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Update public on airport security

In everyday operations at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, thousands of travelers and site employees count on security personnel to keep traffic flowing and, whenever necessary, provide on-the-spot law enforcement services. Read More
Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 6:57 pm

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


Try domestic abuse cases in night court

A recent article in the Star-Advertiser addressed the rise of domestic abuse cases and the huge backlog of hearings waiting to be heard (“Audit says domestic violence cases jumped 615% from 2013 to 2016,” Star-Advertiser, June 19). Read More
Updated on  June 22, 2017 at 7:03 pm

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Off the News

Police commissioner does her job, gets criticized

Updated on  June 23, 2017 at 12:53 am
The city Ethics Commission is often handed fairly knotty questions to untangle. 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


Hōkūleʻa, ka waʻa kaʻapuni honua

Updated on  June 17, 2017 at 3:01 pm
Synopsis: On its maiden voyage to Tahiti in 1976, Höküleæa was captained by Käwika Kapahulehua. He was a Hawaiian language speakers who in his later years taught language students at the University of Hawaii. Höküleæa has just returned from a voyage around the world and will anchor off Ala Moana Park on Saturday. 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