A boat abandoned on the lava field south of Kua Bay for over a month is covered in graffiti. (Photo illustration Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
For the majority of citizens of Hawaii County malama aina is not just an empty slogan, but a high ideal and a way of life. We have voted with both our ballots and our pocketbooks to protect in perpetuity the most beautiful and sacred lands of Hawaii nei.
This letter is a response to Ken Obenski’s letter to the editor that was published Saturday Dec. 1.
Many thanks for publishing a story about the small, vocal minority of dissenters in Ranchos, Ocean View, who are trying to seize power from the elected board of the HRRMC. It is a sad situation when people who live in a wonderful place cannot get along, but I guess that’s human nature.