Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Wednesday, December 12, 2018
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Our View

Editorial: Keith Kaneshiro needs to explain himself

There’s a cloud hanging over Honolulu’s Department of the Prosecuting Attorney, and it is time for its elected chief to do what he can to dispel it. Read More

Island Voices

Column: Bring back beach at Waikiki Natatorium site

Of the four plans studied in the draft environmental impact statement for the Waikiki Natatorium, two are under serious consideration. Read More


Letter: Condos singled out for sprinklers

Maybe condo owners should band together and file a lawsuit against the city for discrimination against us. Read More

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Off the News

Off the News: We don’t want snakes on a plane

In a move to prevent brown tree snakes from slithering into Hawaii by plane, ship or cargo carrier, plans are in the works to teach dogs to detect the invasive species. Read More


Climate change: Time to walk the talk

In these past few weeks, you probably noted news of several major reports about the devastation already caused by climate change worldwide, and the frightening future ahead of us if we do not fix this problem now. We do not think you should be concerned — you should be terrified. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Ed Stone

Ed Stone, executive director of the Thirty Meter Telecope, has seen plans diverted by the course of history long before an uprising over Hawaiian cultural and environmental concerns threatened to up-end this latest project atop Mauna Kea. Read More


Column: Ke kūkala hōʻeuʻeu a ka luna kūkālā

Synopsis: The role of the auctioneer at a cattle auction is to make sure everyone leaves the event happy. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: Dreaming big for Hawaii mired by small goals, petty politics

To be good, a governor’s inaugural address should not be about the person delivering it; rather, it should speak with confidence and hope and about those governed. Read More

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