TEACHING LIFE LESSONS WJAR reported that an unnamed substitute teacher was fired on Dec. 16 for smoking marijuana in a classroom at North Attleborough High School in North Attleborough, Massachusetts. Peter Haviland, principal at the school, said students reported the incident and the teacher was removed from the school premises. Haviland also said the teacher not only used … [Read more...] about News of the Weird: Rober versus robbers, Wakanda forever, and an untold danger of smoking
Eh, you sit at S-Turns Beach Park every day chain smoking for hours while everyone else trying to enjoy the park is forced to inhale your cancer-causing smoke! Have you no respect for even the keiki playing around you? Or maybe you no care? I assume you can read since you playing Scrabble… but why didn’t you read the sign as you entered the park? It says, “SMOKING AND USE OF … [Read more...] about Eh Brah: Quit chain smoking at S-Turns in West Maui!
Even without the election of Republican Donald Trump to be President of the United States, this was a monstrous year. We’ve had to deal with job losses, outrageous giveaways to big business and just a general slide away from democratic protections and open government assurances. We like to think of Hawaii (and Maui especially) as existing outside the world’s troubles, but it’s … [Read more...] about MauiTime 2016 Year In Review
Just wanted to remind you that starting THIS FRIDAY, Jan. 1, the legal smoking age in the state of Hawaii will rise from 18 to 21 years old. You can read all about it in our July cover story "Not Unless You're 21" by Ashley Probst. Proponents of the law, according to our story, say it will really cut tobacco use: According to studies done by the Centers for Disease Control and … [Read more...] about Reminder: Smoking Age in Hawaii Rises to 21 on Jan. 1, 2016
Do you think Maui County ought to encourage industrial hemp farming? Do you have an opinion on people smoking at bus stops? Then you might want to check out tomorrow's Maui County Council meeting. There's a lot on the meeting agenda (click here to read it), but two items caught my eye. First is a resolution titled "URGING CONGRESS TO PASS THE INDUSTRIAL HEMP FARMING ACT OF … [Read more...] about Maui County Council taking up industrial hemp, bus stop smoking at Sept. 4 meeting