Ben Manuel let a sign speak for him at a meeting Thursday of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees, who are reconsidering their position in favor of construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea.
Robyn Yim Pang, founder of RYP Designs LLC, set up a temporary shop at a recent event at Ward Village offering her hand-sewn designs. After nearly 15 years as president and CEO of the Blood Bank of Hawaii, she stepped down and launched her own business.
"We have good people in this department (the DOE) and many are achieving success, moving the needle for kids. I hope that raising the bar and getting better results for kids will continue to drive people's efforts." --Ronn Nozoe, Departing deputy superintendent of Hawaii's public schools
For nearly two years, ever since her brother Tyrone West died after a struggle with the police, a 35-year-old preschool teacher named Tawanda Jones has been in the streets here on Wednesday nights, protesting. Story »