I had just filled my fountain drink cup when you pushed open the door, banging it against the outside wall. I was on my way to my seat to wait for my food, and it was clear to me that you were very angry. But why did you seem to direct at me, asking me why I had a drink. I didn’t reply because I could tell by the way you banged your walker against the wall that there was no … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Why must you take your misery out on us?
1. Nearly 2,000 workers for a big company in Hawaii walked off the job on Feb. 2, starting a strike that’s scheduled to run until midnight on Feb. 7. They’re objecting to a lower than expected wage increase and a plan to eliminate guaranteed pensions for new employees. Which company do they work for? A. Alexander & Baldwin B. Kaiser Permanente C. Hawaii Medical Service … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know Hawaii labor strikes?
Lahaina loses its fast food fried chicken standard, Kentucky Fried Chicken, after 30 years in its Lahaina Shopping Center location across the street from Longhi's. They say the Colonel is still going strong despite the recent closure of three locations (Kihei, Pukalani and now Lahaina), and they plan to focus on their Kahului location. Read the details here from their … [Read more...] about Get your last finger lickin’ taste of the Colonel, KFC Lahaina Closes Sunday
Eric Schlosser reports from the Daily Beast that the developed world is hooked on fast food, having a huge impact on our children's health. The marketing schemes and toys appeal to the kids without telling them the whole story on nutrition and health. It sure works on my daughter. However, the climate is changing despite the billions spent on fast food, people are … [Read more...] about #Fastfood #fail Still a Fast Food Nation: Eric Schlosser Reflects on 10 Years Later – The Daily Beast
Our fearless @MauiTime leader, @JenRusso -- who (wo)mans this blog -- is a classy foodie writer. However, I am a trashy foodie writer. Though this can hardly be called writing (more like copying and pasting), inspired by positive response to a couple recent Facebook posts, I hereby share with you some culinary crappola: Last night, after the Sublime with Rome show, I was carded … [Read more...] about Culinary Crappola: An Equal and Opposite Reaction to the Rest of This Fine Blog