Though they’ve been studying body cameras for the last couple years, the Maui Police Department is only now equipping officers with the devices. According to Gregg Okamoto, the MPD’s public information officer, 89 patrol officers in the Lahaina, Kihei, Hana, Lanai and Molokai districts now wear body cameras. The promise of police officers wearing forward-facing cameras is … [Read more...] about U.S. Senator Brian Schatz wants to make it easier for cops to get body cameras. But will that help the public?
By Danielle M. Bergan When MauiTime asked me to write an article on trans-rights and transphobia, it sent thoughts racing through my head at light speed. There’s so much happening in and to our Trans community in the summer of 2017 and most of it is a clear and present danger to who we are not just as citizens, but as human beings. Backtracking a bit, when I began my … [Read more...] about What it’s like to be transgender in America, and on Maui, in 2017