By Danielle M. Bergan When MauiTime asked me to write an article on trans-rights and transphobia, it sent thoughts racing through my head at light speed. There’s so much happening in and to our Trans community in the summer of 2017 and most of it is a clear and present danger to who we are not just as citizens, but as human beings. Backtracking a bit, when I began my … [Read more...] about What it’s like to be transgender in America, and on Maui, in 2017
The fact that the ocean is creeping up ever further on Maui and Hawaii shores is a reality anyone here can see. We see most pronounced it in the form of old trees toppled over in the sand as the surf sloshes around their roots on Maui’s north shore and along the road between Olowalu and the Pali. And this past weekend, so-called King Tides really pounded home the feeling that … [Read more...] about King Tides are just more evidence of climate change reality for Maui
So yeah, we're still more than a week away from Baby Donald Trump actually taking the oath of office as President of the United States, and he and his Republican toadies in Congress are already smashing civil liberties, healthcare, environmental protection efforts and who knows what else. Here's a short list of just what they've done in the last few days: • Yesterday/last … [Read more...] about Outraged over Trump and the Republicans in Washington? Do something about it!