Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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Our View

Editorial: Criminal justice needs reforms

This time, the folks on Capitol Hill — and in the White House — have a rare opportunity to advance a goal with bipartisan support. Read More

Island Voices

Column: Big implications for open-carry ruling

In a somewhat byzantine tangle of legal events, the state of Hawaii may have figuratively shot itself in the foot. Read More


Letter: Blame Trump for Hagadone losses

Let’s assign blame for the loss of 93 jobs in Hawaii where it belongs — on the Trump administration. Read More

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Off the News

Watch out for Freeway Service Patrol

Should you, while motoring along the H-1 or H-2, spot a state Freeway Serv­ice Patrol truck parked next to zipping freeway traffic, show our flat-tire first responders some respect. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Column: With crime putting Chinatown at risk, police patrols needed now

Over the last two years, the intersection of Maunakea and Pauahi streets has become a vortex for drug dealing, public drinking, street sex, street brawls, stabbings and murders. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Linda Santos

Dogs and cats and turtles, oh my! As it turns out, that was the path, starting in childhood, that led Linda Santos to her post in charge of Honolulu’s lions and tigers and bears. Read More


Column: Ili ka waʻa ma nā kapakai o Punipainu

The dominance of verbal constructions in Hawaiian may be due to English influence. More traditional writings exhibit a better balance between verbal and nominal forms. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: CNN win over Trump is present-day echo of Borreca v. Fasi

“Borreca v. Fasi” was one of the first federal decisions regarding rights of reporters to attend public news conferences, and was cited in last week’s CNN ruling. Read More

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