The absentee ballots have been mailed, walk in voting is happening now, and on Aug. 11, it will all be over. On Sunday morning there will be only two mayoral candidates still standing, and the list of council hopefuls will be cut in half.
I often find myself wondering how I can get the attention of the non-voter. Should I yell, or beg or attempt to shame them? Should I tell them their vote really does matter even though nothing ever seems to change? Should I tell them that all politicians are not crooked and many do truly care about the future of our community?
From where we sit, the U.S. economy is firing on all cylinders.
With Mars making its closest approach to Earth in 15 years and a total lunar eclipse imminent, as well as the Perseid Meteor Showers in progress, it seems fitting to focus upon planetary events and celestial bodies.
Affordable housing is at crisis levels. Lihue is a good place to increase density and create affordable housing. But, in my humble opinion (IMHO) Bill No. 2687 is not ready to be passed into law.
America’s second Civil War is in full bloom. The president’s press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, recently went out to dine at the Red Hen restaurant in Virginia with seven family members and was asked to leave because she worked for POTUS.
Dear Mayor Carvalho, The convoys between Waikoko and Wainiha on the North Shore have gone from an initial necessity to an ongoing, unnecessary headache for those living in Haena and Wainiha. This is an avoidable situation and a waste of taxpayer money to man the convoys.