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Keep lava viewing safe, organized

Kilauea’s Puu Oo vent in the East Rift Zone has been churning out lava continuously for 35 years, adding about 500 acres of land to Hawaii island. Read More
Updated on  June 14, 2018 at 2:29 pm

‘Moana’ first Disney movie in Hawaiian

The Hawaiian version of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana” had its premiere screening over the weekend at a World Oceans Day event at Ko Olina Resort. Read More
Updated on  June 13, 2018 at 6:29 pm

Hope, wariness from Korea talks

There was cause for relief among Hawaii residents at the conclusion of Tuesday’s summit meeting convened by President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Read More
Updated on  June 12, 2018 at 6:50 pm

Exchange swords for plowshares

Noel Kent was right on when he pointed out that North Korea is less dangerous to the security of Hawaii than the aggressive military posturing and provocative bombast emanating from the war hawks in Washington (“We don’t need new Kaena Point radar,” Star-Advertiser, June 7). Read More
Updated on  June 12, 2018 at 6:58 pm

Hawaiian culture has much to teach Hawaii’s students

Our world has become increasingly tumultuous, often because of economic and ethnic disparities. And though we have our share of problems, Hawaii offers another way. Read More
Updated on  June 12, 2018 at 6:47 pm

Keep an eye on fuel prices — and airfares

Rising jet fuel prices have prompted at least a few big carriers — American Airlines and Delta Airlines — to issue a warning that if costs remain high, travelers will eventually be forking over more money for a new normal in ticket prices and related fees. Read More
Updated on  June 12, 2018 at 6:48 pm

Build more housing for lowest incomes

The state has taken the first major step toward addressing its distressing housing shortfall in providing rentals for people lower on the income scale, with the passing and now enactment of House Bill 2748. Read More
Updated on  June 11, 2018 at 6:44 pm

Hopes high for Korean peace talks

• Updated on  June 12, 2018 at 5:02 pm
As a part of Women Cross DMZ, we just returned from a week in South Korea with 30 international women seeking peace in Korea. Read More

Help visitor society help visitors

The record tourism numbers in recent years bring welcome dollars into Hawaii’s economy — but also a rise in the number of visitors who need help due to unexpected misfortunes. Read More
Updated on  June 11, 2018 at 6:33 pm

Stopping suicides begins with treating diseases of the brain

• Updated on  June 12, 2018 at 5:56 pm
We always give suicide lots of attention after celebrities lose their battle with their disease that causes them to feel so hopeless that death became the only option. Read More

Visitor may bring own shopping bags

So, let’s see. As a visitor to Hawaii, I either have to pack shopping bags from the mainland, or pay 15 cents a bag in Hawaii? Read More
Updated on  June 10, 2018 at 6:55 pm

A royal purple drapes the king

No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. The King Kamehameha statue fronting Aliiolani Hale on King Street has been draped with majestic purple lei this year, a colorful departure from the traditional golden plumeria. Read More
Updated on  June 10, 2018 at 6:47 pm

Primary election a boon for voters

The 2018 campaign season is shaping up as an exciting one. That’s not something that Hawaii voters can say all that frequently about the local political landscape. Read More
Updated on  June 10, 2018 at 6:51 pm

Don’t put ceiling on ridehail fares

• Updated on  June 8, 2018 at 6:28 pm
Technology brings wonderful new options, but along with them, there’s this: It forces churn into business, disruption that does not settle down very comfortably or quickly. Read More

Army serves with distinction in Pacific

• Updated on  June 8, 2018 at 6:44 pm
The Army celebrates its 243rd birthday June 14 with a theme of “Over There! A Celebration of Army Heroes from World War I to Present Day.” Read More

Partnerships change diabetes trends

• Updated on  June 8, 2018 at 6:43 pm
In Hawaii, 1 out of every 2 adults either has pre-diabetes or diabetes, and many don’t realize it. Read More

Be careful driving on Oahu’s roads

• Updated on  June 8, 2018 at 6:35 pm
For residents and visitors alike, all of us must be more vigilant when using a motor vehicle on Oahu’s streets. Let’s make this a safer gathering place. Read More

Ed Case brings buzz, and name recognition, to crowded U.S. House race

• Updated on  June 8, 2018 at 6:40 pm
So far, the big surprise of this political year is former Congressman Ed Case jumping into the race for the 1st Congressional District. Read More

Why are isle residents struggling, income-wise?

• Updated on  June 8, 2018 at 6:48 pm
Every year the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development updates its calculation of the area median income (AMI) for a family in a given location, and in April, Honolulu got a bit of a shock. Read More

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