Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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Our View

Keep lava viewing at a safe distance

Kilauea has been erupting virtually continuously for 35 years, with sporadic stretches in which lava pours into the sea. Read More

Island Voices

Don’t squander precious right to vote — get people to polls

On Aug. 4, the public will have the opportunity to rally at the state Capitol, in a newly created event called “People to the Polls,” and cast their votes in an election thought to be the most significant since November 2016. Read More


Lieutenant governor has little influence

Recently we have been deluged with commercials about candidates for lieutenant governor, and I understand that it is important to get your name out there if you want to win. Read More

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Off the News

Find the killer of Hawaii County police officer

The killing of Hawaii County police officer Bronson K. Kaliloa, 46, in the line of duty Tuesday night is a deeply tragic reminder of the dangers police face each time they’re on duty. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

U.S.-China trade war casts wary eye on Hawaii impacts

The first shots in the U.S.-China trade war were fired on July 6. Apparently, these won’t be the last based on the latest move by President Donald Trump. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Chris Kim

Sgt. Chris Kim never pictured himself as coordinator of Honolulu Police Department’s CrimeStoppers program. Read More


Pūʻali ka hau o ‘Ioleka‘a i ka maile pilau

The maile pilau has become a serious problem in Hawaii, creeping into people’s yards and choking out trees and even some native vegetation. Read More

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