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Maui small businesses should seek help

It is inspiring to see Maui's response to this awful COVID-19 pandemic.We truly are a great community of caring people.There are countless stories of resorts, businesses, churches and non-profits stepping up to help people in this unprecedented global health and economic crisis.The County of ...

It’s decision time!

Okay, so it is April 13. You have heard from all of the schools to which you applied and hopefully have been accepted to a few. Congratulations! Now what do you do?Did you get a "yes" to your dream school? Were you wait-listed? Do you really want to be so far away from home? How do you evaluate ...

LETTERS for the April 16 issue

Mahalo for the uplifting articleThank you once again for the wonderfully reported and written article in the April 9th edition by Louise Rockett titled "Lahaina Pastor and team of volunteers..."Honestly, in a time when it's easy to get depressed or discouraged, this uplifting article gave me ...

Take health guidelines seriously

Maui may have an advantage in minimizing the spread of the highly infectious COVID-19 virus.Our island is rural and not densely populated.Alan Katz?, an epidemiology professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, said that because a majority of Hawaii's communities are rural, it could help ...

Mac iOS 14.15.4 update includes the option to share folders

Wow, double WOW, do I have some cool stuff to share with you!With the new update for the Mac iOS 14.15.4, which you need to download, you're going to be able to share folders with other people. So if you created a folder with a bunch of photos or special documents inside it, you can send them ...

College Spotlight: Chapman University

Since we are all sheltering in place these days, it is going to put a stop to elective visits to the Mainland for any purpose, not the least of which is college visits.Even if one were able to get there, most colleges are shut down for a while, so virtual college visits are going to be the best ...

COVID-19 updates with Maui Health

WAILUKU - Lisa Paulson, director of strategic communications at Maui Health, will field questions in this weekly column.Q: There is a lot of information out there on COVID-19. What are some of the most trustworthy sites? How can I get the most up-to-date information on number of cases and other ...

LETTERS for the April 9 issue

Kaua'ula Valley families seek the community's supportA call to all who live a pono lifeThe current families of Kaua'ula Valley, Kuleana Land continue to rebuild their homes and lives a year-and-a-half after the fire of Aug. 25, 2018 raged through the area. Although the process of rebuilding ...

Let’s be vigilant and smart

Some of us old people are self-isolating. Some of us are more Corona-vulnerable than others.Here are some Corona-suggestions to make us more Corona-safe and happy.Place disinfectant wipes at your door; ask your ohana to use them! Let us know we are not alone in these Corona-closed zones. Learn ...

Standardized testing for college admissions

Standardized admissions testing is one of the most dreaded parts of the entire process of applying for college. Students are faced with the daunting task of preparing for one or both of the SAT and ACT tests that most colleges require for admittance.In the midst of what many consider to be the ...