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Hokule‘a, TMT show worthiness of stargazing

Updated on  June 23, 2017 at 6:03 pm
Given Hokulea’s success and steady eye on the future, then, it’s jarring to contrast the outpouring of cultural pride over this stargazing navigational achievement, against staunch opposition to the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea. Read More

Island Voices

Bigger debt, lower wages hamper female college graduates

Women attending colleges and universities have come a long way. The good news is that now 57 percent of students earning bachelor’s degrees from American colleges and universities are women. Read More


Gun owners can provide protection

Updated on  June 23, 2017 at 6:34 pm
Just recently in Los Angeles, three gunmen tried to rob a stereo store at gunpoint. The store owner killed two and wounded the third member of the group. Read More

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Off the News

Here come the king tides again

Updated on  June 23, 2017 at 6:33 pm
Volunteers with the ongoing king tides project are fanning out along low-lying shoreline areas this weekend to document expected flooding and high-water levels. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Lasting pledge to nurture the health of our lands and oceans

Updated on  June 17, 2017 at 6:48 pm
Now that Hokule‘a’s Worldwide Voyage is ending, our next journey begins: keeping our Promise to the Pae ‘Aina. Read More

Name in the News

Conservation leader wants indigenous cultures to take a prominent role in sustainability

Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 6:38 pm
Born and raised in Nuuanu, Sam ‘Ohu Gon III still lives on a verdant edge of the valley in which Honolulu’s downtown is nestled. Read More


Pūhā hewa ka honu i ka lā makani

Updated on  June 24, 2017 at 12:14 am
Got a problem with the traffic at Laniākea and want to move the turtles? Let’s not blame it on them. In what way is it their fault? It is a human problem requiring a solution respectful of nature. Read More

On Politics

Candidates so far for LG fail to spark voter enthusiasm

Updated on  June 18, 2017 at 1:15 am
Today’s question about political definitions is: What is the Hawaii version of meh? Read More