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Give Chinatown changes a chance

Updated on  July 20, 2017 at 6:48 pm
Chinatown cradles a lot of Hono­lulu’s rich history, and over all that time, residents have developed habitual ways of paying a visit. Read More

Island Voices

‘Hawaii Five-0’ salary dispute gives CBS a black eye

Updated on  July 20, 2017 at 12:43 am
Question: What is the definition of equal? One observer — Daniel M. Mayeda, a Los Angeles-based attorney in the entertainment industry — suggested that we check the billboard. Read More


Aquarium fishery subject to regulation

Updated on  July 20, 2017 at 6:55 pm
As growing numbers distrust even good journalism, it is distressing to see our trusted Star-Advertiser print a false headline — and on the front page: “Aquarium fishery goes unrestricted” (July 12). Read More

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Off the News

DOE makes better progress on misconduct cases

Updated on  July 20, 2017 at 6:57 pm
Limbo is not a good place for anyone to be left, and it does appear that the state Department of Education is improving on that front. Read More


Green power making most of green light?

Updated on  July 14, 2017 at 8:55 pm
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser asked Blue Planet Foundation, a clean-energy focused nonprofit, and the state’s dominant electric utility, Hawaiian Electric Co., to weigh in on progress toward the state’s renewable goal. Read More

Name in the News

Ku‘ulei Williams: Head of Aloha Harvest rescues food for those who need it most

Updated on  July 21, 2017 at 6:16 pm
Aloha Harvest trucks pick up quality edibles that restaurants, caterers, groceries, food distributors and other purveyors would otherwise pitch, and make same-day deliveries to agencies serving the needy. Read More


Mai hoʻonui wale i ka ʻino

Updated on  July 14, 2017 at 7:37 pm
Synopsis: So much negative press has surrounded this presidency, much of which predates the election. The negative reports should be curtailed so that truly egregious acts will be recognized as such, and not seen as normal behavior. This is not an issue of accuracy. It is about avoiding apathy. Read More

On Politics

Hirono emerges from surgery, to battle GOP health bill and Trump

Updated on  July 14, 2017 at 8:29 pm
Hirono has always been a strong liberal Democrat, but whether it was Donald Trump’s election or joining the fight to beat cancer, she has become all the more forceful. Read More