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Sunday, May 08, 2022

Letters: Speed bumps, roundabout, TSA, Jones Act, beach parking fees & more

Whatʻs on the minds of Maui residents? This version of Maui Nowʻs letters includes topics about speed bumps, Kīhei High School roundabout, tourist parking fees at beaches, Jones Act, ivermectin, long TSA lines, reducing vacation rentals, Maui High graduation changes and feral fowl.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Letters: Healthcare, drought, second-home taxes, dirty restrooms, Jones Act, Smirnoff & more

Whatʻs on the minds of Maui residents? This version of Maui Nowʻs letters includes topics about healthcare, closure of public road near Kanaha Beach Park, dirty restrooms at Kalama Park, increasing second-home property taxes, short-term rentals, a found canoe in the ocean, suspending the Jones Act and don’t boycott Smirnoff. It’s not a Russian company anymore.
Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Letters: Church steeple, bike lanes, beach access, drink tax, underage drinking, Russian vodka & more

Whatʻs on the minds of Maui residents? This version of Maui Nowʻs letters includes topics about “nonsense” drink tax research, underage drinking, loss of beach access, need to repair Kula bike lanes, church steeple repair campaign, Humane Society animals being shipped to other islands and promotion for Russian vodka during invasion of Ukraine.
Saturday, November 13, 2021

Letters: Vaccines, Tax Relief, Taxes, Pickleball, Black Rock Trash, Kanaha Pond Stench & More

Whatʻs on the minds of Maui residents? This version of Maui Nowʻs letters to the editor includes opposing views about the vaccine, pickleball noise, Kanaha Pond stench, Black Rock pollution, supporting ʻAina Kupuna tax relief for ancestral land inheritance, kudos to Kīhei Post Office Postmaster, stop forgetting lessons of our ancestors and much more.
Saturday, September 18, 2021

Letters: Hawaiian Immersion, Homeless, Dr. Pang, Vaccines & COVID-19 Mandates

Whatʻs on the minds of Maui residents? This version of Maui Nowʻs letters to the editor includes opposing views about the vaccine, COVID-19 government mandates, support for Dr. Lorrin Pang, disappointment with adminstration At Kekaulike High School and plea for people not to dehumanize homeless people.
Saturday, August 28, 2021

Letters: Trash, Five Graves & Ongoing Debate about Vaccinations & Tourism

Whatʻs on the minds of Maui residents and visitors? This version of Maui Nowʻs letters to the editor includes the continuing trash problem along Amala Place, the construction of a big house at Five Graves and the ongoing debate on vaccinations and tourism during the COVID-19 surge on Maui.
Saturday, August 14, 2021

Letters: Help Henry the Pig & Vaccination Debate – Public Safety vs. Personal Freedom

Whatʻs on the minds of Maui residents? This version of Maui Nowʻs letters to the editors include the debate on COVID-19 vaccinations — public safety versus personal freedom — and calls to help Henry the Pig.
Saturday, July 31, 2021

Letters: Road Safety, Vaccine Verification, Water Usage, VFW Luas, Makena Landing & Roadside Greenery ʻButcheredʻ

Whatʻs on the minds of Maui residents and visitors? Maui Nowʻs letters to the editors this month include discussion about new road safety legislation, commercial luas at VFW, Makena Landing overrun by commercial tours, slow vaccine verification process at airport, climate emergency, roadside greenery “butchery” and watering tourist destinations in desert while water shortage in Upcountry.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Letters: Save Tobacco Control Fund, Beach Parking, Mandate Hana Road Tours & Let Me See My Wife

Whatʻs on the minds of Maui residents and visitors? Maui Nowʻs letters to the editors this week discuss Tobacco Control Trust Fund, pedestrian crosswalk signage, wearing masks at outdoor recycling centers, visitation time at Hale Makua, requiring tours for Road to Hana visitors and stopping dive companies from hogging public beach parking.
Friday, June 11, 2021

Letters: Too Many Tourists, Bad Visitor Experiences, Global Vaccination Effort & Spreading Happiness Program

Whatʻs on the minds of Maui residents and visitors? Maui Nowʻs letters to the editors this week discuss too many tourists, bad visitor experiences regarding COVID-19 protocal, need for US to help with global vaccination effort and congratulations to a teacher for teaching the “Spreading Happiness” program to his students.
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