The Great Cleanup
January 12, 2012 The papers say all that junk will hit the islands in a few months. I don’t know if it will land on all the islands at the same time, or one by one before it arrives at Maui. more »»
Kaho‘olawe prison recommended
January 12, 2012 Meli Kaikamahina King has responded to my suggestion of a new correctional facility on Kaho‘olawe by suggesting one on Moloka‘i instead. more »»
Keep the island for locals
January 12, 2012 I am 13 years old and used to live on Maui. I moved away three years ago, and miss Maui so much. My grandma currently lives on Maui and sends my family your papers. more »»
Give us a rest
January 5, 2012 Sleep. All humans need it. When animals such as cats and dogs get too numerous, their numbers are controlled. Now I think that most people on Maui would agree they don’t live near farms or ranches. more »»
Does Maui really need a prison?
December 29, 2011 The U.S. has 5 percent of the world’s population, and boasts 25 percent of its prisoners. The prison industrial complex has become big business--a big, profitable business. more »»
Mahalo for helping paddler in distress
December 22, 2011 At Polynesian Shores on Nov. 15, we were all viewing the sunset on the deck when we spotted out in the Pailolo Channel a paddle boarder lying down, resting (?), then sitting u. more »»
What are the rules for police use of force?
December 1, 2011 There have been numerous Internet videos showing the reactions of police to demonstrators in communities such as New York, Denver, Seattle, Portland, Oakland, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, etc. more »»
The Prison Island?
December 1, 2011 Instead of building a Maui prison, how about a low-security correction facility on Kaho‘olawe? Inmates there could also be useful in restoring the island, replanting trees, etc. more »»
No recourse for excessive noise?
December 1, 2011 I find it interesting that I can enter a complaint about barking dogs that keep me up at night, or disturb an otherwise peaceful day, but a herd of motorcycles can circle Lahaina over and over on... more »»
Mahalo to Roi Roundup participants
November 24, 2011 The invasive roi was purposely introduced by the State of Hawai‘i to O‘ahu and the Big Island from Moorea in 1956 with the goal of creating a commercial fishery. more »»
Be nice to each other
November 24, 2011 I have been noticing that the economy and other problems we are facing are starting to affect the way we treat each other. more »»
Say you want a revolution…
November 17, 2011 Hayward is a town about 20 miles southeast of downtown Oakland. I have worked as a counselor at a public hospital in the Oakland, California, area for 30 years. more »»
Regarding the death of singer Amy Winehouse
November 17, 2011 Amy Winehouse’s public decent into the primitive abyss of promiscuous sex, profanity and drugs is a reflection of a society that, as her last album title betrays, has gone “Back to Black. more »»