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Re: Maui Film “Kuleana” to Make Summer Debut at HomePosted by allenbam on 6/23/2017 7:27pm

Chris...every article I've ever read by Wendy Osher has typo's and mistakes...sadly it seems to be her SOP...it's like she can't be bothered to spell check or proof read, after all she IS the leader of the Maui Now news team...

Re: A&B to Plant Pongamia Energy Crop in Central MauiPosted by Maui_Mike on 6/23/2017 1:58pm

You spew words and call them facts, you highlight a couple negative things but ignore all the positives, you deny the glaring fact that prohibition and the war on drugs is a total failure, and you choose to show your ignorance in the subject every chance you get, you obviously like to display your lack of knowledge.
I don't think I could dumb this down enough for you to understand it, and frankly I'm not interested in changing your opinion, you are part of a small portion of society, the majority are those like us.......you are going to see things go the opposite way you believe it should, so get used to being on the wrong side of history.

Re: A&B to Plant Pongamia Energy Crop in Central MauiPosted by Stand Alone 🐼 on 6/23/2017 12:01pm

I've failed nothing. It's the same old thing with you and your denial.
I've been putting all the facts and statistics in front of you.

This is just one of many that ( I TOLD YOU so ).
Your facts is (fake facts) with no back bone to anything you say. My facts came from reliable sources.

You also can research the facts. Just be sure you look at both shoes. Not just one side.

Now I pau..... or am I?

Ps. This came about cause you said there was no evidence or statistics of accidents caused by marijuana.
(Death)? They never mentioned any. but, again there might have been.
If not, there will be....

Legalization is just stupid...

Re: A&B to Plant Pongamia Energy Crop in Central MauiPosted by Maui_Mike on 6/23/2017 11:15am

You fail to realize that marijuana prohibition is a failure, a drain of resources, and the positive aspects of legalization far outweigh the negatives........your opinion is contrary to the facts and evidence, but I'm not going to debate this issue with you again, that is an exercise in futility to say the least, we can just agree to disagree on this, you should feel free to explore the statistical facts that crime is down and police effectiveness is up in all the legalized states.......then there is the much needed money, that's a nice bonus.
But believe whatever you need to, facts are not important.
At least we can all agree on the importance of agriculture in the former sugar fields, none of us want to see it overdeveloped.

Re: Man Sentenced 10 Years for Child PornographyPosted by Dr. Feelgood on 6/23/2017 10:59am

I hope he actually serves the whole 10 years and does't get some weak azz early release after he "finds Jesus"

Re: A&B to Plant Pongamia Energy Crop in Central MauiPosted by Stand Alone 🐼 on 6/23/2017 5:34am

It's just the beginning mike. About legalizing marijuana is just plain stupid.
But agreed about farming here.

Re: A&B to Plant Pongamia Energy Crop in Central MauiPosted by Maui_Mike on 6/23/2017 5:27am

I'm sure you find that information to be interesting, but it has absolutely nothing to do with agriculture in central Maui.........and there is no clear proof of a correlation between marijuana use and accidents in those states, it's a non scientific conclusion, but I've always said mixing use and driving is a bad idea, so this is information I've already processed.......nothing new there.
Take note that the drivers had alcohol and or other drugs in their system......good job copy and pasting though.
Let's just hope we can keep central maui green the way it should be.

Re: A&B to Plant Pongamia Energy Crop in Central MauiPosted by Stand Alone 🐼 on 6/23/2017 4:50am

Here mike I knew in time this would come out....... what I was saying all this time. And I do believe more truth will come in the future.

Accidents Increased In States With Legalized Marijuana
"... should give other states eyeing legalization pause ..."

Through the haze over conflicting claims about the merits of legalized marijuana comes one clear fact — the legalization of marijuana has been accompanied by a spike in car accidents.

The Highway Loss Data Institute noted that in Colorado, where marijuana was legalized in 2014, collision claims were 14 percent higher than in neighboring states.

“More drivers admit to using marijuana, and it is showing up more frequently among people involved in crashes,” the study claimed.

“We’re concerned about what we’re seeing,” said Matt Moore, the institute’s senior vice president. “We see strong evidence of an increased crash risk in states that have approved recreational marijuana sales.”

“Marijuana use in driving is a growing, contributing factor to fatal crashes,” said Jake Nelson, the director of traffic safety advocacy and research at the American Automobile Association. “It’s a highway safety problem that we should all be concerned about.”

“Worries that legalized marijuana is increasing crash rates aren’t misplaced. The HLDI’s findings on the early experience in Colorado, Oregon and Washington should give other states eyeing legalization pause,” said David Zuby, chief research officer of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Claims were also higher in Washington, which was 6 percent higher in crash claims than its neighbors, and Oregon, which was 4 percent higher than neighboring states.

“Colorado has had legal pot sales the longest and it is showing the greatest effect,” said Moore. “Meanwhile, Oregon has had pot sales for the shortest amount of time, so its increase is the lowest, but that could change over time.”

To better understand how legalization has affected driving, the AAA looked at crash data from 30-day periods between 2010-2014 that was collected from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission. Recreational marijuana was legalized in Washington in 2012.

A Washington study found that before marijuana was legalized, 8.3 percent of drivers involved in fatal crashes had THC in their blood. After legalization, that rose to 17 percent. However, many of those drivers had other drugs or alcohol in their systems.

