Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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Our View

Editorial: Face hard truths to save beaches

Based on the emerging picture, Hawaii is in need of policymaking changes that support priorities, including better protection for beaches, now, not later. Read More

Island Voices

Column: Title IX is a promise of life with dignity

Life with dignity begins when we rise up, speak up, stay up and lift up the future generation — so they will know we care and they can, too. Read More


Letter: Volunteers help manage cat colonies

If you see a cat colony caregiver, consider thanking them for doing a thankless job and for helping to curb the population of these vulnerable animals. Read More

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Off the News

Off the News: Mars simulation studies go on

No spacesuit-wearing pioneers will be headed to the lonely white dome on Mauna Loa’s flank any time soon. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Column: Why minimum wage shouldn’t be increased, from restaurateur’s perspective

We are the owners of a small business on Oahu with about 130 employees. As chief financial officer, the one thing that keeps me awake at night is the very real worry that the Legislature and the governor will devastate our business by forcing through a minimum wage hike. Read More

Name in the News

Avalon Group CEO navigates challenges of building affordable housing

Avalon Group CEO navigates the challenges of building affordable housing. Read More


Column: ʻO ka maʻa ka hopena o ka hoʻomaʻamaʻa

Synopsis: Learning language out of context can yield an ability to create decontextualized sentences, but is worthless for actual communication. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: Troubling questions surround Kaneshiro, once Dems’ law-and-order man

Going from being the darling of the old Hawaii Democratic machine to now someone under federal investigation, Keith Kaneshiro’s career as the Honolulu prosecutor appears ready to flame out. Read More

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