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A solemn tribute to Dec. 7 heroes

Today, there will be a moment of silence at 7:55 a.m. — marking the start of Japan’s aerial attack on ships and military bases on Oahu that propelled the United States into World War II. Read More
Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 6:59 pm

Island Voices

Wheelchair users need visitability

Wheelchair users often find it impossible to make visits to the many homes that cannot be entered with wheelchairs. Read More
Updated on  December 7, 2016 at 12:19 pm


Blueprint needs teachers’ input

As a former teacher, I cautiously endorse Gov. David Ige’s plan to renovate our school system to better address the needs of students (“Ige excited to share education blueprint,” Star-Advertiser, Dec. 4). Read More
Updated on  December 7, 2016 at 7:59 pm

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Off the News

Take action against rapid ohia death

Rapid ohia death is a scary thing. The fungal infection kills ohia trees by preventing them from drawing moisture, and precious little is known about the condition. Read More
Updated on  December 6, 2016 at 6:44 pm

InsightIsland Voices

Pearl Harbor’s 75th: Honor past, inspire future

Seventy-five years ago, young military service members on Oahu — most of them in their teens or early 20s, and most away from home for the first time — went about their daily lives. Read More
Updated on  December 3, 2016 at 3:05 pm

Name in the News

                                Jim Barahal is the Honolulu Marathon Association’s president and CEO.

Jim Barahal: Honolulu Marathon’s president balances tradition and innovation

                                Jim Barahal is the Honolulu Marathon Association’s president and CEO.

Updated on  December 2, 2016 at 9:33 am
Under the glittering glow of booming fireworks, the 44th Honolulu Marathon will get underway at 5 a.m. Dec. 11. Read More


He Kaukau Aloha No Keomailani, Ua Hala

Synopsis: In loving memory of Keomailani Woolford. Read More
Updated on  December 2, 2016 at 5:36 pm

On Politics

Gabbard’s meeting with Trump has tongues wagging, and local Democratic heads shaking

Hawaii U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard started her November trip to New York’s Trump Tower as a rumored job interview and apparently ended it as an hour-long lecture on American foreign policyfor the president-elect. Read More
Updated on  December 4, 2016 at 12:19 am

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