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A season to give thanks, and more

Thanksgiving is one of the authentic American holidays, celebrating the resilient spirit, something admired by a nation that has endured great hardships. Read More
Updated on  November 22, 2017 at 6:57 pm

Island Voices

Cooking and sharing food binds our families, communities

Updated on  November 22, 2017 at 6:52 pm
I’m an immigrant from Tokyo, Japan. I was 5 years old and my sister was 3 when my mom brought us to Hawaii. Read More


Show those in need they are not alone

The holidays are a time for thanksgiving and spending time with friends, family and loved ones. Read More
Updated on  November 22, 2017 at 7:04 pm

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Off the News

A good day to leave politics at the door

Talking turkey with family and friends over a holiday meal can sometimes be fraught with tension. Read More
Updated on  November 22, 2017 at 6:53 pm


Many hurdles ahead in farming our land

Updated on  November 19, 2017 at 2:11 pm
Stepping up local food production in our island state is a sensible goal. With greater access to fresh, homegrown products, Hawaii could reap economic, environmental and health gains. Read More

Name in the News

Hawaii’s Democratic Party chairman focuses on environmental, social justice

Updated on  November 17, 2017 at 5:51 pm
The Democratic Party of Hawaii represents almost the entire political spectrum in the state. That’s the way DPH Chairman Tim Vanderveer sees it. Read More


Mahuka ka pupule ma Kāneʻohe

Updated on  November 17, 2017 at 6:27 pm
The escape of Randall Saito from the Kāneʻohe State Hospital this past Sunday sent shivers throughout the island. There is a lot of blame to go around and the protocols definitely need more vigilant enforcement, but more importantly, the health care system needs to provide more effective help to those who need it. Read More

On Politics

State’s new role over city’s bloated rail project amounts to huge hill of bean(counter)s

Updated on  November 17, 2017 at 6:32 pm
Thanks to a special legislative session this summer, Caldwell got the the money for his way-overbudget rail project. Read More