So on my desk right now are two copies of the latest press release from the Maui Police Department (otherwise known as news stories from The Maui News [subscription required] and Maui Now). Both stories are basically the same, repeating the same fear-mongering from the police about this year’s Halloween festival in Lahaina without any independent reporting or skepticism. The … [Read more...] about Zombie Cops To Overrun Lahaina’s 2013 Halloween Festivities!
It's finally election night! It's nearly over! Tonight, you're going to be deluged with voter information: electoral vote counts, exit polls, early returns–and that's just to determine who has the best Taco Tuesday specials. Seriously, this is a close presidential race, and there are a lot of local races and ballot measures to watch. Here's our guide to what's going on … [Read more...] about 2012 Election Night Coverage, Rallies, Events On Maui #HIvote
Time to vote, folks! Hard to believe that Saturday–THIS SATURDAY–is the Hawaii state Primary Election. Finally, after months of political ads clogging our radio and television airwaves, we get to find out who wins the big popularity contest we call Democracy. Well, half-wins–this is just a Primary, so we'll meet back here in November and finally settle (well, at least for two … [Read more...] about Hot Maui Primary Election Action!
EDIT PICK BEST NEWS REPORTER/ COUNTY OFFICIAL Wendy Osher Most people know Osher as the Pacific Radio Group News Director. She’s the calm, reassuring voice on all sorts of Maui radio stations who offers news bites, road closure information and critical updates on earthquakes, fires and tsunami warnings—all stories that require her to gather information from county fire … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2007: Best News Reporter/ County Official on Maui: Wendy Osher