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HART spending needs more clarity

Last fall, when Oahu’s cash-strapped rail transit system was in need of a rescue from cost overruns, state lawmakers put together a bailout package with oversight strings attached. Read More
Updated on  April 23, 2018 at 6:24 pm

Island Voices

Bills advance fight against sexual assault

This Sexual Assault Awareness Month, April 2018, we stand at a watershed moment for the movement to end sexual violence and harassment. Read More
Updated on  April 23, 2018 at 6:22 pm


Hawaii GOP riven by fringe groups

The article, “Tupola seeks restraining order against activist” (Star-Advertiser, April 22), is a timely testament that the Hawaii GOP is being fractured by destructive splinter groups like Hawaii Republican Action (HIRA). Read More
Updated on  April 23, 2018 at 6:27 pm

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Off the News

A landlord’s nightmare in Poamoho

The strange saga of Charles Huang’s 17 acres of agricultural land in Poamoho should serve as a warning to landlords everywhere: Keep an eye on your tenant. Read More
Updated on  April 23, 2018 at 6:23 pm

InsightIsland Voices

Earth Day: Cleanups are just part of solution for sustainability

Updated on  April 21, 2018 at 7:06 pm
At Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, we do more than just host huge beach cleanups across the state, more than just educate over 10,000 kids annually in their schools, and more than just divert thousands of pounds away from our landfill and incinerator through composting and recycling. Read More

Name in the News


Kani ē ka ʻōlē walo i ke kula i Mannahatta

Updated on  April 20, 2018 at 8:23 pm
Synopsis: People in New York employ their car horns indiscriminately. It is clearly not intended to effect change in the behavior of other drivers. It seems more like griping, a form of self-therapy. Read More

On Politics