1. According to the Mar. 19 Maui News, 13-year-old Leela Waterford of Kahului won the 2017 Kamaaina Kids Hawaii State Spelling Bee last week. What word did she have to spell correctly to win the title? A. Guetapens B. Chrysanthemum C. Doleful D. Colchicum E. Billycan 2. Last week, the Hawaii House of Representatives passed a proposed budget that includes $63 million for … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about Hawaii Tourism Authority’s new LGBT travelers research?
Karla Gottschalk is an Ocean View Republican on the Big Island who's running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Brian Schatz. Gottshchalk didn't care for MauiTime's questionnaire ("I believe a full exposure of my character is much easier if you consult my resume on LinkedIn as these questions do not speak to my qualifications but "knee jerk" emotional issues," … [Read more...] about Know your Maui County 2016 Election candidate: Karla Gottschalk
We still don't know a whole lot about the early morning shootings at Orlando's Pulse, a popular LGBT nightclub, except that at least 50 people were killed and about as many injured. There was apparently a single shooter–police killed him after a prolonged stand-off. Though the FBI interviewed the alleged shooter in 2013 and 2014 on alleged terrorist ties, he was able to … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Hawaii LGBT community reacts to Orlando nightclub shootings