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Our endorsements for state Senate

In the general election, there are seven Senate seats up for grabs on Oahu. Our recommendations: Read More
Updated on  October 25, 2016 at 5:33 pm

Island Voices

Free up revenue for pension fund

With its large and potentially increasing unfunded liability, the Employees Retirement System (ERS) board views favorably the option of using excess general fund revenue topay down pension obligations. Read More
Updated on  October 25, 2016 at 5:38 pm


Support jury trial amendment

Voters will consider an amendment to the Hawaii Constitution to increase the threshold for a civil jury trial in Circuit Court from $5,000 in damages to $10,000. Read More
Updated on  October 25, 2016 at 5:36 pm

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Off the News

Kapolei mall looks like fun for kamaaina

Those crowds. Residents of Kapolei are used to them, but more frequently on the freeway. Read More
Updated on  October 25, 2016 at 5:39 pm

Views and Voices Comic


Views and Voices


Updated on  October 15, 2016 at 8:40 pm


100 years of Planned Parenthood: Hawaii is a model for reproductive health rights

Today, on Oct. 16, Planned Parenthood turns 100 years strong. Read More
Updated on  October 16, 2016 at 12:21 am

Name in the News

                                Dr. Randall Holcombe, the director of the UH Cancer Center.

Randall Holcombe: Director sees bright future for UH Cancer Center

                                Dr. Randall Holcombe, the director of the UH Cancer Center.

Updated on  October 20, 2016 at 8:01 pm
Dr. Randall Holcombe, 59, looks out over an appealing shoreline vista from his new office as director of the University of Hawaii Cancer Center. The researchers he hopes to attract will find it appealing, too, he said. Read More


Na Huli ‘o Huli i kāmau ‘ino mai

Synopsis: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump just trumped himself during the third and final presidential debate by refusing to say whether or not he will accept theoutcome of the election. People from both sides of the aisle see this as completely disrespectful of the entire process. Read More
Updated on  October 21, 2016 at 7:58 pm

On Politics

Lame-duck session returning in November will welcome new Hawaii congresswoman

You might ask why, but one of the nation’s least-productive sessions of Congress is coming back to Washington in about four weeks. Read More
Updated on  October 21, 2016 at 8:35 pm

Back in the Day

Oct. 16, 1964: Shoemaker, Hitch, Cool to Foreign Trade Zone

Every Sunday, “Back in the Day” looks at an article that ran on this date in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. The items are verbatim, so don’t blame us today for yesteryear’s bad grammar. Read More
Updated on  October 14, 2016 at 6:16 pm