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    Up-date got lost...

    Aug. 9, 2009 (2621 views)

    Aloha friends,I attended the County council meeting on Friday, August 7th.  At that meeting, I took extreme offense to Wayne Nishiki's up-side down flag and took the occassion to remove it.  I spent about two hours drafting a post for this blog to cover the CYB issue, and to address my removal of the offending flag.  When I clicked "post", it took me back to the sign in page, and my post was lost.Rather then try to rewrite it, I am submitting a letter to the editor,...

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    "Viewpoint" on 8/7's council meeting

    Aug. 13, 2009 (1019 views)

    "Flag flap flourishes"On Friday, August 7Th, I, along with many other concerned residents, attended the county council meeting to address the issue of banning alcohol at county beach parks, and more specifically, Charley Young beach in Kihei.  While at that meeting, I noticed the upside down flag proudly displayed on Wayne Nishiki's desk and, well, took the occasion to remove that most offensive display from the council chambers.  I had not noticed it before, although I am told...

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    County Council about to pass drastic, unnecessary alcohol ban !

    Jul. 6, 2009 (917 views)

    "Anyone who is in earshot right now or reads the paper, [or this blog], I am hoping you show up before we vote on this... we must get more discussion", County Council woman Jo Anne Johnson- Maui news Friday, July 3, 2009. For me, this is a double edged sword. On the one hand, I am very grateful that Ms. Johnson is taking this approach on the issue of an outright alcohol ban at CYB. On the other hand, I am very disenchanted with our county council for taking the "just ban...

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    Small number of people responsible for alcohol ban

    Sep. 14, 2009 (8108 views)

    Is anybody really seeing the big picture here? Let me try to give you the Reader's Digest version of what is going on with banning alcohol at Charley Young Beach. Ninety-eight percent of the time, the beach is being used with an unsaid cooperation and understanding for other beachgoers and everything is just another day at the beach. Now enter the other 2 percent who have not a care in the world for anybody but their own arrogant selves and who also have no respect for the residents and...

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