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Curb politicking at Honolulu Hale

In the months preceding this year’s elections, it appeared that the relationship between Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and some members of the City Council could only getbetter — because it couldn’t get much worse. Read More
Updated on  December 7, 2016 at 6:11 pm

Island Voices

Hawaii colonists braved enemy fire to hold islands for U.S.

Throughout this week, we have been commemorating the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and our subsequent entry into World War II. Read More
Updated on  December 7, 2016 at 6:16 pm

Letters

DOE’s Matayoshi deserves support

The non-renewal of the contract of Department of Education Superintendent Kathryn Mata- yoshi makes no sense based on her evaluations (“State BOE to start search for new schools chief,” Star-Advertiser, Oct. 27). Read More
Updated on  December 7, 2016 at 8:03 pm

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Off the News

Favorite local foods back on the menu

It’s been a rough recent months for Oahu eaters. Read More
Updated on  December 7, 2016 at 6:19 pm

Insight

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2001
                                The Arizona Memorial, Battleship Missouri Memorial and Ford Island are seen from the air. Oil still seeps from the wreckage of the USS Arizona.

Pearl Harbor’s 75th: Forge wise future with alliances

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2001
                                The Arizona Memorial, Battleship Missouri Memorial and Ford Island are seen from the air. Oil still seeps from the wreckage of the USS Arizona.

Updated on  December 3, 2016 at 3:05 pm
As we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Dec. 7 attack on PearlHarbor and remember the horrific war that followed, we must continue to look forward to preserve the policies andforce postures that have provided stability and promoted U.S. national interests in the Asia-Pacific in recent decades. Read More

Name in the News

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Jim Barahal is the Honolulu Marathon Association’s president and CEO.

Jim Barahal: Honolulu Marathon’s president balances tradition and innovation

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Jim Barahal is the Honolulu Marathon Association’s president and CEO.

Updated on  December 2, 2016 at 9:33 am
Under the glittering glow of booming fireworks, the 44th Honolulu Marathon will get underway at 5 a.m. Dec. 11. Read More

Kauakukalahale

He Kaukau Aloha No Keomailani, Ua Hala

Synopsis: In loving memory of Keomailani Woolford. Read More
Updated on  December 2, 2016 at 5:36 pm

On Politics

Gabbard’s meeting with Trump has tongues wagging, and local Democratic heads shaking

Hawaii U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard started her November trip to New York’s Trump Tower as a rumored job interview and apparently ended it as an hour-long lecture on American foreign policyfor the president-elect. Read More
Updated on  December 4, 2016 at 12:19 am

Back in the Day

Oct. 16, 1964: Shoemaker, Hitch, Cool to Foreign Trade Zone

Every Sunday, “Back in the Day” looks at an article that ran on this date in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. The items are verbatim, so don’t blame us today for yesteryear’s bad grammar. Read More
Updated on  October 14, 2016 at 6:16 pm