February 26, 2009
Number of workers Maui Land & Pineapple will fire in its latest round of layoffs, according to a company release
Amount by which ML&P's remaining employees' pay will be cut
Number of pot plants seized by police last week from homes in Kihei and Makawao, respectively. Both suspects had medical marijuana permits
Maximum number of plants that can be grown with a medical permit under state law
Estimated attendance of an anti-same-sex civil union rally at the state Capitol on Oahu
Estimated attendance of a pro-same-sex civil union rally held the following day
Hours of testimony heard by the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding the civil union bill
Number of days Gov. Linda Lingle spent on the Mainland campaigning for McCain/Palin in September and October
Days that elapsed between President Obama's election in November and his first face-to-face meeting with Gov. Lingle, at a governors conference in Washington this week
Sources: Hawaii Department of Public Safety, The Maui News, Honolulu Advertiser, Maui Land & Pineapple Company Inc.
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