What a time to be a Republican in the United States. It’s the first open election since 2008, general voting doesn’t take place for 10 months and the party’s nomination process has already become a reality TV circus in which the star attraction is a world-famous billionaire who decided to run on a platform that could have been written by Benito Mussolini. Not that the other … [Read more...] about Are we ready for the Hawaii Republican Presidential Caucus?
MEALS 2.0 Silicon Valley code-writers and engineers work long hours–with apparently little time for “food” as we know it. Eating is “time wasted,” in the words of celebrity inventor Elon Musk, and normal meals a “marketing facade,” said another valley bigwig. The New York Times reported in May that techies are eagerly scarfing down generic (but nutrient-laden) liquids like … [Read more...] about NOTW: The perils of Schmilk, credit card rewards and Zayn Malik fans
As I write these words, people–okay, Democrats–are gathering at 2850 Broadway in San Francisco, to donate large sums of money to Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie, who faces a tougher than expected reelection fight this year. The house, which sold for $3.9 million back in 1998, is owned by billionaire Oracle founder Larry Ellison, who also owns 98 percent of the island of Lanai, … [Read more...] about Today Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie Raises Money At Larry Ellison’s House
Guess we don’t have Linda Lingle to kick around anymore. On Election night, the former two-term Republican Governor of Hawaii who had trounced Democrat Mazie Hirono at the polls a decade ago, was herself shown the door in her bid to succeed retiring U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka (D–Hawaii). The final summary vote tally, released by the state Office of Elections at nearly 3am … [Read more...] about Here’s Our Take On The 2012 Election for Maui, Hawaii And The Nation #HIVote
It’s that time again. Time to take stock of America, think about the challenges facing this great nation, look deep into our hearts and decide which person who probably didn’t get enough parental affirmation when he or she was an infant should write our laws and stand around like they actually run the place. It’s Election Time! Woohoo! Of course, we understand if you want to … [Read more...] about CORRECTED: MauiTime’s 2012 General Election Candidate and Amendment Endorsements