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Editorial: Good steps taken to save ag lands

The City and County of Honolulu has finally put forward its plan on ensuring that Oahu still has agricultural lands for its future needs. Read More

Island Voices

Column: The Legislature already has plenty of ways to raise more money for public education

The state Legislature wants to pull a fast one on teachers and all of us this election with its broadly worded constitutional amendment, which would grant it new property tax powers. Read More


Letter: Per-pupil spending too low in Hawaii

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Off the News

Editorial: Suddenly, it’s the Tom Moffatt Waikiki Shell

When it comes to getting things done under the radar, stealth resolutions seem to be the way to go — at least when it comes to renaming our public venues. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Column: School tax would help kids and deter rich outside investors

As voters we have a choice: Do we vote for our keiki, or do we vote for these wealthy developers? We must choose our keiki. Please vote YES on the amendment to fund our schools and our keiki. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Joseph Lapilio

When word spread this summer that a company had legally registered “Aloha Poke” for its use only and sent cease-and-desist letters to businesses with similar names in Hawaii and on the mainland, the response in some Native Hawaiian circles was fast and fiery. Read More


Column: He Ahi ʻĀ Nopu Hōʻae

Synopsis: A catastrophic fire destroys nearly the entire collection of a Brazil museum, including an important Hawaiian gift. This tragedy serves as a serious reminder to all museums and caretakers of knowledge to have contingency plans in case of emergency. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: Passive-aggressive ‘school tax’ proposal could turn out more aggressive than it seems

If it is possible to have a passive-aggressive tax bill, the proposed state constitutional amendment aimed at funding public education may be it. Read More

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