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Bus stops should be for bus riders

Updated on  February 23, 2018 at 7:55 pm
Bus stops are being reclaimed for bus riders — which the city was duty-bound to do at some point, even if it’s another not-so-gentle nudge against the homeless population. Read More

Island Voices

A religious, moral and cultural objection to LNG

Updated on  February 21, 2018 at 6:51 pm
Whether or not you believe the Earth was created by a higher power, all of us can agree that we have been given tremendous gifts of natural energy. Read More


Armed school guards seems a good idea

Updated on  February 23, 2018 at 8:06 pm
Every time it is mentioned that armed guards at schools may be a good idea, there is a huge pushback. Read More

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Off the News


Renewable-energy strides being made in Hawaii, in fits and starts

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 8:36 pm
In the past several months, notable developments have occurred to advance Hawaii down the green-energy path. Read More

Name in the News

Shari Chang: Hawaii Girl Scouts CEO helping to develop female leaders of future

Updated on  February 22, 2018 at 6:43 pm
The oldest council west of the Mississippi, Girl Scouts of Hawaii launched its first troops — sponsored by Queen Liliuokalani — just five years after the scouting movement was founded in 1912 in Georgia. Read More


Mai makaʻu i ka manioka, hiki ke ʻai ʻia

Updated on  February 23, 2018 at 8:01 pm
It is possible to eat cassava root, but it must be cleaned properly or the outer bark of the root, and the layer immediately below that, are toxic and can cause death. Nothing to fear. Read More

On Politics

Holding new ConCon would be prime opportunity to hold high-spending OHA to its mission

Updated on  February 16, 2018 at 9:22 pm
It is rare when Hawaii’s government give voters both the problem and a possible solution, but that is what is happening with the astounding state auditor’s report on the out-of-control spending by the Office of Hawaii Affairs. Read More