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Marine debris problem grows

Our public beaches are among our most precious natural resources. We all have a stake in keeping them safe and clean. Read More
Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 6:17 pm

Island Voices

Public investments to ease housing crisis can boost economy

Carl Bonham, executive director of UHERO (University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization) in his remarks to state legislative leaders weeks before Wednesday’s start of the 2018 Legislature, issued a sharp challenge to them and the political leadership of the state at all levels. Read More
Updated on  January 17, 2018 at 7:12 pm


After missile scare, live life more fully

Updated on  January 19, 2018 at 6:34 pm
After last Saturday’s surreal experience, perhaps we don’t need a text alert notification system. Read More

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Off the News

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


Stacks of rules for ‘affordable’ renters

Updated on  January 13, 2018 at 11:15 pm
It seems counterintuitive, but one of the challenges in providing affordable rentals appears to be securing the tenants who are willing to apply, and who qualify to move in. Read More

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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