Is life like football or is football like life? Let’s see: one involves unnecessary roughness, revolves around money and encourages gambling and excessive drinking—and the other is played on Sunday. Another similarity between life and America’s real pastime (sorry baseball, ratings don’t lie): each is conveniently divided into four quarters. So let’s flip the coin and kick off … [Read more...] about The Year in Review
Mayor Charmaine Tavares
Last week, a Molokai veterans group filed suit against Maui County, Mayor Charmaine Tavares and several other officials, claiming that they have endured “years of senseless, relentless roadblocks” in their effort to build a veterans center in Kaunakakai. Molokai Veterans Caring For Veterans says the County has hamstrung the project since 2005 and refused to grant a building … [Read more...] about Veterans Group Sues Maui County, Mayor Tavares
Mayor Charmaine Tavares Clearly, MauiTime readers have mixed feelings about Mayor Tavares. On the one hand, you voted her your favorite Mayoral candidate (in a squeaker over former Mayor Alan Ararkawa). But you also voted her runner up for Scariest Public Figure. ‘Guess it’s one of those love-hate things. We’ve made our feelings about the Mayor clear, but she is the incumbent … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2010: Best Mayoral Candidate on Maui: Mayor Charmaine Tavares
Thirty two pages of juicy MauiTime coverage packed in under one controversial cover. Click on any of the headlines below to get to the story. ↑ Grab this Headline Animator … [Read more...] about Today’s Headlines at MauiTime.com
For those wondering if Halloween in Lahaina is happening this year, the answer is: yes and no. Yes, in the sense that there will be a Keiki parade, during which the street will be closed to traffic, and after that an unknown number of costumed revelers will congregate on Front Street. No, in the sense that nobody pulled a permit, and the county isn’t stepping in to fill the … [Read more...] about Halloween in Lahaina: Big question mark, no leadership from Tavares Administration. Spooky.