Last June, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pulled off an extraordinary feat. In her first electoral bid, the 28-year-old political newcomer defeated Joe Crowley, a well-established incumbent, in a Democratic primary election for New York’s 14th Congressional District (parts of the Bronx and Queens). The loss of Crowley, a high profile Democrat with decades of congressional experience, … [Read more...] about Primary Election Wrap-Up: Just how progressive is Hawai‘i?
Sure, saving the planet is difficult work, but that doesn’t mean you’re not allowed to have some fun while doing it. Here’s a rundown on all the local festivities celebrating Earth Day. No matter your specific cause, there’s a great event for you. EARTH DAY SCAVENGER HUNT FUNDRAISER: ‘IT’S ALL ABOUT BEING GREEN’ - Thu. Apr 20. Down the Hatch comes together with … [Read more...] about The Best Earth Day Celebrations and Events on Maui
BEST USE OF COUNTY FUNDS Save Honolua Perhaps no ad hoc citizens group has accomplished so much so quickly as the Save Honolua Coalition. The efforts began in early 2007, after hearing Maui Land & Pineapple’s proposed plans to “improve” access to the West Maui surf Mecca and fragile Marine Conservation District at Honolua Bay (which included luxury homes and a golf … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2008: Best Use of Maui County Funds: Save Honolua