This election, voters will have the chance to amend the state constitution. The ballot question, “Shall the legislature be authorized to establish, as provided by law, a surcharge on investment real property to be used to support public education?” has been the subject of heated debate. If the majority of votes cast and tallied for the question are yes votes (blank and over … [Read more...] about Funding Our Keiki’s Future: Is a constitutional amendment the answer?
Lahaina’s rich historical and cultural heritage is well known to just about everyone on Maui–resident and tourist alike. A great deal of the credit for that goes to the non-profit Lahaina Restoration Foundation (LRF), which oversees 11 historic structures in town including the Baldwin House, the old Lahaina Prison and the Wo Hing Museum. Sure, the LRF’s old Carthaginian II, a … [Read more...] about Lahaina Restoration Foundation Provides Free Historical Tours For Westside Teachers
HOLY HANDGUNS One of the many decisions greeting Pope Francis, as Salon.com pointed out, is whether to officially recognize a Patron Saint of Handgunners–as urged by a U.S. organization of activists for more than 20 years. According to legend, St. Gabriel Possenti rescued an Italian village from a small band of pillagers (and perhaps rapists) in the 19th century by shooting at … [Read more...] about Holy Handguns and Government In Action and Redneck Chronicles
Maui students are learning modern skills in a contemporary program designed in Hawaii, and the nation is taking notice. HIKI NŌ, the nation’s first student news network, is groundbreaking not just in its approach of embracing technology tools for students, but also how it’s using media to teach students life skills that will help them become active members of the … [Read more...] about Talking Story With Leslie Wilcox About How The HIKI NO Student News Network Is Gaining National Publicity