×
×
homepage logo

Opinion

Educating travelers will be important as Maui reopens

We are glad to see the County of Maui moving forward with the pre-travel testing program that starts on Thursday, Oct. 15. Although recovery will be slow, limited tourism and the return of Maui timeshare and condominium owners will have a positive impact on West Side businesses. ...

More tips for students

For all you kids back in school, I have a couple of tips to help you get straight A’s. As I mentioned in my last article, you should use iCloud Drive as a backup of all your school data. To do this, go into System Preferences, go into your Apple ID on the top right, then click ...

LETTERS for the Oct. 15 issue

Come visit Lahaina! I am responding to the letter on Oct. 7 titled “Lahaina, our forgotten town.” I adamantly disagree. Lahaina is not forgotten, and there is a valiant effort underway to revive Lahaina’s spirit. For starters, I want to applaud the restaurants and ...

Help support Edward Toshio Morita’s family

Family, friends and the ohana at Na Hoaloha `Ekolu in Lahaina are mourning the loss of . Described as “a husband, son, brother, uncle, friend, chef, photographer, writer, innovator and nerd,” Morita passed away suddenly on Sept. 21. “Ed worked as the Executive ...

Set up Siri commands on your laptop

Many people use Siri with their iPhones or iPads, but did you know that the MacBook also has Siri capabilities? You have to click on an icon in the upper righthand corner to activate it. Well, now you can create a shortcut key to launch Siri, and all the new computers have a setting ...

LETTERS for the October 8 issue

Support Maui candidates who do the right thing Heads up! This is important — regardless of whether you live on Maui or not. A new SuperPac based in Reno, Nevada has launched a $120,000 effort to elect a pro-development/pro-corporate slate of new candidates, essentially ...

Training can empower students to become peer helpers

Students’ peers might be in the best position to recognize when a friend needs help.  To give young people ages 10-18 tools to support peers who may be struggling, Maui Economic Opportunity Inc. will hold CONNECT: Prevent Suicide Virtual Training on Sept. 28 and 30 and Oct. 2 from ...

Did you take a ‘Pandemic Gap Year?’

Many students who were ready to head off to college for the first time this fall made the difficult decision to stay home and wait it out until they could move on campus, take classes in person and enjoy their first year of college in the traditional way. While the disappointment ...

LETTERS for the Sept. 24 issue

Best leadership needed at the County Council For the past two years, we have had a council that faced serious issues and worked very cooperatively together. Four of the five Ohana Candidates elected in 2018 — Councilmembers King, Paltin, Rawlins-Fernandez and Sinenci — secured the ...

Take precautions to prevent wildfires

Just hours after firefighters put out a fast-moving 1,500-acre brushfire in Central Maui, the National Weather Service kicked off its annual Wildfire & Drought Awareness Campaign on Aug. 31. Fires can happen at any time, but the fall months of September and October are typically the ...