Letters to the Editor
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Letter: Give more reports on water quality

Is the state being clear and honest with residents and tourists about ocean water quality? Could more be done to inform the public about ocean and stream water safety? Read More

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Letter: Stand up for labor, vote no on ConCon

Hawaii residents face a number of tough choices on this Tuesday’s general election ballot. One of these is whether to call for another state constitutional convention. Read More

Letter: Don’t waste money, time on ConCon

It seems there is some confusion in the community between the constitutional amendment (ConAm) and constitutional convention (ConCon) ballot questions in the general election. Read More

Letter: Bumpy road causes damage to buses

For more than 20 years, this five-block stretch of road has always been excessively damaging the buses with its severe bumps and holes. Read More

Letter: Congratulations to OIA football champs

Congratulations to Waipahu and Roosevelt high schools for their achievements in winning their respective D1 and D2 Oahu Interscholastic Association football championships recently. Read More

Letter: Kapolei offers a way to vote paperless

A big mahalo to the folks assisting early walk-in voters at Kapolei Hale. Special mention to Kitty C. and Kevin W., who helped my husband and me (proud kupuna) vote paperless for the first time. Read More

Letter: Sea level rise needs a shared response

Shoreline erosion and sea level rise are serious and there is no easy fix. If property owners are allowed to armor their shore, it will accelerate erosion on neighboring properties. Read More

Letter: Property never had public right-of-way

I bought my Portlock house in 1982. The driveway to my house, and a footpath, are private property. It has never been a public right-of-way. Read More

Letter: Facts are missing in attack on Trump

Letters to the editor should have at least a modicum of facts. Read More

Letter: Predictable results factor in low turnout

I have voted in every election since the days of John F. Kennedy. This year my candidates seem 99 percent certain to win. Read More

Letter: Too late for kindness amid rising rudeness

Oh wow, Cal Thomas. Such a novel idea: Try a little kindness (“Both sides of political divide should try a little kindness,” Star-Advertiser, Oct. 30). Read More

Letter: Host of problems testing Christian faith

In the Bible, Jesus Christ exhibits genuine empathy, compassion and care for the suffering and less fortunate. Read More

Letter: Government must fix flooded Ahua Street

Ahua Street needs help. It has been more than 25 years, yet the state and city have not solved the problem of flooding on Ahua Street. Read More

Letter: Visitor applauds Talk Story Festival

I am a tourist from Arizona who attended the 30th annual Talk Story Festival on Oct. 19. Read More

Letter: Urgent care boosted by set-pay capitation

Regarding your recent article on the increase in urgent-care facilities (“They’re popping up everywhere,” Star-Advertiser, Oct. 22), another contributing factor to the increased use of urgent- care facilities is the capitation- type of program HMSA has implemented with many of its participating physicians. Read More

Letter: Eliminate tax on certain foods

The first and easiest way to eliminate some unfair taxation of the poor is to stop taxing unprepared food, as in Las Vegas. Read More

Letter: Good time to cut national debt

If we citizens spend more than we earn, we can find temporary relief. Read More

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