Moore said marijuana is often used in conjunction with alcohol.

“We’re concerned about impaired driving in general,” said Moore. “Marijuana just layers on top of other impairments like alcohol.”

Russ Rader, spokesman for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, said data on the impact of marijuana on drivers is in its infancy compared to the proven data documenting the risks of alcohol and driving.

“While we have proven countermeasures, proven strategies for reducing alcohol impaired driving, there are a lot of unanswered questions about marijuana and driving,” Rader said.

Re: Man Sentenced 10 Years for Child PornographyPosted by Sam on 6/23/2017 2:36am

10 years? Really? for destroying minors. I hope Bubba in prison takes good care of him. Hope you have a lot of Vaseline...scumbag!

Re: A&B to Plant Pongamia Energy Crop in Central MauiPosted by Nailbanger on 6/22/2017 12:52pm

Ya, and only 400 gallons per acre? How much water? How many gallons of fuel to grow it? Harvest it? Process it? It works in SE Asia because people work for 5cents a day,,, they would be better growing algae in brackish ponds and pump it with solar powered pumps, the profit yield from algae biofuels is way higher because the machinery needed to produce it is minimal, A&B would be better to put in a wind farm and solar farm with a molten salt heat storage deal like the towers in spain or i think also AZ now,,, its all a ruse

Re: A&B to Plant Pongamia Energy Crop in Central MauiPosted by dopamineboy on 6/22/2017 4:57am

Five years for these trees to mature, compared to 3 crops a year for sunflowers, and a mainland company compared to a local Maui company. Way to go A&B.

Re: Maui Veterans Invited to Free “All American Picnic”Posted by makalapa10 on 6/22/2017 4:49am

Fireworks and PTSD?

Re: A&B to Plant Pongamia Energy Crop in Central MauiPosted by Maui_Mike on 6/21/2017 4:58pm

I hope all these test crops lead to keeping the former sugar plantation green and agricultural use, I will believe they are doing the right thing when they actually do it.

Re: Oprah Leads Special Conversation on Maui, June 26Posted by Nailbanger on 6/21/2017 3:05am

Yea, she has the burden of managing all her finger pointers and slaves at the many estates she owns🙄

Re: Oprah Leads Special Conversation on Maui, June 26Posted by Nailbanger on 6/21/2017 3:04am

Baaaaa said the sheep

Re: Oprah Leads Special Conversation on Maui, June 26Posted by Nailbanger on 6/21/2017 3:03am

Real easy to lead a helthier life when you have billions

Re: Visitor Injured by Rogue Wave at Mākena, MauiPosted by Fish on 6/20/2017 10:08pm

Yes. In a swells wave train extra long interval swells will jump to the front. As a new swell starts the waves can be very small at the front of the train but their extra long intervals will cause the wave to run up further onto the shore. So while not a true rogue wave such as those out at sea, they can catch you off gaurd because the height of the wave is so small

Re: Visitor Injured by Rogue Wave at Mākena, MauiPosted by Bruce H Tapley on 6/20/2017 3:17pm

Falling in lava hurts. Perhaps that's why the real sharp lava is called A'A!!! It's nothing you intend, but sometimes it's the island seeking a bit of sacrifice...

Re: Oprah Leads Special Conversation on Maui, June 26Posted by Sue Anderson Sullivan on 6/20/2017 1:51pm

won't let me sign up

Re: Oprah Leads Special Conversation on Maui, June 26Posted by Soycappie on 6/20/2017 10:45am

Shame on you, fat shamers. If you don't like Oprah, come up with a better reason than her weight. Why not count our blessings for what we have, instead of envying those who we think have more? Oprah might be rich, but I'm sure she has her burdens like all the rest of us.

More Aloha.....less fat shaming!

Re: Visitor Injured by Rogue Wave at Mākena, MauiPosted by makalapa10 on 6/20/2017 9:11am

Rogue wave?

Re: Legislative Leaders Target Special Session on RailPosted by Nailbanger on 6/20/2017 8:04am

I dont even think Oahu is 50 miles at its longest point,,,
It is i believe just a hair over 20 miles,,,
They are not even anywhere near done. I would bet it will be over budget by around 35-40%
Just like most state infrastructure projects

Re: Oprah Leads Special Conversation on Maui, June 26Posted by CountryWithBorders on 6/20/2017 4:23am

Not interested in another Globalist telling me how to live my life. Her attempt at appearing rational is cancelled by the very company she keeps; which include Bill Gates, David Rockefeller, Ted Turner, Warren Buffett, George Soros, Michael Bloomberg and others. Read all about these "Philanthropists" and their plan for population reduction.

Re: Legislative Leaders Target Special Session on RailPosted by Mauibeliever on 6/20/2017 3:53am

Bloomberg says the range of cost estimates to build the 1000 mile boarder wall with Mexico is $8 Billion to $40 Billion.

Even though there is more that goes into a rail than than concrete and labor for a wall, it is only going to be what??, 50 miles long maybe??

Re: Oprah Leads Special Conversation on Maui, June 26Posted by Leadingtheblind on 6/20/2017 3:03am

Oprah is such a blessing to have on this earth. I wish I could say that about all humans.

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