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Our View

Editorial: Fix, take action on vacation rental bill

Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s proposed short-term vacation rental bill aims to better regulate and balance competing views on a matter that, with each passing year, seems increasingly disposed to pit neighbor against neighbor. Read More

Island Voices

Column: Native Hawaiians should control their own assets

The assent of Brett Kavanaugh as a nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court has opened an old controversy regarding his involvement in the Rice v. Cayetano decision of 1999. Read More


Letter: Hirono’s comments tarnish Hawaii

The words of U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono, “I just want to say to the men in this country: Just shut up and step up. Do the right thing, for a change,” regarding the confirmation issue of Brett Kavanaugh, was undignified and embarrassing to many Hawaii people from the land of aloha. Read More

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Off the News

Editorial: WalletHub: Hawaii not friendly to teachers

This likely is already making the rounds at the Hawaii State Teachers Association and around school campuses: The latest national ranking study from WalletHub, the personal finance site, puts Hawaii last in the nation for “teacher-friendliness.” 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: Jan Dill

Jan Hanohano Dill is a man of the world, but he’s most passionate about this particular little corner of it. Read More


Column: He hana kā Hirono? He oki loa paha kā Kavanaugh

Synopsis: Political positions lie on a continuum. U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono’s is closer to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s than mine, as a captive participant in American politics. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: Much to discuss in Constitutional Convention — if voters can muster hope and engagement

In the November election, voters will be asked if they want to hold another convention. Read More

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