Illustration by Anson Stevens-Bollen. Cover design by Albert Cortez When we first ran the annual list of Project Censored’s top stories last year, I lamented the loss of journalist lives. The year was deadly, and 56 journalists worldwide were killed in 2018 for doing their duty to report current events and inform communities. So far 2019 has been less marked by lethal … [Read more...] about Through the Looking Glass: Project Censored’s top stories of the year
Before he left, our former editor Anthony Pignataro gave me this advice: Follow more people on Twitter. He said he’d been intentionally doing this for the last year or two, following accounts from active Native Hawaiians, people of color, women, and other marginalized voices, and that the diversity of their perspectives influenced his views on a number of issues. I’ve … [Read more...] about Happy Independence Day?
On Monday, July 2, candidates for contested offices in the State of Hawai‘i gathered at Kamehameha Schools’ Kapalama, Oahu campus for Hawaii News Now’s “Super Debate.” Contenders for the offices of Lieutenant Governor, 1st U.S. Congressional District Representative, and Governor took the stage to answer questions, challenge the competition and leave a lasting impression on the … [Read more...] about Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard dodges debate
Attention all drinkers, drink vendors, dancers, bar goers, bar owners, merkin (look it up) wearers and fans of government accountability: An open forum will be held on Tuesday, Jun. 26 as part of a performance audit of the County of Maui Department of Liquor Control. Liquor licensees and interested members of the public are invited to attend and provide comments on the … [Read more...] about Help control Maui’s Liquor Control
Making my way home from Baldwin High School down Market Street on Thursday afternoons, I was sure to pick up a copy of MauiTime. It was exciting, not just being a day closer to the weekend, but being curious about the latest artwork cooked up for the cover. My friend and I would have a good time picking at the paper, seated on some bench or rock terrace in the heart of Wailuku … [Read more...] about New editor, still MauiTime