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When is it time to start planning for college admission?

Parents often ask me, "When should my child and I begin to think about getting into college?" There are many factors that play into the answer, but the bottom line is that the most significant factor in a successful (and less stressful) college application cycle is a student who has excelled in ...

LETTERS for the May 28 issue

Make May 16 a new holiday?Is it just me, or did last Saturday feel like the Fourth of July? Coming out of the darkness that was the Coronavirus and into the beautiful light of a magnificent Maui day, it was great to see the kids playing in the sand and frolicking in the waves. With haoles ...

An inspiring story of courage

Amid the angst and heartbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are countless examples of courage and self-sacrifice that serve to buoy our spirits in these darkest hours of our lives.The frontline medical forces, the first responders, the elderly care givers and so many others all serve to heal ...

LETTERS for the May 21 issue

Trust Maui Memorial and KaiserI am writing in response to the negative press and concerns about Maui Memorial Medical Center and to tell you about my positive experience.I was terrified when I realized I had to go to the Emergency Room - and I am sure you are, too - but don't be. If you need ...

West Maui community loses Scott Fleck

He was a man dedicated to his faith and his family who channeled this love into a deep relationship with the ocean waters surrounding his island home of Maui.Scott Fleck was born in New Orleans, LA, and grew up swimming competitively with his two brothers and sister. He moved to Maui in 1986 ...

Change your password if your Facebook account is hacked

A client recently came over claiming that her Facebook page was hacked, and she wanted to remove her account.Here is the way to do it. Open up Facebook then click in the top right. Select Settings & Privacy > Settings. Click Your Facebook Information in the left column. Click ...

So much uncertainty…

The world of college admissions is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic quite drastically, as is almost every other part of our daily life. For seniors who have been looking forward to heading off to school in the fall, and juniors who are going to be starting applications this summer, ...

LETTERS for the May 14 issue

County should promote recycling(The following letter was sent to County Councilwoman Tamara Paltin.)The County Council is now going over the mayor's budget for the next fiscal year. There seems to be some question on lowering the recycling money in the mayor's budget.This isn't a good idea. ...

Families need extra support during the COVID-19 pandemic

Child and family support organizations report that many parents are overwhelmed with the financial and emotional stress of the COVID-19 emergency.Maui Child Welfare Services encourages residents to call or text a parent today and ask how they're doing.If you or someone you know needs help - ...

Why you should never ignore upper cervical pain and headaches

Upper cervical pain often manifests as migraines, headaches and neck pain. In some cases, the pain spreads to other parts of the body. It can also manifest as muscle spasms in the shoulder, neck and upper back.Causes of upper cervical pain: The cervical spine comprises of muscles, ligaments and ...