FOOD FOR THOUGHT a little. Can I get an article on ugly speed
I’m glad these wise individuals are dating experiences, the disgusting gym
sharing their concerns for supporting a habits some of us encounter, why are you
food network that will benefit the still sporting that pony tail at 65 and for
greater Maui community [“Real home- what reason would you shave your balls?
land security,” October 9]. Thanks, Sure, food, fashion, music and entertain-
Rob, for another good column. ment are vital escapes, however can’t
someone in your talented staff write
Walt from Pukalani, submitted from real life and not from some bullshit
online at mauitime.com
editorial agenda. I am aware that adver-
tising pays the bills and some clients
STICK IN THE SPUD would be uncomfortable with some sub-
Re: The Eh Brah! complaining about ject matter but it’s the readers that
inorganic potatoes: It’s folks like this patronize their businesses. Oh, and by
that make life harder for everyone the way, the Rolling Stone header on the
else. Poor deli worker, he may never music issue was REAL original.
hear the end of this; and POTATOES
for pity’s sake, grown underground, Lorenzo Ortiz, submitted
probably one item that is not affected online at mauitme.com
by pesticides, and little by fertilizers.
You’re obviously one of those nitpicky A MODEST PROPOSAL
hyper-anxious “veggies” that I keep Here’s an idea for all the Maui politicians
away from. If that’s what your food who keep putting their expensive glossy
choices do to you, I’d rather not go fliers in my mailbox just so I can put my
there. I’m a healthy 51-year-old who beer on them or throw them away. How
has eaten a variety of foods in my life about donating that money to charity,
and trys to stay healthy and close to then writing a letter or buying a radio/TV
the earth. (Buy local foods by the way!) commercial bragging about how while
I’m very choosy about the way I eat, your opponents were wasting their money
and to call ANY local health food store on signs and fliers you were busy giving
to task for something like this is reach- back. You’d get my vote…if I voted.
ing. It’s worse to worry about what you
eat than to actually eat something Davey K., Kihei
inorganic, but that’s my opinion...
Surfer Sue, submitted
online at mauitime.com
SEND YOUR LETTERS
THAT YOU, MOM?
to the editor via e-mail
Just wanted to say the new editor is
doing a bang-up job; haven’t noticed
(Letters to the Editor, Maui
any drop-off since he arrived, if any-
Time Weekly, 33 N. Market St.,
thing the paper looks and reads better Ste. 201, Wailuku, HI 96793) or
than ever. High marks for the Akaku fax (808-244-0446). All
story and for LC Watch, Coconut
correspondence must include
Wireless and also Rob Report keeping
your full name, hometown and
us informed week to week. Keep it up!
Sherry Lorraine, Paia
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So you think Jacob has the pulse of the
island in the Coconut Wireless column?
He attended his first Maui County Fair!
Wonderful! Why don’t you change your
name to avoid deceptive representa-
tion? Call yourself what the rest of the
island does: Haole Times.
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I give up! Is it now too much to ask to
get points of view of life that are not
directly related to common story-
lines? Jeez, let’s lighten up and laugh
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