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Our View

Veto property tax break for military

Last fall, City Council members introduced legislation to add two sets of homeowners to the list of those eligible for property tax breaks, which now ranges from sight- or hearing-impaired residents to those living in historic homes. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

U.S.-China trade war casts wary eye on Hawaii impacts

The first shots in the U.S.-China trade war were fired on July 6. Apparently, these won’t be the last based on the latest move by President Donald Trump. Read More

Letters

Imperative to handle Waikiki homeless

It was saddening, but not surprising, to learn that a belligerent homeless man assaulted a tourist in the heart of Waikiki recently. Read More

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Off the News

Public accommodations must treat all equally

In a nation that’s seemed particularly bruised lately by discrimination, it’s a relief to see some affirmation of inclusion over exclusion. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

U.S.-China trade war casts wary eye on Hawaii impacts

The first shots in the U.S.-China trade war were fired on July 6. Apparently, these won’t be the last based on the latest move by President Donald Trump. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: John Komeiji

When Cincinnati Bell completed its acquisition of Hawaiian Telcom this month, the transaction was sealed with several conditions. Read More

Kauakukalahale

Pūʻali ka hau o ‘Ioleka‘a i ka maile pilau

The maile pilau has become a serious problem in Hawaii, creeping into people’s yards and choking out trees and even some native vegetation. Read More

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