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Walk-up housing could ease crunch

Honolulu is in dire need of more affordable housing. The proliferation of “monster houses” resembling walk-up apartment buildings in neighborhoods zoned for single-family homes, along with the city’s ongoing homelessness struggles, serve as warning signs that the problem has shifted from bad to worse. Read More
Updated on  April 25, 2018 at 6:50 pm

Island Voices

What will happen if TMT is not built on Mauna Kea?

It matters to many people if the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) is not built in Hawaii. TMT has made an important difference to 26,000 students and 1,000 teachers. Read More
Updated on  April 25, 2018 at 6:48 pm


Woman should have replaced Joe Souki

In this #MeToo era, our state’s leaders missed an opportunity by failing to replace former House Speaker Joe Souki with a female representative (“Ige appoints replacement to Joe Souki’s House seat,” Star-Advertiser, Top News, April 17). Read More
Updated on  April 25, 2018 at 6:52 pm

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Off the News

Adm. Harris draws a tough assignment

Adm. Harry Harris’ original assignment to be ambassador to Australia was going to involve a lot of re-establishment work, given the U.S. hasn’t had an ambassador there for nearly two years. Read More
Updated on  April 25, 2018 at 6:49 pm

InsightIsland Voices

Earth Day: Cleanups are just part of solution for sustainability

Updated on  April 21, 2018 at 7:06 pm
At Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, we do more than just host huge beach cleanups across the state, more than just educate over 10,000 kids annually in their schools, and more than just divert thousands of pounds away from our landfill and incinerator through composting and recycling. Read More

Name in the News


Kani ē ka ʻōlē walo i ke kula i Mannahatta

Updated on  April 20, 2018 at 8:23 pm
Synopsis: People in New York employ their car horns indiscriminately. It is clearly not intended to effect change in the behavior of other drivers. It seems more like griping, a form of self-therapy. Read More

On Politics