The Maui News made a questionable choice in their Aug. 19 Sunday Edition article “Not ready for prime time,” a review of local political observers’ views on the 2018 Maui County Council election races. The piece is problematic, not for any particularly controversial opinion within, but because of one of the pundits that Maui News City Editor Brian Perry rounded up for political … [Read more...] about The Maui News gives platform to disgraced sexual harasser
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One of the best entertainment sources in The Maui News on a daily basis isn’t the comics, it’s the Letters to the Editor. In other newspapers, that space is usually filled with fairly earnest discourse. But in The Maui News, civic discussions are amply supplemented by missives on God, the apocalypse, Mauitopia and government cover-ups, thanks to the regular efforts of a … [Read more...] about Maui News publishes wacky Las Vegas shooting letter, wackier note to readers
Hey, I know The Maui News buries all their stories behind a paywall, but you might want to dig up 75 cents and a get a copy of today's (Feb. 10, 2015) issue. The top story–I kid you not–is about how an unnamed woman in 1956 reported to the U.S. Air Force that she saw a UFO over Molokai. Yeah! Now I don't want to spoil the ending that reveals what the UFO turned out to be, but I … [Read more...] about THIS JUST IN: @TheMauiNewsHI reports bogus 1956 UFO sighting
For Maui News readers who can't wait for Sundays so they can read Parade Magazine, which has been included as an insert in the paper (and hundreds of others around the county) for many years, this weekend will hold great disappointment. That's because Athlon Media Group (AMG), which purchased Parade a few months ago, has decided to stop circulating the mag with smaller, … [Read more...] about No More Parade Magazine For Maui News Readers
It was nearly two hours into the hearing on the future of Maui’s largest and most important hospital before Dr. Peter Galpin was able to roll his wheelchair up to the lectern. Galpin spoke for a couple minutes–one of dozens who’d packed themselves into the Maui Waena Intermediate School cafeteria to testify–but I only wrote five of his words in my notebook: “Trade us or play … [Read more...] about How Do We Save Maui Memorial Medical Center?