Eh brah! I work the night shift in Kahului. Every morning I’m driving on Pu`unene on my way home, and here you come in your big white SUV to the intersection of Pu`unene and W. Kauai. You don’t stop at the stop sign–you don’t even slow down! If you’re running that late for work every morning, buy an alarm clock and learn how to use it! Mahalo! Illustration: Ron Pitts … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: Learn how to use an alarm clock!
If there’s one thing MauiTime readers aren’t shy about, it’s complaining. And not always at us, either! For the last dozen years or so, our Eh Brah! column has consistently been among readers’ best loved features. And it’s easy to see why: each week, someone anonymously calls out a jerk, thief, fool and/or human parasite for making life a little worse for everyone on Maui … [Read more...] about 2017 MauiTime Special Eh Brah Issue
1. The County of Maui recently named Yaemi Yogi an “Outstanding Older American” for 2017. A former Maui Land & Pineapple Company employee, she also appeared in the 2010 Maui movie Get a Job. What role did she play? A. “Hazel” B. “Church Lady” C. “Yard Sale Mom” D. “Merton’s Lover” E. “Auntie” 2. According to the May 29 Maui News, the Molokai Library celebrated a major … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about the sugar mill equipment Alexander and Baldwin is selling?
University of Hawaii Maui College officials awarded 780 Certificates, Associate degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees and Doctorate degrees during the college's May 11 commencement ceremony. State Senator Gil Keith-Agaran, D–Wailuku, Waihe`e, Kahului, delivered the commencement address. Curious as to what Keith-Agaran said, I requested a copy of his speech from the … [Read more...] about Read Senator Gil Keith-Agaran’s 2017 UH Maui College Commencement Address
Today (Monday, Dec. 12, 2016) marks the final cane haul for the Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar (HC&S) mill in Pu`unene, Hawaii News Now reported. With no more cane burns scheduled and the final harvest winding down–parent company Alexander & Baldwin (A&B) announced the mill's closure back in January–many workers have already been let go. "A transition team is … [Read more...] about Today marks final cane haul for Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar mill on Maui