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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 ...

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 ...

LETTERS for the Dec. 31 issue

Fix the trucks for park caretakers Well, the problem of the lift gates may become solved — though it will be by getting regular pickup gates put in. At least that will help with the lifting of the garbage bags over the big lift gates that don’t work. Now, the other ...

LETTERS for the Dec. 24 issue

Was Guzman treated fairly? There is something fishy with the very public shaming and removal of Don Guzman from his mayoral appointed post, and there needs to be specifics as to why Don was ousted. Don served many years with the Maui County Council and had no history of ...

LETTERS for the Dec. 17 issue

Goodbye to the Tiki Bar at Kaanapali Beach Hotel To make way for a new restaurant, the Kaanapali Beach Hotel is retiring its famous Tiki Bar, a charming Hawaiian-style hut that this year would have celebrated its 40th anniversary. The bar, unfortunately, has been ...

LETTERS for the Dec. 10 issue

LHS Aloha Club appreciates the community’s support On behalf of Lahainaluna High School’s Aloha Club, we would like to sincerely thank Island Grocery Depot and the community of Lahaina. With your contribution, our club was able to raise almost 1,000 pounds of food and over ...

LETTERS for the Dec. 3 issue

Electric car charging stations are scarce in West Maui Imagine all the gas stations breaking down and they are sitting there inoperable. That’s what is happening with electric charging stations! It’s a nightmare for anyone thinking it was worthwhile to help the ‘aina by ...

LETTERS for the Nov. 26 issue

America will recover! Anderson Cooper: “It doesn’t matter. I cannot spend another second today concerned about what a grown man, who lost fair and square, isn’t ready to accept. I’m not ready to accept that there could be another 400,000 dead Americans by the first of ...

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! ...