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LETTERS for the Feb. 4 issue

Protecting the Golden Hour (Dennis Terpin, Ph.D., is the retired emergency manager at the University of Illinois Chicago. He is a certified Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician, Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, Safety Officer and Emergency Manager.) Based on a ...

LETTERS for the Jan. 28 issue

Test visitors the day they travel There seems to be a quicker and easier way to test visitors coming to our county and state. There is a 15-minute test, and it can be given on the day of travel. That way, you know that the person has COVID-19 or not just as they get on the ...

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 ...

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 ...