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Rescue youth from life on the streets

By now, Hawaii residents should know that “the homeless” is not one homogeneous type, but people of vastly differing circumstances with one thing in common: They live without permanent shelter. Read More
Updated on  February 18, 2018 at 6:48 pm

Island Voices

Stop unfettered aquarium fish harvest

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 8:24 pm
The time to stop the rape of our coral reefs is now. Please join us in taking our reefs back today. Read More


Lobby lawmakers to ban ‘bump stocks’

Senate Bill 2046 aims to ban “bump stocks,” the gun add-ons that mass shooters can use to vastly increase the carnage. Read More
Updated on  February 18, 2018 at 6:52 pm

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Off the News

Beware ‘gentleman farms’ on North Shore

The proposed subdivision of Dillingham Ranch into 70 house lots on ag land is getting some serious pushback — still — from North Shore residents. Read More
Updated on  February 18, 2018 at 6:44 pm


Renewable-energy strides being made in Hawaii, in fits and starts

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 8:36 pm
In the past several months, notable developments have occurred to advance Hawaii down the green-energy path. Read More

Name in the News


Hilahila ʻoe, make ʻoe

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 9:12 pm
There is value to keeping a little bit of shame around to prevent us from being too audacious and to remind us that we are social creatures whose actions affect others. Read More

On Politics

Holding new ConCon would be prime opportunity to hold high-spending OHA to its mission

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 9:22 pm
It is rare when Hawaii’s government give voters both the problem and a possible solution, but that is what is happening with the astounding state auditor’s report on the out-of-control spending by the Office of Hawaii Affairs. Read More