National A part of me resists national news. Since becoming domineered by the forces of Trumpism, the news cycle has become a sequence of palace intrigue and gaffes, sprinkled with flavors of authoritarianism, incompetence, racism, and xenophobia. It’s exhausting to keep up with. But there’s good news for those of us opposed to the racist and authoritarian impulses of … [Read more...] about One Week Later: A post-election reflection
Maybe you’ve seen it on social media, on a car bumper, or stuck to some roadside guardrail, but wherever you saw it first, the words are everywhere this election season: huli. Huli means to turn or change, and who can blame citizens for wanting to flip course? Maui residents are facing monumental issues determining the future of our island, from high costs of living, to a … [Read more...] about Get Out and Vote! Our 2018 General Election Endorsement Guide
On Friday, Oct. 19, the Hawai‘i Supreme Court invalidated the ballot question to authorize a constitutional amendment that would have allowed the state legislature to implement a surcharge on investment property to support public education. All four counties in the state of Hawai‘i petitioned the court to have the question removed, citing that the question was too vague to … [Read more...] about Con Am gets canned. Now what?
Our political system is filled with monsters. There are mindless politicians who wander the island like zombies and never genuinely listen, undead establishment figures who spring from the dirt to cling to power, wicked sycophants who patch together and enable abominations, and witch-donors who manipulate the voodoo dolls of elected officials. Like the monsters that wander … [Read more...] about Unmasking the Monsters: The 10 largest donors trying to buy your vote
Watch MauiTime Walk Story with Maui County candidate for State Rep. District 10 (West Maui, Ma‘alaea, North Kihei) Jen Mather and Editor Axel Beers on Market Street in Wailuku, Hawai‘i … [Read more...] about MauiTime Walk Story: 2018 Candidate for State Rep. District 10 Jen Mather