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HI-EMA needs total overhaul

Updated on  January 20, 2018 at 6:48 pm
The public now has the chilling realization that, even beyond the emotional toll that the episode took on so many terrified Hawaii residents, the ramifications of the false alert could have resulted in actual devastation. Read More

Island Voices

Nuclear weapons and normal accidents

Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 8:40 pm
The desire to exact retribution may feel natural and necessary but it needs to be resisted, for punishment is unlikely to do much good. Read More


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Help make every homeless person count

It’s hard work — rounding up the crew has been challenging for two years now — but it’s work that matters. Read More
Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 6:58 pm

InsightIsland Voices

Name in the News

Name in the News: Jerri Chong

Updated on  January 18, 2018 at 9:32 pm
When Jerri Chong became president of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Hawaii, it completed a kind of circle. There was a time when she would have needed its services. Read More


Kani ke oeoe, he piʻoloke ko ka ʻāina

Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 6:32 pm
The nuclear missile alarm caused serious consternation, but people remained courteous on the roads. As for the assignment of blame, we should look no further than the two despotic leaders who are peddling fear. Lock ’em up and let ’em fight each other. Read More

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