1. On Feb. 27, a special state House Committee tasked with investigating a residency challenge against Speaker Emeritus Calvin Say found that Say is indeed “qualified to represent Kaimuku, St. Louis Heights, Palolo and the rest of District 20. Who was the Maui-based attorney who represented the plaintiffs challenging Say’s residency? A. David Sereno B. Richard Rost C. Phil … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know Cary & Eddie’s Hideaway?
1. Nearly 2,000 workers for a big company in Hawaii walked off the job on Feb. 2, starting a strike that’s scheduled to run until midnight on Feb. 7. They’re objecting to a lower than expected wage increase and a plan to eliminate guaranteed pensions for new employees. Which company do they work for? A. Alexander & Baldwin B. Kaiser Permanente C. Hawaii Medical Service … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know Hawaii labor strikes?
To the couple that was up at Windmills: We love the land and throw our trash into trash cans. Of if not, I’m sure your rental car company will clean the car for you when you leave. How lazy can you really be? I only wish I would have thrown that can into the back of your Mustang. By the way, nobody here wants to listen to Michael Bolton, especially as loud as you had … [Read more...] about Eh Tourist Litterbugs At Windmills!
LOVES PICK,HATES PIC Thank you for posting my event “Breast Cancer Fund Benefit at Flatbread in Paia” (Picks of the Week, May 31, 2012). I appreciate the prominent spot in your publication. I read MTW every week and always enjoy it. However, I just had to comment that the photo was a little bit in poor taste. Women lose their breasts to breast cancer. They don’t need to see … [Read more...] about Readers Talk About Breasts and the Ultraviolets and the Maui Visitors Bureau
The following letters are in response to Anthony Pignataro’s May 17, 2012 cover story “This Year Terryl Vencl wants the County to give the Maui Visitors Bureau $3.5 million.” * * * As a representative for an organization that received an Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) grant, also overseen by Teena Rasmussen’s county Office of Economic Development (OED), I find the … [Read more...] about Readers Sound Off on the Maui Visitors Bureau