Early this fall, I binge watched all the Skin Wars seasons on Hulu. Though I had never met Rachel Deboer in person, I definitely knew who she was and have some Maui friends in common with her. So, being a fan of her body painting art, I was stoked when I saw her ripping up the dance floor in early November at a DJ Mark Farina show at Lulu’s. That night, I didn’t have the guts … [Read more...] about What I learned as a body painting canvas for Rachel Deboer
Even without the election of Republican Donald Trump to be President of the United States, this was a monstrous year. We’ve had to deal with job losses, outrageous giveaways to big business and just a general slide away from democratic protections and open government assurances. We like to think of Hawaii (and Maui especially) as existing outside the world’s troubles, but it’s … [Read more...] about MauiTime 2016 Year In Review
If you hold that faith comes from understanding, that reason is preferable to dogma and that facts are knowable, definable things that transcend faith and bias, then you already know that we live in perilous times. It’s fashionable now to talk of the prevalence of “fake news” caused great damage during the 2016 election, but propaganda and false narratives have been with us … [Read more...] about Tulsi Gabbard, the 2016 election and the only way to fight ‘fake news’
1. On Nov. 18, MauiTime posted a table online, compiled by Maui political analyst Dick Mayer using data from Politico, showing how each county in Hawaii voted in the 2016 Presidential Election. According to the table, which county was least supportive of Presidential-elect Donald Trump? A. Honolulu City & County B. Maui County C. Kauai County D. Hawaii County E. Tie … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Which county in Hawaii was the least supportive of Donald Trump?
Yeah, yeah, I know the election's over and Donald Trump won and we should all just stop crying into our kombucha and get over it so our new overlord and his white nationalist minions can have their safe space free of non-whites, women, Muslims, immigrants, journalists and anyone who ever saw Raiders of the Lost Ark and decided to root for Indiana Jones instead of the … [Read more...] about This is how Maui County voters compared to rest of Hawaii in 2016 presidential election