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Tuesday, January 27, 2015         

Editorials

Our View
 Ige’s goals show caution to a fault
There are lots of lessons Gov. David Ige undoubtedly took away from his decisive victory over his predecessor, Neil Abercrombie, as to what mistakes he would not repeat. Judging by his first State of the State address delivered Monday at the state Capitol, one of the takeaways must have been: Don't overpromise.  Story »
We build schools, hospitals, community centers, and places to work and play. And we safeguard the things that are important to us: our families, our freedoms, our environment and our future — because this is our home. Story »

Island Voices
We're about halfway through the "temporary" general excise tax surcharge that is funding the construction of Honolulu's heavy rail project.  Story »

For Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Pro golfer's story sounds a bit fishy • Military helicopters risky to those below • Brain drain applies to not just young; and more

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For Tuesday, January 27, 2015
All in a day's work for saviors at sea • Judy Collins shares stage with fellow folk singer
Insight
Hawaii is still a long way from having liquefied natural gas as a major component in its energy portfolio, replacing some of the oil used in electrical generation and filling the needs of customers who use gas directly. Story »

It all started, said Alicia Moy, about five years ago, when the two oil refineries serving Hawaii were contemplating pulling up stakes. Story »

As we begin a new year and a new Congress, we have opportunities to accomplish a great deal to build a sustainable future that creates educational opportunities for our keiki, protects Medicare and Social Security for our kupuna, and strengthens our middle-class families for a healthy and secure economy.  Story »

As one of the newest members of Congress, I am honored to serve the constituency of the 1st Congressional District of Hawaii.  Story »

Sunday Comic
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Located at the foot of Diamond Head, Waikiki Elementary School has test scores to prove that something special is going on there. Moreover, Caine is not the first teacher from that school to be named state public school teacher of the year; colleague Matthew Lawrence was chosen in 2014.

What, no canoe? It may be a sign of our progress as a state that Gov. David Ige was able to deliver his first State of the State speech and not once in the half-hour address were we bundled into a canoe.

Synopsis: A eulogy for a beloved mother who recently passed away.

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.


Waikele Road Improvements To Relieve Traffic Jams
Aloha! We begin our legislative session this week, meeting for 60 working days over the course of the next 15 weeks or so, with adjournment scheduled for May 7. Read More »
 
Local Pageant Pro Vies For USA National Miss Preteen Title
Torres began her journey into the world of pageantry at the age of 5, after spotting a pretty pageant flier in the mail. Read More »
 

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