1. Recently Republican 2nd District Congressional candidate Angela Kaaihu got herself denounced by Hawaii GOP Chair Fritz Rohlfing for her wildly racist Facebook rants. How many votes did she get in the Hawaii Primary Election? A. 5,874 B. 6,314 C. 7,449 D. 8,192 E. 9,583 2. Through Sept. 5, the Maui Police Department is taking part in the national “Drive Sober or Get … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know the Maui Police Department’s drunk driving crash statistics?
I was walking down the street in Paia with my father and turned and crossed the road using the crosswalk as you rudely drove by yelling “Fucking Haoles!” Don’t you know the part about pedestrians having the right away, especially in crosswalks? Or maybe you don’t know how to respect your elders (my dad is 67 and one cool haole who deserves respect). Or, maybe you just need to … [Read more...] about Eh racist driver in Paia!
SELFIE FEVER! “Selfie fever" has begun to sully the sacred Islamic pilgrimages to Mecca, according to scholars who complained to Arab News in September. What for centuries has been a hallowed journey intended to renew the spirit of Islam (that all Muslims are called upon to experience at least once) has come, for some in the so-called "Facebook era," to resemble a trip to … [Read more...] about NOTW: Selfie Fever, Unfortunate Ice Cream Names and Race in America
Ah, Theodore Roosevelt. Is there any American president so revered? His mug is even chiseled into the side of Mount Rushmore. We call him a "progressive" today for supporting for things like land preservation and not supporting guys working in unsafe sausage factories that got ground up into said sausage, and to be fair, these are indeed progressive viewpoints (a century ago or … [Read more...] about In Rare Show Of Opinion, Maui News Editorializes That Ken Burns’ ‘The Roosevelts’–And Racist TR Himself–Are ‘Wonderful’
Ah, Theodore Roosevelt. Is there any American president so revered? His mug is even … [Read more...] about In Rare Show Of Opinion, Maui News Editorializes That Ken Burns’ ‘The Roosevelts’