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‘Stop the Chop,’ improperly cut trees can be dangerous

June 7, 2016 Would these sweltering days go away if everybody in the world planted a tree? Quicker yet, what if everybody with trees properly trimmed them? Whether you dispute global warming is natural or... more »»

Using techniques, LBJ got things done

June 7, 2016 “He pleads, He wheedles. He torments. He bellows, whispers, flatters, debases, bullies. He waves his arms like a man under attack by gnats. more »»

Newspaper displays bias against Nikhilananda

June 7, 2016 In reference to articles in the April 22 and May 15 editions of The Maui News, I’m confused as to why the newspaper decided to fixate on Nikhilananda, candidate for State House District 13, in the... more »»

Maui hospital merger in jeopardy thanks to UPW

June 7, 2016 I cannot believe what the UPW has done to the progress being made to merge the Maui Memorial Medical Center and the local Kaiser facilitie. more »»

Winning investment for offshore property owners

June 7, 2016 In light of the debate over short-term rentals on Maui, the fact of the matter is that many property owners — especially from the Mainland U.S. more »»

Resolve situation at hospitals immediately

June 5, 2016 I agree with the “shock and dismay” expressed in the May 19 editorial in The Maui News regarding the injunction of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals that halted the transition of the Maui County... more »»

Nothing growing faster than homeless problem

June 5, 2016 Why can’t we call the Kanaha Beach camp ground what it is, a living space for a growing homeless population, and install a permanent social worker to assist these families who are in need? The... more »»

Tegarden will represent Maui with aloha spirit

June 5, 2016 I am writing in support of Deidre Tegarden as our representative for South Kihei in the state House. more »»

Nikhilananda treated unfairly in newspaper

June 5, 2016 The Maui News needs to do better. I am disappointed with the paper’s coverage of election candidates, especially biased writing about a candidate for state representative. more »»

9th Circuit order sends our hospital back to square one

June 3, 2016 Wish I could think of a stronger word than shocking (The Maui News, May 18). more »»

What is conservation plan when sugar shuts down?

June 3, 2016 Whether ending a love affair or closing a farm, the manner in which it is accomplished says much about responsibility, appreciation and character. more »»

Let’s donate to selfless heroes who helped woman

June 3, 2016 I do not know the two men who stepped in to help the woman who was killed at Foodland, but they are truly selfless heroes. I did donate money and have been following their GoFundMe campaigns. more »»

Using eminent domain to widen Hana Highway

June 3, 2016 There has been a lot of talk lately about eminent domain. One very useful application of it I see would be to widen the Hana Highway between Haleakala Highway and Baldwin Beach. more »»

‘Killam with kindness,’ letter shows aloha spirit

June 2, 2016 This is in regard to the May 17 letter from Kela Killam of Keokea. Well said, Kela, “Killam with kindness.” Mahalo for sharing your genuine aloha spiri. more »»

Initiative undermines U.S. founding principles

June 2, 2016 I find the May 18 front-page story “Self-sustaining organic farm envisioned” extremely disturbing. more »»

Each generation has more to be ashamed than proud of

June 2, 2016 People now speak of the WWII generation as the “greatest generation,” but was it some other generation who started the war? Each generation of Americans, especially since 1820, has more to be ashame... more »»

Soul’s yearning drives quest for ‘Mauitopia’

June 1, 2016 Go, go, go. My quest for doing and producing has gotten me a long way in life. I have owned nice assets, like a small consulting firm, a “castle” in Kula, expensive cars and have traveled the world. more »»

Re-evaluate high tax rates for time-share owners

June 1, 2016 In reference to your May 14 article on the new Maui tax rates effective July 1, I agree with Eugenia Kraft’s assessment of the unfair high tax rates imposed on time-share owners on Mau. more »»

Column sparks reader’s interest in WWII history

June 1, 2016 Thank you for resuming “Looking Back” recently in the Sunday paper. I was 6 years old in 1941, living in New Jersey, and followed WWII events with keen interest. more »»

Solution for transgender bathroom use in schools

June 1, 2016 Much has been heard recently regarding the use by transgender people of what used to be automatically considered single-sex facilities — particularly bathrooms. more »»

 
 
 

 

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