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Letter: Comments restricted at Red Hill hearing

On Nov. 1, I attended the hearing by the Senate fuel tank advisory committee on corroding fuel tanks at Red Hill. Read More

Letter: Navy risks all if it contaminates water

All the goodwill that the U.S. Navy has built up in Hawaii and with its people over the many years will be gone in an instant, if the Moanalua-Waimalu aquifer is contaminated by one of the Navy’s underground fuel tanks at Red Hill. Read More

Letter: Two arguments over prostitution

It’s interesting to see dueling arguments over prostitution in Hawaii. Yet most people don’t understand what the arguments are about and who the sides are. Read More

Letter: Be mindful so ‘it can’t happen here’

We in Hawaii have many places of worship, schools, stores, public events and yoga studios — all of which in very recent times have been the sites of horrific shootings on the mainland. Read More

Letter: Copters disrupt military ceremony

Recently I attended a ceremony at the Pearl Harbor visitors center. Read More

Letter: Church can’t dictate morality

Regarding the ACLU complaint against the Kahala Nui retirement home for refusing to recognize laws that allow the terminally ill to obtain medication to end their own life, calling it “morally repugnant” (“ACLU accuses Kahala Nui retirement home of discrimination for its ban on medically assisted death,” Star-Advertiser, Nov. 2). Read More

Letter: Republicans only want power

The tricky thing about denial is that by definition, we don’t know we’re in it. Read More

Letter: Stop bullying, starting with Trump

We couldn’t agree more regarding an effort to call out political bullies. Read More

Letter: Column encouraged love, not discord

A letter writer who complained about Ruth Marcus’ column about the Pittsburgh synagogue shootings (“Liberal rhetoric stirs flames of discontent,” Star-Advertiser, Letters, Nov. 4) didn’t seem to read the same article I did (“Climate of hatred caused 11 murders at synagogue,” Star-Advertiser, Oct. 31). Read More

Letter: We should embrace our immigrant roots

Many, many years ago, when I was a young lad, my mother and her sisters would round up my cousins and sister and me, and we would take a trolley, then the subway, then a boat — ending up on an island filled with trees, grass and families speaking many tongues. Read More

Letter: Who will take care of poor migrants?

When the several-thousand- member migrant caravan arrives at the U.S. border, how many should be transported to Hawaii? Read More

Letter: Process migrants seeking a better life

The people walking from Central America are trying to come to the U.S. because conditions in their own country are intolerable. Read More

Letter: Vote out politicians endorsed by NRA

The silence about gun control from our political leaders is deafening, considering what has happened. Read More

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