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It’s Hurricane Season Again

July 7, 2011 Hurricane season began last month, and in Haiti’s displacement camps, people have begun to look fearfully toward the skies. For solutions, they must look to Haitian women. more »»

‘America is Being Attacked’

June 30, 2011 What was it like to be on Maui during 9/11? How did we, who were on island, fare compared to our citizens on the Mainland? And what were the lessons learned? It was 4 a.. more »»

Chamber Needs Donations for Fourth of July Celebration

June 23, 2011 Striving to preserve the island’s only community Fourth of July fireworks celebration, the West Side Committee of the Maui Chamber of Commerce asks resorts, restaurants and merchants to close a... more »»

Loves Animals—and Peace and Quiet

June 16, 2011 I’m writing in response to the anonymous letter submitted in the June 2–8 edition of the Maui Weekly regarding residential neighborhoods with insensitive pet owners. more »»

Wailuku Main Street Association on Wrong Road

June 9, 2011 Mahalo to those who have already visited and posted your concerns about the county’s grant process and its “special” funding for Wailuku Main Street Association (WMSA. more »»

A ‘Smart’ Move For Kīhei

June 2, 2011 In a recent announcement, the Japanese electronics giant Hitachi announced sweeping plans to create a smart grid demonstration project in Kīhei. more »»

Lawmakers Boost Economy

May 19, 2011 Diversifying our economy and nurturing local businesses will create a multiplier effect in which any dollar spent will cross six more palms before leaving the island. more »»

MHS Clarifies Adoption Fees

May 5, 2011 In response to the April 21 letter “MHS selling purebreds,” we want to provide accurate information about our adoption fees. more »»

This Ain’t the Mainland

April 28, 2011 Maui still has a sense of place and of belonging—a sense of itself as unique and a sense of its own history. Much of the U.S. has lost that connection with community, history and the land itsel. more »»

Government Accountable for Nuclear Catastrophe

April 7, 2011 According to the articles: “The unfolding disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant follows decades of falsified safety reports, fatal accidents and underestimated earthquake risk in Japan’s atomic... more »»

American Dream Turns Into Nightmare

March 24, 2011 The Wall Street, Lehman Brothers, IndyMac, mega-bank crisis of 2008 was just the tip of the iceberg of America’s financial and real estate market de-stabilizatio. more »»

Maui Skateboard Series Need Community Support

March 17, 2011 The Kīhei Community Association (KCA) would like to voice their support for the Maui Skateboard Series under the direction of Andrew Beerer. more »»

Maui Skateboard Series

March 10, 2011 Regarding the Maui Skateboard Series coverage in the March 3–9 issue of the Maui Weekly, I would like to clarify a few questions raised in the article. more »»

Civil Unions are a Good Start

March 3, 2011 With the signing of Civil Union Bill (SB232), Gov. Neil Abercrombie wisely rights the wrong perpetuated by his shortsighted predecessor, who avoidably prolonged entrenched intolerance. more »»

About Face! Programs Should Be Funded

February 24, 2011 During the past several years, I’ve witnessed firsthand the amazing achievements of our young people, many of whom had all but given up on attaining their dreams. more »»

Road to Nowhere

February 17, 2011 As far back as the early 1970s, there has been talk of a road linking South Maui with communities Upcountry. more »»

Contract vs Commitment

January 27, 2011 I read with interest a brief article about how the Department of Education is between a rock and a hard place because the teachers’ labor union has a contractual agreement limiting the daily workloa... more »»

Reflections on the U.S.A.

December 2, 2010 Were we ever a great country? We look back on early America as the place people came for religious freedom and to have a new and better life. All of us were immigrants when we arrived. more »»

Faith, Hope and Votes

September 16, 2010 As the political season heads towards the primary election, a recognizable silliness is purveying the commentaries and news coverage. more »»

Safeguard Vehicle Ownership Rights

August 19, 2010 The Motorcycle Riders Foundation strongly believes that consumers are entitled to the freedom to choose how their motorcycle, car or other type of vehicle is maintained, serviced or upgraded. more »»



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