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Navy should start relocating Red Hill tanks

Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 8:40 pm
Efforts to defend U.S. national security should not pose an inherent threat to the safety of Hawaii’s public health and natural resources. Read More

Bottle companies can help ecosystem

Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 8:55 pm
Do plastic water bottle companies realize how much damage they are doing to our ecosystem? Or do they just turn a blind eye and only focus on profit? Do these companies have programs within their operations that address environmental issues? Read More

Medical marijuana: As easy as pot

Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 9:09 pm
It’s simple to get an isle medical cannabis card, which opens the door to controlled, clinical dispensaries. Read More

How I became a medical cannabis patient here

Those familiar with marijuana street sales may find prices high. The dispensary response: That’s because of expensive testing and growing requirements, among other factors. Read More
Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 9:08 pm

Island Air owners hit workers hard

Updated on  December 9, 2017 at 12:20 am
The cold, cruel side of business has sucker-punched former employees of defunct Island Air — hard. Read More

Bowfin sank ship carrying children

Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 7:26 pm
The article on the USS Bowfin failed to mention that on Aug. 22, 1944, the Bowfin torpedoed the Japanese cargo ship Tsushima Maru after it left the Okinawan port of Naha heading for mainland Japan. Read More

Nalo ka wahine i loko o ka huaʻōlelo aikāne

Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 7:41 pm
Synopsis: There is an implication attached to the word aikāne, that it only applies to males. Females are not represented based on its overt construction. Its meaning, generally understood through English translations, can carry negative connotations. Read More

Time to explain hospital escapes

Updated on  December 7, 2017 at 6:53 pm
With a California judge clearing the way, prosecutors are now moving forward with the extradition of Hawaii State Hospital escapee Randall Saito. Read More

Lee helps local folks get into homes in tight market

Updated on  December 7, 2017 at 11:41 pm
Sue Ann Lee, president of the Honolulu Board of Realtors, had a lifetime of juggling many things to make her way in the working world. Read More

Reduce drug crimes to misdemeanors

Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 4:18 pm
Hawaii is behind the times in charging persons possessing drugs for personal use with a felony. Read More

Derelict vessel heads for watery grave

Updated on  December 7, 2017 at 6:58 pm
It was a relief to say goodbye to the derelict commercial fishing vessel Pacific Paradise — a fuel-leaking, fire-catching rusting eyesore grounded off Waikiki for two months. Read More

Prepare Hawaii for nuclear attack

Updated on  December 7, 2017 at 11:39 am
The state of Hawaii and the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency are wise to prepare the citizens of Hawaii for the possibility of a nuclear attack from North Korea Read More

Coral reef woes linked to bioerosion, wastewater wells

Updated on  December 6, 2017 at 7:16 pm
We must find other alternatives to the injection of treated wastewater, and we must all work together to reduce other land-based impacts to our coastal waters. Read More

No good reason for ‘poor doors’

Updated on  December 6, 2017 at 7:45 pm
There’s a reason why city officials have favored housing developments designed for residents of mixed income. There are multiple reasons, in fact, especially where it concerns the redevelopment of the urban core, where Honolulu hopes to narrow the gap in available affordable housing. Read More

Computer science education crucial

Updated on  December 5, 2017 at 6:36 pm
As you read this, take a moment to look around you. Try to find something that has not been impacted by computer science. It’s not an easy task. Read More

Isle children need access to preschool

Updated on  December 6, 2017 at 6:45 pm
Children and family figure prominently in just about any inventory of Hawaii’s priorities. So, it’s concerning that a new report finds the Aloha State has the nation’s least affordable center-based child care and — despite the price tag burden — demand for services far exceeds supply. Read More

Require 1 car stall for each bedroom

Updated on  December 5, 2017 at 6:35 pm
The easiest and fastest way to curb monster houses is to simply require an additional parking space for every bedroom. Read More

Wherever they live, owners bond with their pets

Updated on  December 5, 2017 at 6:37 pm
The homeless sweeps make the news because of the humans involved, those living in the streets as well as the neighbors and businesses who complain about the problem. Read More

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