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Editorial: Assisted death requires caution

There are still a few months before the state’s newly enacted assisted-death statute takes effect, and that’s fortunate. Read More

Editorial: Set boundaries to combat abuse

The Kamehameha Schools’ $80 million settlement represents what is thought to be the largest personal injury settlement in Hawaii history. Read More

Editorial: Raising the alert at crosswalks

It’s a simple rule: Do not enter a crosswalk unless you know that the driver — in each and every lane — is going to stop for you. If you’re not sure, stay off the road. Read More

Editorial: Church rises to homeless challenge

These two initiatives involving faith agencies show, at the very least, creative ways forward to tackle homelessness. Read More

Editorial: Hard decisions ahead for rail

Things are coming down to the wire for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation and its “recovery plan,” or updated financial blueprint for completing the project linking East Kapolei with Ala Moana Center. Read More
 

Editorial: Open discussion about Turtle Bay

There are more pages to be written in the long saga of Turtle Bay Resort. Read More

Editorial: City must act on homeless plans

Guided by an action plan for tackling homelessness, drafted in 2013, the city has launched several initiatives aimed at increasing the inventory of affordable housing and — for the past three years — established Housing First programs, which don’t require hard-core homeless individuals to demonstrate they’re “house ready” before placement. Read More

Editorial: New leadership needed for OHA

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs was born 40 years ago as a creation of the 1978 Constitutional Convention, held in the midst of the Hawaiian cultural renaissance, and ratified by the voters. Read More
 

Editorial: No good reason for ConCon now

The hypothetical question before the voters is, “What can be accomplished through a constitutional convention?” The answer is: Quite a lot. Read More

Editorial: ConAm proposal poorly conceived

The Hawaii Supreme Court’s decision to invalidate a question on the Nov. 6 general election ballot is a sensible move. Read More

Editorial: Newcomers compete in Windward races

Unlike most other regions of the state, communities that dot the northern quadrant of Oahu, around the entire Windward coast, are about to witness significant changes in leadership at the state Capitol. Read More

Editorial: Voters faced with tough decisions in some contests

On Oahu, 14 state House seats have contested races on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. Here’s the second in a three-part listing of the Star-Advertiser’s endorsements; today’s races cover the Kalihi area, up into Mililani and west to Ewa. Read More

Editorial: House candidates talented, dedicated

Of the entire 51-seat state House, only 14 seats on Oahu have contested races in the Nov. 6 general election. Read More

Editorial: In Senate races, experience counts

Of the 13 state Senate seats up for grabs this year, only five Oahu ones remain contested in the Nov. 6 general election. Read More

Editorial: Hirono, Gabbard, Case for Congress

Hawaii’s presence on Capitol Hill is becoming more visible, as members of our congressional delegation raise their profiles through outspoken public positions on hot-button political issues. Read More
 

Editorial: Ige, Green best choice for isles

For the next four years, Hawaii faces consequential challenges that will require wise, farsighted decisions by the state’s top leadership. Read More

Editorial: Hawaii could do better on energy

Years ago Hawaii set off boldly down a green-energy path that’s now defined as a 100-percent-renewable-energy policy. That’s why its placement as No. 16 on a state scorecard for energy efficiency seems underwhelming. Read More

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