There is no more State v. Thomas Russo. Maui County Prosecutor J. D. Kim's five-year effort to punish MauiTime's publisher for photographing two Maui Police Officers back in November 2012 is finally over. Very long, stupid story short, Russo was coming down Haleakala Highway on the morning of Nov. 20, 2012 and encountered unusually heavy traffic. In fact, he'd run into the … [Read more...] about Hawaii Supreme Court rules in favor of MauiTime Publisher Tommy Russo, dismisses case against him
In an effort to end the Maui County Prosecutor’s five-year campaign to bust MauiTime Publisher Tommy Russo for photographing two Maui Police Officers on a public road (the county says he was “failing to comply” with the officers, but that’s BS to mask the fact that he was photographing cops on a public road), Russo’s attorneys Ben Lowenthal and Sam MacRoberts asked the Hawaii … [Read more...] about Hawaii Supreme Court agrees to hear State of Hawaii v. Thomas A. Russo
It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly five years since two Maui Police Officers arrested MauiTime Publisher Tommy Russo (on Nov. 20, 2012) when he was photographing them on Haleakala Highway during a traffic stop. The Prosecuting Attorney’s office charged him with failure to comply with police officers and disorderly conduct (the cops' original charges of resisting arrest, … [Read more...] about MauiTime Publisher appeals traffic stop photography arrest case to Hawaii Supreme Court
On Dec. 18, all our questions will be answered. Did J.J. Abrams deliver? Was the years' worth of wait and hype worth it? Will Star Wars: The Force Awakens be among the best films of 2015? If Greedo shot first, does that really mean Han Solo didn't act in cold blood? If that last sentence sounds like gibberish, this article is not for you. For most fans of this series, the … [Read more...] about As ‘The Force Awakens’ hits island screens, we talk with 18 Maui fans about their special Star Wars memories
1. On May 12, Pacific Business News posted a blog item item titled “How to keep your employees from getting bored.” Which of the following tips did NOT make the list? A. “Teach people how to treat you” B. “Give latitude” C. “Don’t forget the power of fun” D. “Create purpose” E. “Pay them more than what they’re worth” 2. On May 11, which Democrat stood at Iolani … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you Democrats?