Is life like football or is football like life? Let’s see: one involves unnecessary roughness, revolves around money and encourages gambling and excessive drinking—and the other is played on Sunday. Another similarity between life and America’s real pastime (sorry baseball, ratings don’t lie): each is conveniently divided into four quarters. So let’s flip the coin […]
As she packed her pantsuits and exited the Governor’s mansion this week, former Gov. Lingle launched a new Web site (thelingleyears.wordpress.com). Sentimentally titled “Looking Back, And Forward,” the site purports to be a chronicle of Lingle’s eight years in office. Curious, then, that searches for “Hawaii Superferry,” “Furlough Fridays” and “civil unions” yield zero results.
Furlough Fridays For the second straight year, this was a no-brainer. While 2009 brought the collapse of the Superferry, 2010 was all about Furlough Fridays. As the economy declined and cuts loomed, the teachers’ union ratified a contract that called for less instructional days. Not surprisingly, the public revolted, and it quickly became clear that […]
Fo’ Sheezy its gonna be off the heezy at the My Adidas steezy theme par-teezy. After chillian’ in my hood wit some of the Presence Production of Maui guys, Trevor Arnholt and Austin Alexander(Mountain), and seeing their passion to improve our community, I know this is only the beginning of events which help promote, “Get […]
Keiki might not be learning their multiplication tables on Fridays… but who really needs to know phonics and basic math anyway – learning to cook yummy, healthy fried food is a much more useful life skill. All sarcasm aside, the new furlough “Fry-Days” – the last friday of every month – are more than just a […]
Isn’t our community blessed to have the Bailey House Museum as a hub of local history? Beyond providing a resource for the bygone-giddy, the locale—vibrant green grounds contrasted against the white mortar of the missionary-era house, alive in the sun and pocketed with deep shade—is a pleasure. This Sunday is the perfect opportunity for your ‘ohana to
Pissed off parents converged in Wailuku yesterday to protest “furlough Fridays” (which is nearing catch-phrase status, by the way). The Maui News estimated there were about 60 people in attendance, a decent turnout for a Wednesday morning. People’s anger is clearly building on this issue, and state officials are going to start to feel the […]