Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018
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Our View

Editorial: Lack of oversight hurts elder care

Year after year, the care of Hawaii’s frail elders, is becoming a worry of mounting importance to families, many of which are simultaneously concerned with the raising of children and grandchildren. Read More

Island Voices

Column: Big implications for open-carry ruling

In a somewhat byzantine tangle of legal events, the state of Hawaii may have figuratively shot itself in the foot. Read More


Letter: Workers know that tourism is important

Regarding the letter, “Strikers should think about their future” (Star-Advertiser, Nov. 17): The hotel worker strikers are thinking about their future and the futures of their families. Read More

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Off the News

A tiny dent in affordable housing demand

Within the past few weeks, thousands of people have picked up applications for 310 condos representing the moderately priced and government-subsidized portion of The Central Ala Moana project. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Column: With crime putting Chinatown at risk, police patrols needed now

Over the last two years, the intersection of Maunakea and Pauahi streets has become a vortex for drug dealing, public drinking, street sex, street brawls, stabbings and murders. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Linda Santos

Dogs and cats and turtles, oh my! As it turns out, that was the path, starting in childhood, that led Linda Santos to her post in charge of Honolulu’s lions and tigers and bears. Read More


Column: Ili ka waʻa ma nā kapakai o Punipainu

The dominance of verbal constructions in Hawaiian may be due to English influence. More traditional writings exhibit a better balance between verbal and nominal forms. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: CNN win over Trump is present-day echo of Borreca v. Fasi

“Borreca v. Fasi” was one of the first federal decisions regarding rights of reporters to attend public news conferences, and was cited in last week’s CNN ruling. Read More

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