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Another project with problems

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 8:42 pm
What is it about government construction contracts, especially if they involve transportation? Read More

Island Voices

Making change: Philanthropic foundations may be the key

Hawaii faces a myriad of intractable problems, including homelessness, the high cost of living, the need to diversify the economy, climate change and environmental degradation. Read More
Updated on  February 14, 2018 at 6:44 pm


OIP should release documents sooner

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 8:58 pm
I do agree OIP needs more staffing. The Legislature should appropriate that this session and clear the clog. Read More

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Off the News

For future Martians, first stop is Hawaii island

Even non-rocket scientists are getting excited about a revitalized “space race,” thanks to last week’s successful Falcon Heavy rocket launch by SpaceX and its founder, Elon Musk. Read More
Updated on  February 15, 2018 at 6:48 pm

InsightIsland Voices

Name in the News


Hilahila ʻoe, make ʻoe

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 9:12 pm
There is value to keeping a little bit of shame around to prevent us from being too audacious and to remind us that we are social creatures whose actions affect others. Read More

On Politics

Local GOP stalwart and surfing icon Hemmings reflects back in typical relaxed style

Updated on  February 9, 2018 at 7:12 pm
Hawaii may not be with Hemmings on taxes — but in this political year with all sides looking for a fight, some musing about politics and living in Hawaii from someone who became a legend in something besides vote-counting makes a good read. Read More