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Speed-limit signs for sale

You probably know that Germany has a famous and excellent highway system called Autobahn. On the Autobahn there is no speed limit unless there is…

In memory of those who gave their all

Many spend Memorial Day on a paid holiday. It’s a day we get to spend at the beach with our families and take some time…

Letters for Monday, May 27, 2019

Rental car facility could boost tourism I recently read an article titled, “Hawaii airport opens $340M facility for car rental companies” in Kahului, Maui a…

Becoming wisely wary

My violin bow coaxes a jaunty, toe-tapping rhythm playing “Ryan’s Rant” as I send love and healing thoughts daily to my 21-year-old grandson Ryan as…

Letter for Friday, May 24, 2019

Downed trees a danger to drivers Well, it’s been a couple months now that all the Westside residents have been driving past that stand of…

Letters for Thursday, May 23, 2019

Time for action; improve roads A big mahalo to TGI for taking a poll basically showing how many people would stop using their vehicle for…

It’s wise to be wary of 5G

I was very happy to see TGI article, “Group protests 5G, doesn’t want it on Kauai,” published Thursday, May 16. The source of the quotes…

On the occasion of your 2019 graduation

One of my first thoughts is to apologize to graduates everywhere, but “sorry” really doesn’t cut it. Though my generation has screwed things up pretty…

Letters for Tuesday, May 21, 2019

There is an easier way I have lived Kauai for 30 years. I am originally from Southern Oregon. I remember, before I moved to Kauai,…

Reduce violence, give inmates vegan meals

This letter was sent to The Garden Island and to Nolan Espinda, Director of Department of Public Safety, Kauai Community Correctional Center. Dear Mr. Espinda,…