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                                Keauhou swept the awards by winning the nine categories they were nominated for at the 40th annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

Nā Hōkū ʻōlinolino o kawaihuelani

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Keauhou swept the awards by winning the nine categories they were nominated for at the 40th annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 7:54 pm
Synopsis: Congratulations to the group Keauhou for the Nä Hökü Hanohano awards it has received. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                President Donald Trump gestures as he gave the commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., on May 17.

Mahalo ka mea loa‘a o hoka auane‘i

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                President Donald Trump gestures as he gave the commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., on May 17.

Updated on  May 19, 2017 at 7:33 pm
Synopsis: I have recently begun to worry that Donald Trump might actually be impeached. That would be very, very bad. Trump offers the best chance for the resurgence of a liberal agenda. Besides, who would step in and provide the entertainment? Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                The U.S. is expected to broaden its ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from the European Union, a move that would create logistical chaos on the world’s busiest corridor of air travel.

He mea pahū ke kamepiula

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                The U.S. is expected to broaden its ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes from the European Union, a move that would create logistical chaos on the world’s busiest corridor of air travel.

Updated on  May 12, 2017 at 7:37 pm
Synopsis: In the name of safety, the Department of Homeland Security is banning laptop computers and other small electronic items from being carried onto aircraft. Is this about safety or repression? Read More
BRITANNICA
                                A depiction of The Battle of the Alamo, 1836.

Ho‘omana‘o ‘ia ke Alamo?

BRITANNICA
                                A depiction of The Battle of the Alamo, 1836.

Updated on  May 5, 2017 at 7:18 pm
Synopsis: The story of what happened at the Alamo glorifies land-grabbing slave owners while treating native peoples as if they were nonexistent. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                United Airlines’ tactics in having a man removed from an overbooked Chicago to Louisville flight created a national stir.

Ku‘ia nā hoa makalauna o ka lewa

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                United Airlines’ tactics in having a man removed from an overbooked Chicago to Louisville flight created a national stir.

Updated on  April 28, 2017 at 11:49 pm
Synopsis: The scandal involving the overbooked United Airlines flight and the passenger who was dragged off the plane created quite a public relations stir. It is clear that United has alternative ways of handling the situation but chose a path that would make it pay. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY

Aia ka ‘ai ma mua o ka i’a

COURTESY PIXABAY

Updated on  April 21, 2017 at 7:33 pm
As we engage in the regenesis of Hawaiian, it is important to preserve whatever we can. Because most speakers today are first-language speakers of English, English word order tends to inform the new Hawaiian. We should attend to this lest it be said that we speak English in Hawaiian. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY

Ua Lele Kohala

COURTESY PIXABAY

Updated on  April 14, 2017 at 7:19 pm
With great love and remembrance for a dearly loved Kohala who recently left this life on Earth. Read More
 
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                President Donald Trump spoke with reporters on Air Force One while in flight from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to Palm Beach International Airport, Fla. on Thursday.

Eia a’e kahi makani ‘ino ke pā mai nei

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                President Donald Trump spoke with reporters on Air Force One while in flight from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., to Palm Beach International Airport, Fla. on Thursday.

Updated on  April 7, 2017 at 8:36 pm
Synopsis: We should all be concerned that Donald Trump has chosen to respond to violence with violence. The attack on Syria could easily escalate into something more serious, especially if Russia enters the fray. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                A sign outside a restroom at 21c Museum Hotel in Durham, N.C. The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina’s law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3 billion in lost business over a dozen years.

Pila pilo: ‘A’ohe heluna kālā e ‘a’ala ai

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                A sign outside a restroom at 21c Museum Hotel in Durham, N.C. The Associated Press has determined that North Carolina’s law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3 billion in lost business over a dozen years.

Updated on  March 31, 2017 at 6:49 pm
Synopsis: North Carolina, reeling from lost revenues because of fallout from its “bathroom bill,” has just passed a new version. Both the proponents of the original bill and its opponents find themselves aligned in opposition to the new version. Read More
 
COURTESY POLYNESIAN VOYAGING SOCIETY / 2016
                                Just one generation of neglect, and the Hawaiian language could be gone.

Ka mohala ‘ana mai o ka ‘ōlelo kanaka

COURTESY POLYNESIAN VOYAGING SOCIETY / 2016
                                Just one generation of neglect, and the Hawaiian language could be gone.

