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Check out useful features in the Google App

Boy, do I have a good one for you! If you open up the Google App or the Google Widget on your iPhone, you’ll see a weird icon left of the microphone icon. It’s called Google Lens. Click on it — and don’t freak out if your iPhone camera suddenly appears. So? Big deal! ...

LETTERS for the March 25 issue

Why is the legislature considering tax hikes? While optimism is cautiously growing for our economic recovery, businesses continue to face the devastating impact of COVID and their ability to provide services to customers. Hawaii’s businesses are at a precipice, with the steady beat ...

Are you prepared for an emergency?

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) emphasized that last week’s severe weather and flooding across the state should serve as a stark reminder that disasters can strike at any time. The agency encourages all Hawaii citizens to take steps RIGHT NOW to prepare for any ...

LETTERS for the March 18 issue

Residents concerned about height of Napili home (The following letter was sent to Maui County Planning Director Michele McLean.) Reaching out to you today regarding the building currently under construction at the corner of Lower Honoapiilani Road and Hui Drive in Napili, ...

Join in Surfrider’s campaign to reduce single-use waste

How many times have you brought takeout food home and not really needed the bag, menu, napkins, condiments and plastic utensils that came with it? According to the Maui Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, over the past year misinformation about reusables — combined with ...

Which college entrance exam is best for you?

Yes, college entrance exams are back to being a thing. After a year off due to the pandemic and the resulting logistical issues surrounding administration of the tests, colleges will be resuming the use of standardized tests in their decision-making process for admissions starting this ...

LETTERS for the March 11 issue

Maui’s cat problem Many third world countries have cat and chicken overpopulation problems. While groups like Animal Balance help dozens of poor, destitute islands throughout the world solve these issues, Maui and Hawaii have basically refused to come on board and accept the greatly ...

Learn how to use Hot Corners

With the new Big Sur, you can install Widgets like the ones on your iPhone by clicking on the “Date Time” on the top right, which then displays the Notification Center. There you can insert new Widgets, like Weather, Stocks, News, Clock and other cool stuff. If your desktop ...

Participate in the West Maui Affordable Housing Survey

Do you live or work on the West Side? The West Maui Taxpayers Association (WMTA) is conducting a survey to understand where you would like to see housing built for you and your family. There is no question that affordable housing is needed. WMTA explained that the mission ...