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LETTERS for the April 11 issue

Kaanapali beach walk needs to be in better tasteOn the quintessential (perfectly typical) beach walk along Kaanapali Beach, the beauty of the scene is rapidly coming to an end. A beach essay in my book, "Voices of Aloha on Magical Maui," was inspired by my son, who indicated I should write more ...

LETTERS for the April 4 issue

Community plan is ignoredI have to just laugh when I saw that the county is asking once again for the public's input for a community plan. How stupid does the county think we are? They really don't care what we want. Half the crap that is going to be built is already on the books from 20 years ...

LETTERS for the March 28 issue

Change your diet this springSpring brings renewed enthusiasm for all sorts of endeavors; it's also a superb second chance to actualize those New Year's resolutions favoring more exercise and healthy eating.The shift toward healthy foods is omnipresent. Fast food chains like Chipotle, Starbucks, ...

LETTERS for the March 21 issue

New people could mean new ideas at the countyThe County Council-approved, mayor's-appointed director of Housing and Human Concerns must have a heart for couch surfers, people living in cars and bushes, folks on fixed incomes and others in abusive situations needing a safe place to ...

LETTERS for the March 14 issue

More housing would boost Maui tax revenuesAs Maui County lawmakers search under the couch cushions for loose change that would help them meet their budgetary goals, they should remember that finding extra cash could be easy, if they would only step out of the way of island homebuilders.That's ...

LETTERS for the March 7 issue

Go vegan for LentMarch 6 marks the beginning of Lent, the period before Easter, when devout Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus' 40 days of fasting in the wilderness.The call to abstain from eating animals is as traditional as Genesis 1:29, yet as current as the ...

LETTERS for the February 28 issue

Use Honolulu rail funds for more important projectsGovernor Ige should take a lesson from Governor Newsom and shut down the rail project. It is six years behind schedule and almost double in expense of its original budget of $4 billion (and that could be generous). It will probably balloon to ...

LETTERS for the February 21 issue

Organic waste going into landfillsAs I do photography throughout Hawaii, it gives me a great opportunity to observe the island spaces we live within and how we all can do our part in that management of these islands.Management of even our garbage dumpsters. Most may not understand putting ...

LETTERS for the February 14 issue

Help keep rents affordable at Front Street ApartmentsThe tenants of the Front Street Apartments complex (FSA) are encouraging you to support us in our efforts to keep the safety of our homes. The owners of the FSA complex have elected to move from their former agreement to provide "affordable ...

LETTERS for the February 7 issue

Toddler Trump needs a timeoutPresident Trump announced an end to the government shutdown on Jan. 25. Is it a real deal to reopen the federal government or another tactic of the power-grabbing politician? Is Trump backing down or bamboozling Congress again? Is this a permanent or temporary ...