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Editorial: Public still in dark about Randall Saito escape

Nobody at the Hawaii State Hospital, it seems, is accountable for the escape of a dangerous psychiatric patient, an alarming episode that drew national attention. Read More

Island Voices

Column: Blaming evictions on tenants misses the bigger picture

When it comes to eviction cases filed in Hawaii last year, nearly half of them ended in default judgment for the landlord. Read More


Letter: Coastal erosion study a wasted opportunity

I was disappointed that your article about disappearing beaches did not include any information I didn’t learn in my AS program at Leeward Community College 40 years ago. Read More

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Off the News

Off the News: Mars simulation studies go on

No spacesuit-wearing pioneers will be headed to the lonely white dome on Mauna Loa’s flank any time soon. 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

Avalon Group CEO navigates challenges of building affordable housing

Avalon Group CEO navigates the challenges of building affordable housing. 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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