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Tuesday, July 29, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 Public deserves more openness on Apple's status
Once again, the reputation of the University of Hawaii's flagship Manoa campus, already in a precarious condition, is being undermined by a top- level administration shakeup occurring in greater secrecy than should exist at a public institution. Story »
Island Voices
Perspective is needed in the discussion for extending the rail surcharge, an extension that could lead to unintended consequences if used to fund operations and maintenance (O&M). Story »

I have worked in the addiction field in Hawaii for 35 years and facilitated the Family Program at Hina Mauka Recovery Center in Kaneohe for 12 years.  Story »

Insight
Coming off a tumultuous period that saw a group of retired principals publicly, albeit unsuccessfully, seek her ouster, Hawaii schools Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi looks forward to the 2014-15 school year as one that will prove the worth of enormously hard work carried out in public schools over the past few years.  Story »

Just mentioning the name of Chinatown conjures diverse mental images. That's what happens with places in transition, and Honolulu's Chinatown district is clearly in transition.  Story »

In his rare free moments at home in Kailua, Wayne Pfeffer does his best to enjoy his new Hawaii environment. At 62, the two daughters are grown, he has remarried and makes sure he takes what time remains to head to the beach and bike paths.

For Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Lack of sit-lie bill is disappointing • Mayor needs more help at City Council • Bus baggage rule not applied evenly • Interisland fliers might like using rail • Politics should be for the people • and more

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For Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Fewer teachers leaving, and way fewer fired • Food sustainability great, but not in my backyard?
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Sunday Comic
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When political races get close in Hawaii, the big question turns to how the neighbor islands will vote. Oahu may have the most voters, but if candidates are running even in Honolulu, then the balance can tip with the decisions of folks on Maui, Kauai and Hawaii island.

Synopsis: Hawai'i is in the era of enlightenment.

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