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Our View

Do something with Natatorium

Updated on  December 15, 2017 at 6:06 pm
Every Saturday, we‘ll present these short-take editorials that reflect on some of this week’s news. Read More

Island Voices

Revamp environmental laws to protect wildlife

There is a crisis looming for all of Oahu’s endangered and threatened wildlife that needs to be assessed. Read More
Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 12:21 am


Trump’s admirers ignore ‘high road’

Updated on  December 16, 2017 at 2:47 pm
As a longtime ardent feminist, I’m having second thoughts about my self-identification. Read More

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Off the News

Finally, some good news for Island Air employees

Updated on  December 14, 2017 at 7:25 pm
After the jet stream of bad news for former employees after Island Air’s abrupt shutdown last month, it was good to get a bit of positive news. Read More


How I became a medical cannabis patient here

Those familiar with marijuana street sales may find prices high. The dispensary response: That’s because of expensive testing and growing requirements, among other factors. Read More
Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 9:08 pm

Name in the News

Lori Lau: Lanakila Meals on Wheels director and her volunteers deliver joy to homebound seniors

Updated on  December 15, 2017 at 1:26 am
For Lori Lau, taking on the director’s job at Lanakila Meals on Wheels had the feel of coming home. Read More


Na ke kāleka ia e hōʻoia i ke kanaka?

Updated on  December 15, 2017 at 6:14 pm
Synopsis: If you have to renew your state ID, be sure to take all the necessary documents — birth certificate, Social Security card, and two documents verifying your resident address. Read More

On Politics

Congressional Republicans’ tax-cut reforms will end up slashing Hawaii GOP further

Updated on  December 8, 2017 at 9:02 pm
The headline running across the Honolulu Star-Bulletin’s front page on Aug. 9, 1974, quoting the new president, Gerald Ford, summed it up: “Our Nightmare is Over.” Read More