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State makes no sense when it comes to shark incident

April 12, 2016 I just got stopped from paddling out at Olowalu into some really nice waves by DLNR officers due to a pretty minor shark incident March 31. This state makes no sense. Cane smoke — no problem. more »»

How much marijuana is OK for driving?

April 12, 2016 How much marijuana is OK for driving (The Maui News, March 29)? A puzzling question, or is it me? The Associated Press article clearly states — The National Institute on Drug Abuse has been studyin... more »»

Climate change letter contained logical fallacies

April 12, 2016 Great April Fool’s joke from a letter writer. Had his letter been serious, and not an April fool’s joke, then it surely would not have contained any logical fallacie. more »»

Many uninformed about presidential candidates

April 12, 2016 One could describe the presidential candidates in these terms: Bernie Sanders is most free and wise. In fact, he can spontaneously and intuitively choose what is best for the mos. more »»

Truth about Hawaii’s education system

April 10, 2016 A March 27 letter writer stated that “Hawaii has the worst education system in the country, the lowest graduation rate, and many schools look like fourth world. more »»

Community Land Trust housing crucial for families

April 10, 2016 Community Land Trust housing is crucial for families wanting to afford to live in Hawaii while providing security for future generations. Hundreds of families are in need of housing. more »»

Politician claims to have delivered when he has not

April 10, 2016 I read with disappointment but not surprise the article about the Kihei high school in the March 27 Maui News (“Legislator wants to ax Kihei high school in favor of West Oahu facility”). more »»

Problems with politics and use of marijuana

April 10, 2016 There is little good left to say about American politics and so also Americans. Why? Because “we the people” vote for those that screw things up. more »»

Train track area could be used for something good

April 10, 2016 Looks like the Sugar Cane Train won’t be returning. Now is the time for the county to use that area where the train tracks are for something good. more »»

Social programs help millions of people

April 10, 2016 I can’t help but reflect on those people, and people in general, criticizing how the Obama administration is all about socialism. more »»

Ivanpah Solar Power Facility an energy model

April 10, 2016 Driving down Omaopio recently, I was reflecting on how much land will no longer be committed to cane in Central Maui and Upcountry. more »»

Recycling activity shows how wasteful people are

April 10, 2016 Jeff Stark’s March 29 Viewpoint really spoke to me. Approaching my 70th birthday, I’m in good health, reasonably solvent and have a nice place to live. more »»

Makena Resort rediscovered amid the layoffs of workers

April 10, 2016 March 31, 385 employees given their walking papers, to where? To join the 500 employees from HC&S? Our county officials are confident in knowing how easy it must be to go down the road to the next... more »»

Leftists attack Trump for speaking his mind

April 10, 2016 The new American lynch mob is back and this time they are going after Donald Trump because they claim he is “sexist” against wome. more »»

Chronic complaining needs to stop today

April 10, 2016 Chronic complaining (Letters, March 31) needs to stop today, not tomorrow! Our tourists are greeted with an odor from the stagnant water in Kahului as they leave the airport worse than burning cane... more »»

Members of Democratic Party sent clear message

April 8, 2016 On March 26, members of the Democratic Party of Hawaii sent a clear mandate to the elected officials who also serve as “superdelegates” for our state — we want Bernie Sanders. more »»

Check facts before making statements

April 8, 2016 I find a March 27 letter to the editor full of unsubstantiated and disparaging statements. He writes, “Hawaii has the lowest graduation rate.” Not true. According to U.S. more »»

Tweaks urged regarding government restructuring

April 8, 2016 There has been increasing discussion regarding the possible restructuring of the Maui County government. more »»

Good in one person doesn’t imply bad in another

April 8, 2016 A March 18 letter to the editor by a writer continually putting Keith Regan down asks, “Why is Regan bothering to run for County Council?” It also says, “I wonder how the current and former elected... more »»

Elections have regressed to sordid days of bigotry

April 8, 2016 On the Democratic ticket we have Hillary Clinton, who is a beneficiary of Wall Street and a member of the old establishment. more »»



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