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Monday, November 24, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 Unlucky they live in Hawaii
The fact that hundreds of homeless people in Hawaii haven't been here very long is no surprise to the outreach workers who spend their days trying to help poor, downtrodden, disabled, unlucky and sometimes just plain dysfunctional people manage their lives.  Story »
Island Voices
Is the Army a good deal for Hawaii? Frankly, I don't care. There are burdens and benefits to hosting military installations, but we're all in this together. Story »

Thousands of years before western settlement, the Hawaiian people had a tradition of caring for one another as ohana. Story »

Insight
The call for school empowerment has intensified over the past year, as dictates by the federal government and the state Department of Education galvanized some principals and teachers to warn that students will suffer as local communities lose control of their neighborhood schools. Story »

The Hawaii Housing Finance & Development Corp. was created in 2006, when lawmakers decided that a single agency managing both public housing and the development of affordable housing through public-private partnerships was less effective than it could be.  Story »

Jennifer Sabas has been keeping busy since her former boss, U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, died in December 2012 at age 88. Resume highlights at the moment for the senator's former chief of staff include executive director of Move Oahu Forward, a pro-rail organization she joined in May 2013.

For Monday, November 24, 2014
Obama adviser considered us fools • Smaller Army here could be a blessing • China still behind U.S. standards • Politicians fiddle while Hawaii burns • Republicans should have heralded Djou • and more

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For Monday, November 24, 2014
Car-sharing companies have to share tax load • Children are priceless, but not always cost-free
2014 Endorsements
Sunday Comic
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Legacies all come down to the bottom line. In reviewing the four-year administration of Gov. Neil Abercrombie, weigh it in terms of predecessors: Govs. George Ariyoshi, John Waihee, Ben Cayetano and Linda Lingle.

Synopsis: A number of students have demonstrated that the fight for what is right is the most enlightening experience to be gained at the University of Hawaii.

Every Sunday, “Back in the Day” looks at an article that ran on this date in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. The items are verbatim, so don’t blame us today for yesteryear’s bad grammar.


2014 Buddy Walk
Down Syndrome Ohana of Hawaii hosted its 2014 Buddy Walk at Kakaako Park. Money raised will allow the organization to continue to build awarenesss, promote inclusion and reach out to families in Hawaii. Read More »
 
Miranda Kerr at Samantha Thavasa
Supermodel Miranda Kerr and actor/singer Takahiro of the popular Japanese rock group Exile made a special appearance at a private event at Samantha Thavasa in Ala Moana Center. Read More »
 

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