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Letters to the Editor

Protect wolves in Rockies before it is too late

When gray wolves were restored to Yellowstone, our country began the process of restoring a decades-old wrong. In the years that have since passed, wolves in the Northern Rockies have begun to recover. But recent actions by Montana and Idaho that seek to kill up to 90 percent of the wolves ...

Climate change now new artificial world crisis

As the exaggerated response to COVID is gradually scaled back, climate change is being hoisted up as the new artificial world crisis. The disorientation caused by the COVID coercion is the cover for bringing in even more coercive mandates regarding carbon emissions. The new memes are ...

Maui needs more pickleball courts

Pickleball is recognized as the fastest growing sport in the U.S. What started out as an activity for our kupuna is growing more popular among younger people, tourists and former tennis players. Its exponential growth in Maui has resulted in too few places to play, resulting in long waiting ...

Never give up, no matter how difficult, teacher said

The letter in The Maui News Oct. 9-10 reminded me of a lesson I learned many years ago. I also grew up in the public education system on Maui. The year was 1967 and we were all sitting in Mrs. Higashi’s sixth-grade class. I remember the class being after lunch. I don’t remember what ...

Wrongful termination suit deserves news coverage

Judge Kobayashi approved Christopher Salem’s motion to amend his suit for wrongful termination from the mayor’s staff, and to name Planning Director Michele McClean as a defendant. Salem had originally sued the mayor for breaching an agreement to have the planning director issue a notice ...

Child abuse defined as withholding treatment

Child abuse is roughly defined as withholding or failing to provide medically indicated treatment. COVID-19 vaccinations will soon be authorized for certain age groups. Failure to have those children vaccinated, by definition, is child abuse. Will anyone be held accountable? Jeff ...