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Don’t rush to raise HI-5 deposit cost

There’s no doubting that the state’s recycling and container-redemption program has stalled and needs a jumpstart. The rate at which aluminum cans and eligible glass and plastic bottles are redeemed has fallen. Read More
Updated on  March 19, 2018 at 6:56 pm

Island Voices

Paid family leave would be good for business

What has become clear over time as we have survived crisis after crisis is that no individual, no matter how talented or diverse their background, can succeed without a support structure. Read More
Updated on  March 19, 2018 at 6:54 pm


Speeding drivers threaten pedestrians

Updated on  March 19, 2018 at 7:03 pm
Why are motorists mowing down so many pedestrians (“Year’s alarming rise in pedestrian deaths spurs campaign,” Star-Advertiser, March 17)? Read More

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InsightIsland Voices

U.S.-North Korea summit: Meeting of minds?

Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 9:29 pm
Pulling back from the nuclear brink and bringing North Korea into the community of nations will not be easy and will take much time. It will require all of the elements Adm. Vasey suggested. It will be worth the effort. Read More

Name in the News


E pā Mau ana kahi Kukunaokalā mālamalama

Synopsis: In remembrance of an awesome husband, father, mentor, coach, friend and leader, Sulu Mau Tafaoimalo. Read More
Updated on  March 16, 2018 at 6:29 pm

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