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Missing Persons and the Public’s Relationship With the MPD

March 6, 2014 As a grandfather, father, brother and son, it angers me to read of the way the Maui Police Department [MPD] has handled these recent missing persons cases. more »»

MECO Needs to Innovate or Disappear

February 20, 2014 Our statewide utility, Hawaiian Electric Industries--otherwise known as HECO, MECO and HELCO--is worried about the cost of electricity. more »»

Maui County Planning Process Needs Improvement

February 13, 2014 I can relate to the letter writer’s frustrations with the updating, implementation and enforcement of community plans here in Maui County, as well as the role of the Land Use Committee (The Maui New... more »»

In Support of GMO Crops

February 6, 2014 Opinions expressed by opponents of genetically modified crops make several claims about these crops. more »»

Baldwin Bike Path is a Bad Plan

January 23, 2014 This commentary is in response to “It’s Been a Long Road for Baldwin Avenue Bike Path” in the Jan. 9 Maui Weekly. Warren McCord is good citizen, someone who has done much for Maui’s environmen. more »»

Farmers are Being Shut Out by Anti-Agriculture Bill

January 23, 2014 Recently, children at several schools on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i suffered from dizziness, nausea, irritated eyes and headaches after smelling a noxious odor on campus. A few were even sent to the hospital. more »»

Maui Food Bank

January 14, 2014 The Maui Food Bank is one of Maui’s favorite charities. Hunger, of course, is curable and everyone knows this. Plus, people realize the great tragedy of poor nutrition or no food. more »»

A Business Owner’s Case for Raising Minimum Wage

January 9, 2014 What if we could create a program that would strengthen our tax base, make government spending more fiscally responsible and provide a powerful financial incentive to low-income workers? It sounds... more »»

Public Should Have Opportunity for Input on Kahoma Village Project

January 2, 2014 Why is it you don’t have this important meeting date, Wednesday, Jan. more »»

Haleakala Trail

December 26, 2013 On Dec. 5, the Maui Weekly ran a historical perspective celebrating Haleakala Ranch Company’s 125th anniversary. more »»

Anaergia Plan Morphs Again

December 26, 2013 On Sunday, Dec. 8, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) ran a full-page paid advertisement in The Maui News. In this ad, NRDC Senior Scientist Dr. more »»

The Holiday Season Can Be Difficult for Children Separated From a Parent

December 26, 2013 The holiday season can be an especially difficult time for children who are separated from a parent due to such factors as a divorce, death or incarceration. more »»

SHAKA Movement Aims to ‘Set Things Right’

December 19, 2013 At the 200-person meeting featuring Walter Ritte at the Pa‘ia Community Center on Wednesday, Dec. more »»

Maui Citizens: Speak Out

December 5, 2013 As a former member of the State House of Representatives representing South Maui, I strongly believe in the people’s power to create political change. more »»

Proposed GMO Labeling Laws Have It Backwards

November 28, 2013 Great write up. Thanks for the “GMO Confusion, Valuable technology or frightening sci-fi?” editorial and other related stories in the Nov. 7-13 issue of the Maui Weekl. more »»

KCA Comments on the EIS Preparation Notice for Pi‘ilani Promenade

November 14, 2013 The Kihei Community Association (KCA) submitted comments on sections of the Pi‘ilani Promenade EISPN dated Aug. 15, 2013, and released on Sept. 23, 2013. more »»

Options for Integrating More Wind Power Without Making the Grid Unstable

October 31, 2013 This letter is in response to Maui Weekly’s series of photovoltaic and electric utility articles. more »»

A Day in the Life of a Crisis Mobile Outreach Worker

October 17, 2013 Times are changing fast. We have the ability to change with them. October marks several national and international mental health awareness campaigns. more »»

Time is Running Out

October 10, 2013 This letter is in response to the articles covering the federal government shutdown that began Oct. 1. Over 30 years ago, the U.S. more »»

Fast Food Forward

October 3, 2013 This letter is in response to the articles covering the “Fast Food Forward” campaign that is seeking to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour at restaurants such as McDonald’s, Burger King and... more »»

 
 

 

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