Though more people ended up voting for Democrat Hillary Clinton, it is Republican Donald Trump who will be the next President of the United States. For those of us who believe in civil rights, the dangers of climate change and simple human decency, the night of Nov. 8 was one of the toughest of our lives. According to numbers compiled by The New York Times, Trump’s victory … [Read more...] about UPDATED: Trump Wins, America Loses: How the 2016 Election looks from Maui
NEW WORLD ORDER In December, Canada’s supportive organization The Transgender Project released a biographical video of the former Paul Wolscht, 46 and the father of seven children with his ex-wife, Marie, describing his new life as not only a female but a six-year-old female, Stephoknee Wolscht. She told the Daily Xtra that not acting her real age (even while doing “adult” … [Read more...] about NOTW: Millennial views on war, dumb crooks and offensive sandwiches
You don't have to spend too much time in the Story of Hawaii Museum in Kahului before concluding that curators Bryant Neal and Richard "Buck" Mickelsen love maps. They have maps of Hawaii as it appeared to the earliest European explorers, maps of the islands used by missionaries and maps showing Maui's land distribution in the 19th century. And now, in anticipation of next year … [Read more...] about Story of Hawaii Museum in Kahului adds new Japanese strategic maps from World War II
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There's no exclamation point on that headline because this doesn't seem like the kind of holiday in which we laugh and run around and eat too many jalapeno poppers for our own good. No, this is–in my lifelong civilian mind, at least–a time to reflect quietly on war and those we send off to fight and die in our wars. Not sure if the rest of you civilians have noticed, but we've … [Read more...] about Happy Veterans Day