×
×
homepage logo

Opinion

Cool new features for iPads

In this issue, we’re going to take a look at your iPad. I hope you updated it to iOS 15, because there are some cool features you’ll like. In earlier versions, you could split the screen and have two apps opened at the same time. But you first had to call up Albert Einstein ...

LETTERS for the Oct. 14 issue

Upgrade Maui’s infrastructure (The following letter was sent to county officials regarding the proposed Pulelehua project.) So much care and monitoring must be done in order to approve such a huge development for West Maui. Some 301 acres of homes and shops, etc., will change ...

Need to add photos to e-mails?

Wanna have some fun? How about dragging a photo to your e-mail on your iPhone? Make sure you upgraded to iOS 15.1 on your iPhone. Now this trick is going to use two fingers to drag a photo over to your e-mail. First open up your e-mail and type in someone’s name. Now swipe up ...

LETTERS for the Oct. 7 issue

Support the Freedom to Vote Act Aloha, I am a Maui County voting resident. Our senators must do everything they can to pass the Freedom to Vote Act. The Freedom to Vote Act sets national standards for us to safely and freely cast our ballots, ensure every vote is counted ...

County boards need volunteers

Want to get involved in Maui County government without having to run for office? Volunteers play an important role in our local government by serving on Maui County boards and commissions. Right now, the County of Maui seeks applicants to fill multiple vacancies on county ...

iOS 15 has hundreds of new features

Many people don’t realize that you can use dictation to write a letter on your Mac computer. To set this up, go to System Preferences, Accessibility and click on Keyboard. Click on Dictation, and on Shortcut you can choose which keys you want to press to activate Dictation. ...

LETTERS for the Sept. 30 issue

Protecting our power grid We must do more to strengthen our power grid against an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) event. Such an event can result from an attack by terrorists or by another country — China may already have the capability, which it may use in an economic crisis — or it ...

Should voter districts be used in council elections?

Two major, decades-old complaints about the election system for the Maui County Council are that Central Maui has too much voting clout, and that a candidate can lose the race for a district but still be elected to represent it. Maybe there is a better way. The Maui County ...

LETTERS for the Sept. 23 issue

Eliminate the filibuster In his first few months as Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell has given us a preview of how Republicans will behave for the next four years. They will use every tool at their disposal, like the filibuster, to cling to power and stop progress. They ...