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                                Thomas Square Park.

Thomas Square can be improved

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                                Thomas Square Park.

Updated on  May 30, 2017 at 12:23 am
Like any growing urban center, Honolulu needs its parks — public green clearings breaking up the high-rise forest. Read More

Island Voices

Private Portlock lane abused by intruders

My wife and I love Hawaii. Our three beautiful children were born in Honolulu, graduating from Punahou School. Read More
Updated on  May 29, 2017 at 6:44 pm

Letters

Government can’t get its act together

We can’t take care of either our animals or our children. Take a look at the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s May 21 front page: “Zoo promises go unfulfilled” and “Foster care costs: Lone legislator snuffs settlement.” Read More
Updated on  May 30, 2017 at 12:24 am

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Off the News

Interior secretary gets a tough message

Kudos to 86 U.S. House Democrats for pointing out the pointlessness of an ongoing review of more than two dozen federally protected areas. Read More
Updated on  May 30, 2017 at 12:45 am

Insight

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Sign waving at the annual March for Meals rally in support of Kupuna Care took place in March.

AARP CEO: Seniors living longer evolves workforce

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Sign waving at the annual March for Meals rally in support of Kupuna Care took place in March.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 1:18 am
Thirteen years from now, 1 in 4 Oahu residents will have celebrated their 60th birthday. And as a state, demographers say, Hawaii is aging more rapidly and living longer than any other state. Read More

Name in the News

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Shirlene Ostrov is the new state chair for the Hawaii Republican Party.

New GOP Hawaii head Ostrov sees strength in core beliefs, diversity

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Shirlene Ostrov is the new state chair for the Hawaii Republican Party.

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 12:42 am
When Shirlene DelaCruz Ostrov, the newly elected chairwoman of the Hawaii Republican Party, started college, she had no interest in politics. Read More

Kauakukalahale

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Keauhou swept the awards by winning the nine categories they were nominated for at the 40th annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

Nā Hōkū ʻōlinolino o kawaihuelani

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Keauhou swept the awards by winning the nine categories they were nominated for at the 40th annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 7:54 pm
Synopsis: Congratulations to the group Keauhou for the Nä Hökü Hanohano awards it has received. Read More

On Politics

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2016
                                Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

Gabbard raises foreign-policy profile ahead of national tour against Trump ‘hypocrisy’

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2016
                                Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard

Updated on  May 26, 2017 at 8:46 pm
The national cry to put a Hindu in the White House may be close to immeasurable, but there is some talk about Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard moving in. Read More