Letters to the Editor
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Letter: Tagovailoa, fans were exemplary

Like many residents of the 50th State, I tuned in Saturday hoping to witness yet another local boy win a Heisman Trophy. Read More

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Letter: Put playground where it’s needed

Lee Cataluna’s column on the proposed children’s playground at Ala Moana Beach Regional Park should be read by all those involved (“World-class beach is already a playground,” Star-Advertiser, Dec. 7). Read More

Letter: Ala Moana park adds options for people

Lee Cataluna missed the mark in her column (“World-class beach is already a playground,” Star-Advertiser, Dec. 7). Read More

Letter: Oda’s surfing photo a beautiful image

Dennis Oda’s photograph of the two surfers contemplating the surf at “Green Lanterns” in Saturday’s Star-Advertiser is a classic (Dec. 8). Read More

Letter: Mediation can help landlords, tenants

I read with great interest the article by Rob Perez indicating tenants are under-represented by attorneys in landlord-tenant disputes (“Tenants at disadvantage in eviction cases, study finds,” Star-Advertiser, Dec. 9). Read More

Letter: Tenants can be hit with excessive fees

While I fully sympathize with landlords burdened by tenants who fail to pay rent, I have observed that some landlords interpret a standard rental agreement to provide an automatic 25 percent surcharge for attorney’s fees (“Tenants at disadvantage in eviction cases, study finds,” Star-Advertiser, Dec. 9). Read More
 

Letter: PV better than wind for clean energy

Hawaiian Electric has proposed that wind energy be Hawaii’s source of clean energy for the future, which requires building monster wind turbines, as can be seen on the northern side of Oahu. Read More

Letter: DOE should step up, obey Title IX law

Three cheers for the female athletes, their parents, the ACLU, Legal Aid at Work and Simpson, Thatcher & Bartlett LLP for filing a Title IX lawsuit seeking to end discrimination against female athletes in the public schools in Hawaii (“Lawsuit for female athletes continues Mink’s fight,” Star-Advertiser, Dec. 7). Read More

Letter: Don’t harass those who aid cat colonies

I can’t think of much that infuriates me more than cowards who drive past me yelling, “Stop feeding the cats! You’re making the mess worse!” Read More
 

Letter: We should emulate ‘greatest generation’

I watched the services of the late former President George H.W. Bush. Multiple times over the past few days, I heard that phrase, “the greatest generation.” Read More

Letter: ADU builder can’t get new trash bin

We recently went through the grueling process of permitting and building an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) on our property, adding another rental property as the city administration has been pushing. Read More
 

Star-Advertiser invites readers to write about kindness

In the spirit of this holiday season, and after what some consider a particularly divisive election year, we invite you, dear readers, to write in about kindness. Read More

Letter: Chapmans helped on beach access issue

The headlines announcing the fragile health of Beth Chapman inspired me to contact the Chapmans to remind them that their generosity to the community did not go unnoticed or forgotten. Read More

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