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New stadium needs private investment

Instead of today’s underused and rusting 50,000-seat facility, the Aloha Stadium Authority sees a vibrant future for a smaller stadium surrounded by development, which could include restaurants, shops, housing and easy access to the city’s rail line. Read More
Updated on  January 16, 2017 at 12:44 am

Island Voices

Women’s March building peace leaders

We know marching the day after the Jan. 20 presidential inauguration isn’t enough. Post Women’s March, we will be creating action plans focused on inclusivity and policy-making. Read More
Updated on  January 15, 2017 at 12:35 am


‘Death with dignity’ foe is misinformed

Eric Tessmer, who opposes “death with dignity,” is guilty of the very thing that he accuses supporters of doing — providing “inaccurate and incomplete information” (“‘Death with dignity’ not best option,” Star-Advertiser, Island Voices, Jan. 11). Read More
Updated on  January 15, 2017 at 7:01 pm

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Off the News

Honor King’s legacy today and in days ahead

Today is the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, and for some reason, it seems more necessary than ever to honor the slain civil rights leader and his important messages of peace and racial equality. Read More
Updated on  January 15, 2017 at 6:55 pm


Vacation-rental tax: Conflicts exists outside Hawaii

Honolulu is not alone with its struggle to accommodate unconventional accommodations in its tourism sector. Read More
Updated on  January 13, 2017 at 8:24 pm

Name in the News

                                Sean O’Harrow

Sean O’Harrow: Honolulu Museum of Art’s new director returns to his childhood roots

                                Sean O’Harrow

Updated on  January 12, 2017 at 6:42 pm
For Sean O’Harrow, taking on the director’s role at the Honolulu Museum of Art is something of a homecoming. Read More


A he ‘u’a keia ua hiki iho nei

Synopsis: Defibrillators and pacemakers may soon come under attack by hackers. Our increased dependence on technology to support such health-related advancements leaves those of us dependent on them vulnerable to the whims of such people. Read More
Updated on  January 14, 2017 at 1:04 am

On Politics

State’s turbid budget scenarios get murkier with city’s pleas for money to finish rail

This is not the year to be in the budget business. Read More
Updated on  January 14, 2017 at 5:45 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