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Expanding marine reserve was right call

The decision to enlarge the marine preserve around the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands is a momentous one — primarily for the long-range conservationist thinking it represents, a move that was justified in an era of global and regional concerns about climate change. Read More
Updated on  August 27, 2016 at 4:22 pm

Island Voices

Police misconduct will continue as long as we do nothing about it

The recent series by Rob Perez is a convincing and troubling account of miscon- duct and impunity in the Honolulu Police Department (“Crossing the Line,” Aug. 21-23). Read More
Updated on  August 26, 2016 at 7:49 pm

Letters

Variances for tower don’t smell good

Lawmakers are still willing to sell off our city’s beauty and livability (“Tower plans advance,” Star-Advertiser, Aug. 26). Read More
Updated on  August 27, 2016 at 4:24 pm

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Off the News

Another good reason for the president to visit

Amid all the frenzied preparations for the World Conservation Congress this week, let’s all take a moment to send good thoughts to the maintenance crew at the Neal Blaisdell Center (NBC). Read More
Updated on  August 27, 2016 at 4:17 pm

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Updated on  August 20, 2016 at 9:52 pm

Insight

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                In this photo taken in May, the rail transit line rose along Kualakai Parkway in Kapolei, with the Salvation Army’s Kroc Center in the background.

Changes at HART provide an opportunity to make progress on rail transit project

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                                In this photo taken in May, the rail transit line rose along Kualakai Parkway in Kapolei, with the Salvation Army’s Kroc Center in the background.

Updated on  August 26, 2016 at 7:36 pm
With the resignation of its chief executive officer 10 days ago, the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) is in a transition period. While any organizational changecan be stressful, it can also provide an opportunity to recalibrate and embrace new ways. Read More

Name in the News

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                                Corie Tanida, Executive director, Common Cause Hawaii.

Common Cause executive director a voice for election reform

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                                Corie Tanida, Executive director, Common Cause Hawaii.

Updated on  August 25, 2016 at 8:05 pm
Voting is a big deal with Corie Tanida, to put it mildly. Read More

Kauakukalahale

Mai ho‘omāuna i ka ‘ai o huli mai auane‘i ‘o Hāloa e nānā

Synopsis: The World Conservation Congress is coming up next week in Honolulu. Many things are being done to protect our resources. Read More
Updated on  August 26, 2016 at 7:29 pm

On Politics

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                                The official portrait of Gov. John A. Burns, which hangs in the Governor’s Ceremonial Room on the fifth floor of the state Capitol, shows Burns in the building that opened in 1969, during his tenure.

Crumbling Capitol building slowly losing its dignity

GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The official portrait of Gov. John A. Burns, which hangs in the Governor’s Ceremonial Room on the fifth floor of the state Capitol, shows Burns in the building that opened in 1969, during his tenure.

Updated on  August 13, 2016 at 9:28 pm
Gov. John A. Burns was stricken with cancer in 1973 and died in office in 1975. Read More

Back in the Day

Aug. 28, 1992: Ferry operators raise round-trip fares

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  August 26, 2016 at 7:51 pm