I would like to thank the effort undertaken by Maasina forum in trying to find out the views of Malaitans on the issue of idependence. While that is a worthwile effort, I do not think that Malaitans are better informed about the pros & cons of what is meant for Malaita to be an independant state. Apart from just finding out whether or not people want independence, I think it is more important to invest time and resources to educating people about auch a system of governance.