Unless you’re following Libertarian Jeff Davis, you’re probably not hearing a lot about legalizing marijuana in all the Hawaii Governor’s race commercials and forums. Davis, like a good Libertarian, is for it. “If I’m elected, we’re gonna legalize marijuana and treat it like wine,” the website Motherboard quoted Davis as saying back in August. “You’ll be smoking pot in the … [Read more...] about Is Hawaii Missing Out On Big Weed Money?
Formed in 1995, the nonprofit organization Assistance Dogs of Hawaii helps residents here get access to guide dogs. Will and Mo Mauer founded it, and today help numerous residents each year at their Upcountry campus. "In 2000, Mo Maurer gave up a successful career as a CPA decided to devote herself full time to the Service Dog industry," states the Assistance Dogs of Hawaii … [Read more...] about Maui Resident Mo Mauer To Appear On New Oahu Show ‘You’ve Got The Power’
Even though the infamous Christopher Deedy trial occurred on Oahu, MauiTime has joined seven other Hawaii news organizations and three media associations in calling for the opening of closed session transcripts in that case. The original trial, in which Deedy–a federal agent–was charged with allegedly murdering Kollin Elderts at a Waikiki McDonald’s after an argument ensued … [Read more...] about MauiTime Joins Other Hawaii News Organizations In Calling For Open Court Protections
Credit Malia Zimmerman of Hawaii Reporter for breaking this one today: State Senator Kalani English, a Maui Democrat, introduced the Steven Tyler Act, which would make it a tort to invade the privacy of celebrities. The bill aims to “encourage celebrities to visit and reside in our State by creating a civil cause of action for the constructive invasion of privacy.” It could be … [Read more...] about Maui’s Own Senator J. Kalani English Introduces ‘Steven Tyler Act’ To Protect Poor Celebs In Hawaii From Evil Paparazzi