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Beware growth of ‘fake news’

In a letter to a colleague in 1787, Thomas Jefferson famously said that “were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.” Read More
Updated on  December 9, 2016 at 8:10 pm

Island Voices

Hawaii colonists braved enemy fire to hold islands for U.S.

Throughout this week, we have been commemorating the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and our subsequent entry into World War II. Read More
Updated on  December 7, 2016 at 6:16 pm

Letters

Cataluna right about governor, Matayoshi

Thanks to Lee Cataluna for her observations about schools Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi and Gov. David Ige’s bumbling response regarding her contract not being renewed (“Ige nearly incoherent in defense of meddling,” Star-Advertiser, Dec. 9). Read More
Updated on  December 9, 2016 at 8:12 pm

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Off the News

Look out, Garth Brooks fans: Runners ahead

It does seem odd that after all these years of the Honolulu Marathon, an event planner would book a concert to end so close to the shutdown of roadways on the route. Read More
Updated on  December 9, 2016 at 8:05 pm

Insight

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2001
                                The Arizona Memorial, Battleship Missouri Memorial and Ford Island are seen from the air. Oil still seeps from the wreckage of the USS Arizona.

Pearl Harbor’s 75th: Forge wise future with alliances

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2001
                                The Arizona Memorial, Battleship Missouri Memorial and Ford Island are seen from the air. Oil still seeps from the wreckage of the USS Arizona.

Updated on  December 3, 2016 at 3:05 pm
As we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Dec. 7 attack on PearlHarbor and remember the horrific war that followed, we must continue to look forward to preserve the policies andforce postures that have provided stability and promoted U.S. national interests in the Asia-Pacific in recent decades. Read More

Name in the News

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Tammi Oyadomari-Chun, DOE assistant superintendent for strategy, innovation and performance.

Tammi Oyadomari-Chun: Assistant superintendent advances DOE’s plan

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Tammi Oyadomari-Chun, DOE assistant superintendent for strategy, innovation and performance.

Updated on  December 9, 2016 at 5:44 pm
Tammi Oyadomari-Chun is surrounded by planning documents and charts with data and a calendar of meetings that has taken her around the state finalizing the Department ofEducation strategic plan. Read More

Kauakukalahale

Koho hewa’o Disney i ke ala ‘mi kälä

Synopsis: Disney’s removal of its Maui costume from store shelves was a good thing for Polynesian culture. Understanding cultural appropriation will awaken the colonizing mind to the nature of this type of abuse. Read More
Updated on  December 10, 2016 at 12:20 am

On Politics

Gabbard’s meeting with Trump has tongues wagging, and local Democratic heads shaking

Hawaii U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard started her November trip to New York’s Trump Tower as a rumored job interview and apparently ended it as an hour-long lecture on American foreign policyfor the president-elect. Read More
Updated on  December 4, 2016 at 12:19 am

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