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Editorial: Voters faced with tough decisions in some contests

On Oahu, 14 state House seats have contested races on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. Here’s the second in a three-part listing of the Star-Advertiser’s endorsements; today’s races cover the Kalihi area, up into Mililani and west to Ewa. Read More

Island Voices

Column: Methodology, conclusions of sex-trafficking study flawed

A recent study about sex trafficking in Hawaii, “Sex Trafficking in Hawai‘i Part 1: Exploring Online Sex Buyers,” has gotten a lot of attention. Read More


Letter: One-party state drives away voters

I have to laugh when the media ponders why so few people vote. The reason is simple. We are a one-party state and therefore elections are boring. Read More

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Off the News

Unexpected challenges to Hawaii tourism

After some six years of record tourism growth, Hawaii’s top industry is having a tough year. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Column: Plan for disrupting high-tide flooding by mid-century

We need to eliminate dangerous fossil fuels, plan for more frequent and intense weather hazards, and adapt to sea level rise. Now is the time for new policies and behaviors to protect our most treasured places. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Joseph Toy

Hawaii’s tourism industry is edging closer to another record year despite a few dips in arrivals tied to worries about forces of nature, ranging from Kilauea’s lava flow to hurricane forecasts. Read More


Column: Nele i ka Hakahaka Pani ʻOle ʻIa

Synopsis: It is difficult to find Hawaiian-speaking substitute teachers for immersion schools. Students suffer as a result. If you speak Hawaiian, you might consider applying. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: Yee-haw! Horita, a staunch Democrat in Aloha State, lends a hand in Lone Star State

Why does former state Rep. Karen Horita think Texas is just the perfect place for a Hawaii Democrat to campaign? Read More

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