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Support Maui County charities

It’s a critical time to support Maui Food Bank and charities that help the needy in our county. In a recent mailing, Maui Food Bank explained that there are many hungry children in Maui County who need help right now. “They’re from families who were hit hard by last ...

Use Siri to send e-mails

A lot of people use iCloud to back up their data, like photos, music and documents. To better see what iCloud does, go to System Preferences and click on Apple ID at the top right. A screen pops up, and you’ll see iCloud on the left-hand side. Click on iCloud, and a graph shows ...

LETTERS for the April 15 issue

Dangerous pedestrian crossing in Kaanapali needs attention (The following letter was sent to county officials, who acted immediately.) We cross this Kaanapali intersection frequently, and have for many years; Honoapiilani Highway, Puukolii Road, and Kai Ala Drive. It is ...

Two important non-profits announce new partnership

Goodwill Hawaii and Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii (BBBS) have formed a new partnership and made it easy for Maui residents to make donations to these important non-profits. Donation pods that will benefit both organizations are located at Kihei Recycling and Redemption Center ...

College Spotlight: The United States Naval Academy

Situated in Annapolis, Maryland, the quaint capital of the state, The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) is home to 4,500 midshipmen who represent some of the best and the brightest students in the country; 72 percent are male, and 28 percent are female. In addition to outstanding academic records, ...

LETTERS for the April 8 issue

Bad politics in the State House Unfortunately, House leadership continues to play fast and loose with the rules, the law and the intent of the State Constitution... AND they continue to “lead” their members down a path fraught with bad policy, bad process and worst of all for those ...

Join in the March for Babies

According to the March of Dimes, last year Hawaii was rated as a D+ in its annual report card for pre-term birth rates, infant deaths, state efforts on Medicaid expansion and extension, health insurance status and inadequate prenatal care. Even before the global pandemic hit, one ...

Set up a mouse right-click to save time

Right-clicking your mouse any where inside an app that’s opened will bring up a context menu allowing you to perform things like copy, paste and save file. To set up a mouse right-click, you must open up System Preferences, Mouse and click on Secondary Click. But if you’re lazy and ...

LETTERS for the April 1 issue

Leash your pets in Kapalua All dogs in public within Maui County must be on a leash unless they are in a designated “dog park.” Due to the safety hazard presented by dogs that are not leashed, we are forced to escalate our enforcement with the help of the Humane ...

Community loses Pearl Yolanda Vierra

The everlasting strength of the West Side community is built around the angelic love of people like Pearl Yolanda Vierra. So, although she passed away last month, the kindness of her spirit will carry on endlessly as a testament to her and to her family. Vierra grew up in Lahaina ...