Friday, August 22, 2014         


Our View
 Hopeful shifts in Connector fix
The online medical insurance exchange known as the Hawaii Health Connector got some rare good news. The federal government recently granted an extension for the nonprofit agency to use $75 million in remaining grant money to finish the basic work of establishing the state's health-insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act. Story »
Island Voices
In its Aug. 13 editorial, "HPD transparency, oversight lacking," the Star-Advertiser says an independent agency should investigate shootings by Honolulu police officers.  Story »

Well, at least we still know how to suck on leaves if we need to," said a woman at Longs when she realized the bottled water was sold out as Honolulu anticipated Iselle. I Story »

The catastrophic primary defeat of Gov. Neil Abercrombie to state Sen. David Ige in all but two voting districts has generated among political observers a desperate search for explanations.  Story »

Do we still make choices based on our values? What do we as a society value more: securing a resilient future for our children or increasing our fortunes today?  Story »

Any agricultural project that is sustainable will be well received. But it is absolutely essential that the definition of sustainability includes environmental stewardship -- both with respect to the land involved, as well as the communities surrounding the land.  Story »

Briefly, before heading off to law school, Judge R. Mark Browning, 59, spent a few years as a teacher at 'Iolani School. That came with its own set of challenges, everything from instruction in math -- never his strong suit, Browning admitted -- to, upon the conversion to co-educational classrooms, the first sex-education class at the formerly boys-only campus.

For Friday, August 22, 2014
Churches silent on sit-lie bills • Use albizia trees for lumber • Ban imports of circus animals • Rail only about development • U.S. teams in finals, always


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For Friday, August 22, 2014
Success is for the birds, in good way • Prudent steps on schools budget
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Mufi Hannemann is a politician who wears his passions on the outside for all to see. He is the American success story that should inspire kids across the state to say, "Yes, you can, now get to work."

Synopsis: If voting is so important, why hold the special election so soon?

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