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Tuesday, July 22, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 2 incumbents, 2 newbies get nods
The nine members of the Honolulu City Council must respond to the needs of their individual districts while simultaneously acting as a cohesive body that advances solutions to Oahu's most pressing problems — without unduly burdening taxpayers. That's the ideal, and some Council lineups have succeeded better than others. Story »
Insight
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 »

Honolulu leaders have wrestled over what role city government should play in managing Oahu's affordable housing since the city shuttered its Department of Housing and Community Development in the wake of a corruption scandal in 1998.  Story »

Lance Wilhelm earned a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1988, and shortly after began his long career in construction.

Sunday Comic
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For Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Tourists likely won't like rail to hotels • Same-sex marriage still election issue • No need to identify candidate's religion • VA has issues but still doing good job • Council bill would punish homeless • Consensus among Hawaiians unlikely

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For Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The LG was so busy he had to miss debates?
Island Voices
Walmart will soon spell "relief" for downtown pedestrians as they wander along the Fort Street Mall, far removed from the sight of a bench on which to sit or a toilet to use.  Story »

I am not a big fan of Walmart, which is actually rather surprising. I went to college an hour north of Walmart headquarters, was in classes with some of the Walton clan, attended Economics 101 in a building named after a wealthy Walmart corporate alumnus, and even took Sam Walton's granddaughter to a fraternity dance.  Story »

When he was in the state Senate, Ben Cayetano introduced legislation to abolish the office of lieutenant governor, saying it was useless. And that was back when the office had more duties than presiding over name changes.

The event in Ukraine is very unfortunate. It may have been done by mistake, as the United States did in 1988.

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