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Our View

Editorial: Doctor shortage becoming acute

Hawaii has long grappled with various shortages of physicians and other health care providers. Read More

Island Voices

Column: DOE committed to stop bullying

It should go without saying that bullying is not tolerated in an organization or in a community dedicated to educating healthy and joyful lifelong learners who contribute meaningfully to our communities. Read More


Letter: No excuse for UH failure to divest

I read with disgust the Sept. 10 story in the University of Hawaii student newspaper Ka Leo, “UH coming short on fossil fuel divestment.” Read More

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Off the News

Editorial: Seeking a proper name for Fissure No. 8

What’s in a name? A lot, in Hawaii. The Hawaii Board on Geographic Names, created by law in 1974, is consulting on what to call Kilauea’s lava Fissure No. 8. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Column: School tax would help kids and deter rich outside investors

As voters we have a choice: Do we vote for our keiki, or do we vote for these wealthy developers? We must choose our keiki. Please vote YES on the amendment to fund our schools and our keiki. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Joseph Lapilio

When word spread this summer that a company had legally registered “Aloha Poke” for its use only and sent cease-and-desist letters to businesses with similar names in Hawaii and on the mainland, the response in some Native Hawaiian circles was fast and fiery. Read More


Column: He Ahi ʻĀ Nopu Hōʻae

Synopsis: A catastrophic fire destroys nearly the entire collection of a Brazil museum, including an important Hawaiian gift. This tragedy serves as a serious reminder to all museums and caretakers of knowledge to have contingency plans in case of emergency. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: Passive-aggressive ‘school tax’ proposal could turn out more aggressive than it seems

If it is possible to have a passive-aggressive tax bill, the proposed state constitutional amendment aimed at funding public education may be it. Read More

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