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Amendments call for careful thought

Among the 20 Honolulu City Charter amendments voters will consider in the upcoming election, one of them — Amendment 8 — would make significant changes in how the city manages and develops its properties. Read More
Updated on  October 23, 2016 at 8:10 pm

Island Voices

Amendment 7 seeks to slow climate change

Guillermo. Hilda. Kilo. Ignacio. Jimena. Darby. Lester. Madeleine. Read More
Updated on  October 21, 2016 at 8:38 pm


Homeless make it difficult for center

It is very sad to read how our Children’s Discovery Center is struggling in large part due to the homeless situation right next to it (“Children’s center struggling as homeless troubles persist,” Star-Advertiser, Oct. 20). Read More
Updated on  October 23, 2016 at 8:05 pm

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Off the News

City Council must take a position on rail resolutions

Last week, City Council members considered four resolutions in support of building the full 20-mile rail transit line to Ala Moana Center — a move that could touch off more support at the state Capitol for another rail tax extension request. Read More

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Views and Voices


Updated on  October 15, 2016 at 8:40 pm


100 years of Planned Parenthood: Hawaii is a model for reproductive health rights

Today, on Oct. 16, Planned Parenthood turns 100 years strong. Read More
Updated on  October 16, 2016 at 12:21 am

Name in the News

                                Dr. Randall Holcombe, the director of the UH Cancer Center.

Randall Holcombe: Director sees bright future for UH Cancer Center

                                Dr. Randall Holcombe, the director of the UH Cancer Center.

Updated on  October 20, 2016 at 8:01 pm
Dr. Randall Holcombe, 59, looks out over an appealing shoreline vista from his new office as director of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. The researchers he hopes to attract will find it appealing, too, he said. Read More


Na Huli ‘o Huli i kāmau ‘ino mai

Synopsis: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump just trumped himself during the third and final presidential debate by refusing to say whether or not he will accept theoutcome of the election. People from both sides of the aisle see this as completely disrespectful of the entire process. Read More
Updated on  October 21, 2016 at 7:58 pm

On Politics

Lame-duck session returning in November will welcome new Hawaii congresswoman

You might ask why, but one of the nation’s least-productive sessions of Congress is coming back to Washington in about four weeks. Read More
Updated on  October 21, 2016 at 8:35 pm

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