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Coastal policies lack coordination

For an island state, Hawaii agencies have a remarkably poor mastery of regulatory protection of shorelines. Read More
Updated on  June 18, 2018 at 6:35 pm

Island Voices

Chalk is gone, but efforts on climate change continue

• Updated on  June 18, 2018 at 6:33 pm
Last Earth Day, the Blue Line Project brought together hundreds of Hawaii’s students, leaders and community members to spread awareness about climate change. Read More


Open Hawaii island to lava viewing

Kilauea is entering its largest eruptive phase since 1924, and I would drop everything to see it — if I could. But with Federal Aviation Administration restrictions keeping helicopters above 3,000 feet and no way to view flows from the ground, now might be the worst time to visit. Read More
Updated on  June 18, 2018 at 6:36 pm

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Off the News

More room for people on Lanikai Beach

Time’s up for some 90 canoes, catamarans and other vessels tagged on Friday as illegally parked on Lanikai Beach. Read More
Updated on  June 18, 2018 at 6:34 pm

InsightIsland Voices

Tariffs on Canada are a bad deal for Hawaii’s economy

• Updated on  June 15, 2018 at 6:51 pm
The relationship between Canada and the United Stated is deep, multifaceted and complex. But one thing is true: for the last 150 years, our spirit of partnership has been unparalleled. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Dan Epstein

• Updated on  June 14, 2018 at 6:53 pm
Special Olympics Hawaii began taking shape in 1968 — the same year the movement for children and adults with intellectual disabilities was founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver and summer games were staged in Chicago. Read More


Kū kaʻapā iā Hawaiʻi, he aloha ʻāina

• Updated on  June 15, 2018 at 7:37 pm
Synopsis: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency did not ban the use of the pesticide chemical chlorpyrifos on crops. Hawaiʻi is the first state to do so and hopefully, other states will follow. Read More

On Politics