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Letters to the Editor

KCA wants infrastructure to come with development

Kihei Community Association was incorporated before Maui had a County Council and it was an unofficial grassroots group for about a decade before it was incorporated. It is an all-volunteer, nonprofit, community organization, and our website, www.gokihei.org, offers a wealth of information ...

Best for state to abandon Honolulu rail project

In February 2012, the largest public works project in the state’s history was signed and approved into existence. A brand new 20-mile rail line with 21 stations was to be built and finished, only in Honolulu mind you, by 2020 and was promised to only cost Hawaii taxpayers around $5.2 ...

Fabulous postmaster at Kihei Post Office

The postmaster at Kihei Post Office, Michelle, went above and beyond in service to locate a package that was being “returned to sender” in error. She personally went through hundreds of packages outgoing to locate it and make it available to me instead of being returned to the Mainland. ...

Do some real research, but not on Facebook

I am dismayed to see people chanting anti-vax slogans in downtown Wailuku, and also to read anti-vax comments in Letters to the Editor from people whom I respect. I find it odd to see professionally printed signs all over Maui advertising anti-mandate protests (with free food). Where is ...

Pens always welcome at our post offices

How many times do you have to “sign for” something at the post office and end up walking away with the clerk’s pen? We are all guilty of this, not only at the post office, but I am certain other places where your signature is needed. I realized that buying pens with my business name ...

Hundreds of homeless, addicts litter the streets

If you want an issue to display the ineptitude and laziness of our leaders, walk through downtown Wailuku or visit Kanaha Beach Park. All over Maui, hundreds of addicts and people out on their luck litter the streets. Homelessness is at a ridiculous level for our island. To blame just our ...