Image courtesy US State Department [Note: For the latest on COVID-19, visit the links listed at the bottom of this story.] Local concerns over COVID-19 (also known as coronavirus) increased last week when it was determined that the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship, which had been quarantined off the shore of San Francisco due to detection of the virus, docked in Maui, with … [Read more...] about Updates and Advice Regarding COVID-19, Also Known as Coronavirus
20 seconds! Count 'em! The County of Maui is monitoring and preparing for potential impacts from coronavirus, renamed COVID-19, and encourages residents to remain calm and do their part to prevent the spread of illness. “As the threat of the coronavirus continues to affect our nation and state, I want to assure our residents and visitors that we are doing everything we … [Read more...] about Maui County Prepares for Impacts from Coronavirus
How is it possible that paving a parking lot at a most crucial location at Kahului Airport can take more than a year now? I am going to have to arrive at the airport for an upcoming flight FIVE hours before departure to ensure I don’t miss my flight! Shame on you Maui Airport Authority. Illustration by Ron Pitts … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! Where’s the parking?!
1. On April 20, Hawaii News Now reported that someone had created a fake Facebook profile of a Maui legislator and scammed at least one of the legislator’s friends out of $500. Who is the Maui legislator? A. Sen. J. Kalani English B. Sen. Roz Baker C. Rep. Angus McKelvey D. Rep. Kaniela Ing E. Rep. Justin Woodson 2. Two Maui legislators were among the introducers of HB … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Which Maui legislator had to deal with a fake Facebook profile?
It’s been a helluva year, and that’s not a good thing. For the United States, the watchwords for 2017 have been violence and hatred–against women, African-Americans, immigrants, LGBTQ individuals and basically everyone who isn’t a straight white male. You don’t have to be a master at reading the room to know that greed and ignorance are triumphing over notions of cooperation … [Read more...] about 2017 MauiTime Year In Review