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Prepare early for storms

May 10, 2016 Watching tornadoes wreak havoc on the Mainland at the end of last month reminds us we will be entering storm season soon here in the Pacific. Every year we write editorials about preparation. more »»

Celebrating Mother’s Day

May 8, 2016 “One bright and guiding light “That taught me wrong from right “I found in my mother’s eyes . . . “God’s gift sent from above “One real unselfish love “I found in my mother’s eyes. more »»

Anniversary of V-E Day

May 6, 2016 Sunday is the 71st celebration of Victory in Europe. May 8, 1945, is marked as the day that Germany surrendered, when the Nazis laid down their arms ending the European part of World War II. more »»

Boy’s Day a tradition

May 5, 2016 May 5 is another opportunity for all of Maui to enjoy one of the cultural contributions to the island’s calendar of special days. more »»

Reject the proposal

May 4, 2016 As regular readers know, we have backed the concept of changing the current form of county government from strong mayor-council to a professional manager-council. more »»

Perspective on political fights

May 3, 2016 There is a tendency to look at history — particularly at our historical heroes — through rose-colored glasses. more »»

The meanings of May Day

May 1, 2016 Today is May Day. more »»

A month to remember

April 29, 2016 As April comes speeding to a close, it is worth noting that another April some 71 years ago saw some of the leading figures in the world’s bloodiest war leave the stage. more »»

A naive view of the world

April 28, 2016 As we listened to Donald Trump’s “substantive” speech on foreign policy Wednesday, we were struck again how history repeats itself. Trump’s views are decidedly isolationist. more »»

Reading not so fine print

April 27, 2016 It’s easy to understand how people get into serious trouble with credit cards. We have a credit card with a major retailer and this week we got a notice in the mai. more »»

Inspiring students

April 26, 2016 A Gallup Poll of 30,000 college graduates in 2014 found that “name-brand” schools don’t produce happier lives or more success than good old generic ones. more »»

Make room for the violent

April 24, 2016 As we noted in some editorials last fall, we agree with President Barack Obama and Republican leaders that there needs to be a reform of criminal sentencing guidelines. more »»

New media, old biases

April 22, 2016 As one surfs the massive waves of the Internet ocean, one thing becomes abundantly clear: The World Wide Web is not a place for objectivity. more »»

They are the bad guys

April 21, 2016 The other day while we were waiting for results from the New York Presidential Primary, CNN revealed an exit poll that purported to show that over 50 percent of Democrats voting in the Empire State... more »»

Another loss for working class

April 20, 2016 We were disappointed to read in Tuesday’s Maui News about the withdrawal of the plans for a 1,500-home development in Olowal. more »»

Simple plan for tax reform

April 19, 2016 Monday was Tax Day 2016, so today seems like a good time to talk about true reformation of the tax code. more »»

Don’t forget to register

April 17, 2016 There was some laughing last week when it was reported that two of Donald Trump’s children — Donald Jr. and Ivanka — will not be able to vote for him in Tuesday’s New York primary. more »»

A lot of work, a lot of money

April 15, 2016 If you think you feel a hand on your wallet, relax — you do. But it’s just your old Uncle Sam relieving you of some of your hard-earned scratch. Yup, Monday is Tax Day 2016. more »»

Anniversary of hero’s death

April 14, 2016 Just over 71 years ago, April 12, 1945, Franklin Delano Roosevelt quietly died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Ga. more »»

A deadly anniversary

April 13, 2016 One hundred and fifty-five years ago today, Fort Sumter surrendered to Confederate troops ending the first battle of the Civil War. more »»

 
 
 

 

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