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Don’t rush into special session

Convening a special session of the state Legislature is supposed to be a rare occurrence. But then, so are volcanic eruptions. Read More
Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 6:20 pm

Island Voices

Door opens for North Korea’s Kim

If the purpose was to get acquainted, outline intentions and set a stage for real negotiations, the Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Singapore summit was a success. Read More
Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 6:17 pm


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Off the News

Resurrecting Honouliuli enhances historical record

So far, much of the history tied to the fledgling Honouliuli National Monument, a World War II civilian internment and prisoner-of-war camp, is limited to photographs and personal memories of the 160-acre site in a lonely Kunia gulch that was bulldozed after the war. Read More
Updated on  June 19, 2018 at 6:16 pm

InsightIsland Voices

Tariffs on Canada are a bad deal for Hawaii’s economy

• Updated on  June 15, 2018 at 6:51 pm
The relationship between Canada and the United Stated is deep, multifaceted and complex. But one thing is true: for the last 150 years, our spirit of partnership has been unparalleled. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Dan Epstein

• Updated on  June 14, 2018 at 6:53 pm
Special Olympics Hawaii began taking shape in 1968 — the same year the movement for children and adults with intellectual disabilities was founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver and summer games were staged in Chicago. Read More


Kū kaʻapā iā Hawaiʻi, he aloha ʻāina

• Updated on  June 15, 2018 at 7:37 pm
Synopsis: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency did not ban the use of the pesticide chemical chlorpyrifos on crops. Hawaiʻi is the first state to do so and hopefully, other states will follow. Read More

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