Updated on  March 24, 2017 at 6:20 pm
Synopsis: The Hawaiian language is making a comeback from the brink of death. The initial shift away from a thriving history, however, should serve to remind us of its fragile nature. Just one generation of neglect, and it could be gone. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Getting angry does not solve anything when we’re on the road. Let’s heed some of the words from our kūpuna.

Hōlapu ke ahi, koe iho ka lehu

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Getting angry does not solve anything when we’re on the road. Let’s heed some of the words from our kūpuna.

Updated on  March 17, 2017 at 8:15 pm
Road rage is something probably everybody experiences, but we should find ways to curb it because the consequences may be permanent. Getting angry does not solve anything. Let’s heed some of the words from our küpuna. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY

E kauka‘i paha ka DHHL i ka DNA?

COURTESY PIXABAY

Updated on  March 11, 2017 at 1:23 am
What are the limits of DNA testing for ancestry, and can it be utilized fairly? Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Houses in the the Hawaiian homestead community of Papakolea in Honolulu.

He aha ia mea he pākeneka koko Hawai’i?

ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Houses in the the Hawaiian homestead community of Papakolea in Honolulu.

Updated on  March 3, 2017 at 6:25 pm
Synopsis: Hawaiian Home Lands is a misnomer. They should really be Hawaiian lands. By buying into the blood quantum requirements, we are complicit in our own colonization. Until such time that we are able to exercise our sovereignty, we should probably honor the 1/32 quantum espoused by Kühiö. Read More
COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Pluto is currently labeled a “dwarf planet,” but despite this label, some people still don’t view it as a real planet.

Aia nō kahi ‘Ilioki ua pa’a i waho o ke anu

COURTESY PIXABAY
                                Pluto is currently labeled a “dwarf planet,” but despite this label, some people still don’t view it as a real planet.

Updated on  February 24, 2017 at 6:29 pm
Synopsis: New efforts are being made to reverse the 2006 decision to revoke Pluto’s status as a planet in our solar system. It is currently labeled a “dwarf planet”. Despite this label, it is not viewed by some as a real planet. Why then call it a “planet”? Read More
COURTESY DREAMSTIME / TNS
                                Fathering children at an advanced age can carry severe consequences for their children’s health. The biggest surprise is the actual age that is considered advanced. It can be less than 40.

Māhuahua nā kīnā i ke o’o o ka māna’ai

COURTESY DREAMSTIME / TNS
                                Fathering children at an advanced age can carry severe consequences for their children’s health. The biggest surprise is the actual age that is considered advanced. It can be less than 40.

Updated on  February 17, 2017 at 6:41 pm
Synopsis: Many men will be surprised to learn that fathering children at an advanced age can carry severe consequences for their children’s health. There is an increased risk for certain afflictions that will be problematic for the child. The biggest surprise is the actual age that is considered advanced. It can be less than 40. Read More

Ka Makani Kā’ili Aloha

Synopsis: The continuation of last week’s love story for Valentine’s Day about a man whose wife left him for another. Read More
Updated on  February 10, 2017 at 6:25 pm

Ka Makani Kā’ili Aloha

Synopsis: A love story for Valentine’s Day about a man whose wife left him for another. Don’t forget to always care for and show your love to your significant other. Read More
Updated on  February 3, 2017 at 6:53 pm

Eia mai kahi mühune ’ino ke laha a’e nei

Synopsis: A new type of infectious disease is spreading throughout the world, and the available antibiotics are ineffective against it. The number of cases is growing. Read More
Updated on  January 21, 2017 at 12:39 am

A he ‘u’a keia ua hiki iho nei

Synopsis: Defibrillators and pacemakers may soon come under attack by hackers. Our increased dependence on technology to support such health-related advancements leaves those of us dependent on them vulnerable to the whims of such people. Read More
Updated on  January 14, 2017 at 1:04 am

E ‘ai i ka paka o ka pīneki ‘oi ‘ōpiopio

Synopsis: Peanut allergies may eventually be a thing of the past. Research has shown that children who are fed peanut-based products at the age of 6 months develop immunities to the adverse effects traditionally associated with peanuts. Read More
Updated on  January 7, 2017 at 12:28 am

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