By Lynne Wilkens on July 1, 2018 • Updated on June 29, 2018 at 7:31 pm
By Lynne Wilkens Posted on July 1, 2018 • Updated on June 29, 2018 at 7:31 pm
The Janus v. AFSCME decision fundamentally changes how public labor unions will charge and appeal to their members, bringing huge shifts in union-strong Hawaii. Will memberships survive — and thrive?
By Joshua Cooper on June 24, 2018 • Updated on June 22, 2018 at 7:24 pm
By Joshua Cooper Posted on June 24, 2018 • Updated on June 22, 2018 at 7:24 pm
The drastic decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council is counterproductive, and a clarion call to the world that the United States is walking away from universal values it spearheaded to shape after nationalism and racism ravaged the globe in World War II.
By Vicki Viotti on June 10, 2018 • Updated on June 8, 2018 at 6:48 pm
By Vicki Viotti Posted on June 10, 2018 • Updated on June 8, 2018 at 6:48 pm
Every year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development updates its calculation of the area median income (AMI) for a family in a given location, and in April, Honolulu got a bit of a shock.
By Vicki Viotti email@example.com on May 27, 2018 • Updated on May 26, 2018 at 10:41 pm
By Vicki Viotti firstname.lastname@example.org Posted on May 27, 2018 • Updated on May 26, 2018 at 10:41 pm
This is nothing like 2014, residents of the East Hawaii Island communities will assure you. The Kilauea eruption of 2018 is far, far worse. The worst of it: Nobody knows yet how bad it will become.
By Maureen OConnell email@example.com on May 13, 2018 • Updated on May 13, 2018 at 2:22 pm
By Maureen OConnell firstname.lastname@example.org Posted on May 13, 2018 • Updated on May 13, 2018 at 2:22 pm
According to the Board of Water Supply, Oahu is now seeing about 300 water main breaks a year. And unless ongoing pipeline replacement efforts are ramped up, the annual count of splits, tears and bursts is poised for an unabated climb in coming decades.
By Craig Fugate Posted on May 3, 2018 • Updated on May 2, 2018 at 7:04 pm
As thousands of residents begin to recover from the recent historic rainfall in Kauai — which has caused flash flooding and mudslides throughout the island — now is a critical time for all in Hawaii to think critically about their plans to receive live, local and detailed information during times of emergency.
By Christopher A. McNally on April 29, 2018 • Updated on April 27, 2018 at 7:49 pm
By Christopher A. McNally Posted on April 29, 2018 • Updated on April 27, 2018 at 7:49 pm
There are no winners in trade wars, and the one looming between the United States and China could affect Hawaii residents’ wallets and household budgets through rising prices on everyday goods.
By Kahi Pacarro on April 22, 2018 • Updated on April 21, 2018 at 7:06 pm
By Kahi Pacarro Posted on April 22, 2018 • Updated on April 21, 2018 at 7:06 pm
At Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, we do more than just host huge beach cleanups across the state, more than just educate over 10,000 kids annually in their schools, and more than just divert thousands of pounds away from our landfill and incinerator through composting and recycling.
By Keely Hassett on April 22, 2018 • Updated on April 21, 2018 at 6:55 pm
By Keely Hassett Posted on April 22, 2018 • Updated on April 21, 2018 at 6:55 pm
Plastic pollution is a global issue and the only way for us to overcome its effects is to work together to switch from a culture of convenience to one where we think about the long-term and global impacts of our actions.
By Rachael Wong on April 8, 2018 • Updated on April 8, 2018 at 2:21 pm
By Rachael Wong Posted on April 8, 2018 • Updated on April 8, 2018 at 2:21 pm
We can all choose to be a coalition of action rather than a conspiracy of inaction. We must do this because we are all interconnected in Hawaii and rise or fall together. Let us do this because it will create a legacy of true equality and aloha for coming generations.