This election, voters will have the chance to amend the state constitution. The ballot question, “Shall the legislature be authorized to establish, as provided by law, a surcharge on investment real property to be used to support public education?” has been the subject of heated debate. If the majority of votes cast and tallied for the question are yes votes (blank and over … [Read more...] about Funding Our Keiki’s Future: Is a constitutional amendment the answer?
When I met up with filmmaker Brian Kohne for lunch in the conference room of Tasty Crust in Wailuku, he admitted it was his first time ever being in that room. "Kathy Collins and I come here for lunch to talk story, but I've never been in here," he said. It filled me with pride to show him one of the few spots on Maui he's never encountered. Since Kohne specializes in capturing … [Read more...] about ‘Kuleana’ filmmaker Brian Kohne talks about his film’s Maui Film Festival premiere