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Voice your ideas on affordable housing

The County Council seeks community feedback on one of Maui County’s biggest issues: solutions for affordable housing. Input will help shape recommendations for a comprehensive affordable housing plan for review and approval by the council and guide the building of 5,000 ...

LETTERS for the Jan. 21 issue

Thanks to the heroes of the Washington attack We watched in horror as the Trump Army attacked our government in Washington. It reminded many of us that there are people at the tip of the spear. They are thousands of faceless government employees, experts, facilitators, intellectuals ...

Download the AlohaSafe Alert app

County and state officials hope residents will take one more step to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Hawaii. All you have to do is download AlohaSafe Alert, the free State of Hawaii-approved exposure notification app. This voluntary app is free and can be ...

Watch out for the Malware Drive virus!

Did you just get an e-mail message from Amazon that you bought a 55-inch TV for $4,285.22? Well, if you did — and after picking yourself up off the floor — don’t open up the e-mail to check and see if you bought it or not. It’s a big SCAM! Downloading it could cause your ...

LETTERS for the Jan. 14 issue

Mahalo Mayor, Dr. Pang for an easy vaccine experience Well over 70 years old, my wife and I are eligible as “elders” (we thought we were seniors) to get the COVID-19 vaccine early. Nearly 1,000 first responders on Maui have already received their first dose, and so have ...

College Spotlight: University of California, Santa Cruz

If your passion for academics and surfing are always at odds, then look no further than UC Santa Cruz to have both needs met in a beautiful setting, just one hour away from world famous Silicon Valley. UCSC is nestled in the mountain range that divides the city of Santa Cruz and ...

DHHL polling beneficiaries about Kapolei casino proposal

The Hawaiian Homes Commission last month made a controversial decision to help address the Department of Hawaiian Homes Lands’ “dire financial state.” Commissioners approved a draft legislative proposal to authorize limited gaming in the form of a single integrated resort ...

Neck pain causing headaches? Here’s what you need to know

If you often suffer from headaches, you’re probably tired of their debilitating effects. But did you know that a neck injury might cause your headaches? It is sometimes difficult to differentiate between headaches caused by neck pain, as they have the same symptoms as other ...

LETTERS for the Jan. 7 issue

State unemployment system failing to help the needy Sometimes, the best way to get some answers for our community is to go to the press. PLEASE do a story on the suffering people of our wonderful town. Our beloved Lahaina Town that brings in a HUGE amount of revenue to the ...