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Letters to Editor

LETTERS for the Nov. 19 issue

Open the track! (The following letter was sent to county officials.) It is a beautiful sight to see community residents safely exercising in county parks and facilities — playing basketball, baseball and swimming, for instance. We now know that exercise and being outside in ...

LETTERS for the Nov. 12 issue

Mahalo for supporting Touchdowns for Tatas Our 2020 Mini-Touchdowns for Tatas event was held during every Monday Night Football game in October at Dollie’s Pub and Cafe in Kahana. We raised $2,758 for the Pacific Cancer Foundation, which was way higher than our $500 goal this year! ...

LETTERS for the Nov. 5 issue

Planet Earth is speaking through silence Since the beginning of time, Planet Earth has given us life, clean air to breathe, water to drink and so much more, and we, the human species, since our beginning, have been using this planet as a commodity — take, take, take! “Man ...

LETTERS for the October 29 issue

Stop complaining and offer solutions for Lahaina Town I am responding to “Name withheld by request” and the letter complaining about the condition of Front Street. Lahaina Restoration Foundation currently has a grant from the county, and we have hired Lawrence ...

LETTERS for the October 22 issue

Mahalo for delivering meals to seniors As a kama‘aina resident of Hale Mahaolu Eono, I’d like to give a big mahalo to restaurants like Merriman’s, Taverna and others for bringing great chef meals to our doors for free. We are a small, low-income kupuna (oldest is 102) ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

LETTERS for the September 10 issue

Respect each other and enjoy Maui We as locals are the luckiest people to get to enjoy our beaches — all to ourselves. Why do people with dogs think that the leash law is no longer in effect? Why do they think they can do what they want without thinking of the rest of us trying to enjoy ...

LETTERS for the Sept. 3 issue

Create a new cultural park in LahainaA recent Lahaina News article announced an upcoming "statewide tree planting initiative." Imagine all the benefits to Lahaina's arid ecosystem if Kamehameha Schools planted hundreds of acres of trees and native vegetation above the Lahaina Bypass adjacent to ...