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Keep fire safety measures moving

Updated on  October 22, 2017 at 6:53 pm
Around 2:15 p.m. on July 14, Jeffrey Rockett awoke to the sound of what he thought was an alarm clock. He noticed “light ambient smoke” in the air and got up to investigate. Read More

Island Voices

Let’s empower the homeless

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 7:48 pm
You want to know what would have helped me when I was homeless? Talking to me. Read More


Government won’t solve our problems

Updated on  October 23, 2017 at 4:48 pm
Former state Sen. Gary Hooser offers up more government solutions to affordable housing and income equality that just don’t work (“Bold leadership can increase affordable housing, curb poverty,” Star-Advertiser, Island Voices, Oct. 19). Read More

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Off the News

Think about another mumps vaccination

Updated on  October 22, 2017 at 6:51 pm
Mumps outbreaks have been occurring on college campuses across nation in recent years. Read More


Jones Act: Keep afloat or let it sink?

Updated on  October 21, 2017 at 7:37 pm
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria prompted the Trump administration to last month issue waivers to a restrictive maritime shipping law in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. The temporary lifting of the Jones Act aimed to help speed delivery of relief supplies to areas reeling from storm damages. Read More

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

Tsutsui to sit out 2018 election to ‘recharge’

Updated on  October 20, 2017 at 7:43 pm
In one of the first major moves of this political season, Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui is withdrawing his plans to run for Maui mayor next year. Read More