today, Oct. 22, 1962, President John F. more »»

Our picks for 2014

October 21, 2014 As time ticks down to Election Day 2014, we’d remind readers of officials and referenda we’ve endorsed and why those endorsements were received. more »»

Beware of the metrics

October 20, 2014 Once again this week we read an article about advertising that confused us. To preface our remarks on the subject, we’d remind readers that we have been in the newspaper business for some 44 years. more »»



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