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HECO, HART need to fix mess

Clear communication, conducted openly, is vital to completing the city’s rail project as efficiently as possible. Read More
Updated on  May 5, 2016 at 9:44 pm

Island Voices

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                                Michael Richards is co-founder and executive director of Science Camps of America, a Hawaii nonprofit created to get kids outside to learn science (scicamp.org).

Climate change a big challenge, but there are reasons for hope

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                                Michael Richards is co-founder and executive director of Science Camps of America, a Hawaii nonprofit created to get kids outside to learn science (scicamp.org).

Updated on  May 5, 2016 at 1:03 am
We love catch-phrases, especially in our movies. Read More

Letters

Old Kmart site has some issues

Good luck to the new vendors at the old Kmart site in Iwilei (“Former Kmart site to house Longs, Ross,” Star-Advertiser, May 4). Read More
Updated on  May 5, 2016 at 9:46 pm

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Off the News

Brace yourselves: It’s Trump and Clinton

Those “thuds” heard around the nation late Tuesday and early Wednesday were jaws dropping as Donald Trump’s path to the GOP presidential nomination suddenly cleared with the exits of Ted Cruz and John Kasich. Read More
Updated on  May 4, 2016 at 9:46 pm

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Insight

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                                At a Mililani home, three legal cannabis plants were grown to make a tincture for a girl’s seizure treatment.

Ending the war on drugs: The debate shifts to decriminalization

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2014
                                At a Mililani home, three legal cannabis plants were grown to make a tincture for a girl’s seizure treatment.

Updated on  May 2, 2016 at 1:23 am
Thirteen years after Hawaii legalized medical marijuana, the state is finally forging ahead with licensing marijuana dispensaries, issuing licenses to eight applicants on Friday. As it has in other states, that policy shift could usher in a new era of social norms. Read More

Name in the News

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                                Dawn Amano-Ige, First lady of Hawaii

Hawaii’s first lady focuses on education

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                                Dawn Amano-Ige, First lady of Hawaii

Updated on  May 5, 2016 at 9:55 pm
Dawn Amano-Ige and her husband, Gov. David Ige, first met while they were attending the University of Hawaii at Manoa and both running for student government positions — that was their first campaign together. Read More

Kauakukalahale

Ke hiki mai nei ka hopena ‘elemakule?

Synopsis: Dementia afflicts many of our elders. The signs of its early onset are alarmingly familiar to me, despite my relative youth, and to many others. It has been noted that music can alleviate the pain. So let’s all sing for our health. Read More
Updated on  April 29, 2016 at 6:16 pm

On Politics

Proviso sections are where a bill’s rubber hits the road

Remember when Mom and Dad announced that you would get an allowance? If your parents were shrewd, they tacked a couple of provisos along with the stipend. Read More

Back in the Day

May 1, 1981: Community Board Elections Tallied

Every Sunday, “Back in the Day” looks at an article that ran on this date in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. The items are verbatim, so don’t blame us today for yesteryear’s bad grammar Read More
Updated on  April 29, 2016 at 10:20 pm