Searching for Gov. Linda Lingle on Facebook, I discovered three competing anti-Lingle groups (none pro): Impeach Linda Lingle!!! (31 members); Impeach Linda Lingle (less exclamation points and less members--10); and Anti-Linda Lingle Group (84 members). It looks like there's some membership crossover, but may I make a humble suggestion? Get together, folks. Strength in … [Read more...] about Anti-Lingle Facebook groups need to get together!
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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 heat. The ones who fight this now (or … [Read more...] about Parents protest furlough Fridays in Wailuku
SCARIEST PUBLIC FIGURE Gov. Linda Lingle That Gov. Lingle (a former Maui County Councilmember and Mayor) is a frequent target of criticism in these pages is no secret. She just gives so much ammo: from the Superferry to work furloughs, Lingle is nothing if not a magnet for controversy. Clearly she has her supporters, but they seem to be in shorter supply these days, veto … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2009: Best Scariest Public Figure on Maui: Gov. Linda Lingle
BEST STATE OFFICIAL governor linda lingle Back in the 2002 governor’s race Linda Lingle campaigned against the Democratic cronies that packed the Honolulu state government. She won that race, but then wasted no time bringing in her own pals when she took over the governor’s mansion. That’s Governor Linda Lingle. In a state that employs Kaho’olawe Island Reserve Commission … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2005: Best State Official: Governor Linda Lingle