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Embezzlement cases show limits of trust

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 6:52 pm
There’s a difference between trust and blind trust — and that difference could amount to millions of pilfered dollars. Read More

Island Voices

Headed for court? Mediation offers more control, lower cost

“I’ll see you in court” is a declaration we often read in books, and hear in movies and television shows, ultimately leading to a dramatic courtroom scene with witness meltdowns and fiery closing arguments by the attorneys. Read More
Updated on  October 18, 2017 at 6:43 pm


We should choose where homeless stay

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 6:57 pm
We should solve the homeless crisis not just out of sympathy, but for simple economics. Read More

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Off the News

Another luxe tower opens in Kakaako

Updated on  October 19, 2017 at 6:55 pm
Another piece of the Kakaako revitalization puzzle has fallen into place, with Wednesday’s blessing of the Anaha luxury-condominium tower at Ward Village. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Free speech advances society with diverse views

America will observe Free Speech Week from Oct. 16 to 22. Read More
Updated on  October 13, 2017 at 7:32 pm

Name in the News

John Hara: The distinguished architect emphasizes environmentally friendly projects

Updated on  October 19, 2017 at 6:24 pm
Architect John Hara’s practice is devoted to planning and design of sites and buildings, with an aim to continually “redefine the contemporary language” of Hawaii’s architectural traditions. Read More


He maʻi ʻino e huikau ai ka waihona noʻonoʻo

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 7:05 pm
Researchers are making headway in their efforts to understand the causes of obsessive compulsive disorder. Read More

On Politics

Hawaii’s preparation for possibility of North Korea nuclear bomb is MADness

Updated on  October 13, 2017 at 7:38 pm
Today the news is of fears of a North Korean nuclear attack. Read More