The Maui Newshttp://www.mauinews.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 1 Oct 2014 00:05:07 EDTWed, 1 Oct 2014 00:05:07 EDT Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce to host Business Fest Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce will host its 8th annual Business Fest on Thursday at the Grand Wailea. We felt it was vital to provide an open forum for Maui people to question candidates about issues of importance.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTAmerica's elected leaders have no moral compass ignorant masses rule in modern-day America, where emotion trumps reason. A fine example of this ridiculousness is a Sept. 22 letter writer's contention that "you might be jailed if you're a Hawaiian and fell in love with a white person.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTPerceptions of Hawaii 'outsiders' defy the truth"Find out for yourself the truth." Thus admonished a Sept. 22 letter to the editor.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTO'Reilly an independent, wouldn't slander Hawaii Sept. 19 letter writer is misinformed. Bill O'Reilly and Jesse Waters would never describe Hawaii in such negative terms. Mr. O'Reilly was very enthusiastic earlier this year when he and Dennis Miller were to appear at the Neal Blaisdell Center.Tue, 30 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTInitiative would criminalize backyard gardening ballot initiative to ban genetically engineered crops would make criminals out of backyard gardeners. In 2002, papayas with ringspot virus disease were found throughout Maui (, 29 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT