Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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Our View

Editorial: Homeless ‘lift zones’ deserve closer look

When it comes to finding solutions to help homeless people off the streets and toward shelter, street cred goes a long way. Read More

Island Voices

Column: Bring back beach at Waikiki Natatorium site

Of the four plans studied in the draft environmental impact statement for the Waikiki Natatorium, two are under serious consideration. Read More


Letter: PV better than wind for clean energy

Hawaiian Electric has proposed that wind energy be Hawaii’s source of clean energy for the future, which requires building monster wind turbines, as can be seen on the northern side of Oahu. Read More

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Off the News

Take care on roads this holiday season

Last week, a 38-year-old man died after he was struck by a vehicle at a Likelike Highway intersection in Kalihi, marking the 27th pedestrian fatality on Oahu compared to nine pedestrian deaths at the same time last year. Read More


Climate change: Time to walk the talk

In these past few weeks, you probably noted news of several major reports about the devastation already caused by climate change worldwide, and the frightening future ahead of us if we do not fix this problem now. We do not think you should be concerned — you should be terrified. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Ed Stone

Ed Stone, executive director of the Thirty Meter Telecope, has seen plans diverted by the course of history long before an uprising over Hawaiian cultural and environmental concerns threatened to up-end this latest project atop Mauna Kea. Read More


Column: Ke kūkala hōʻeuʻeu a ka luna kūkālā

Synopsis: The role of the auctioneer at a cattle auction is to make sure everyone leaves the event happy. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: Dreaming big for Hawaii mired by small goals, petty politics

To be good, a governor’s inaugural address should not be about the person delivering it; rather, it should speak with confidence and hope and about those governed. Read More

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