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Wednesday, November 26, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 Students should be UH priority
The unpleasant business of balancing the University of Hawaii-Manoa's budget cost one chancellor his job and continues to bedevil his successor. UH's flagship campus, while not bleeding red ink, is drawing down on its financial reserves at an unsustainable rate.  Story »
Island Voices
Last summer, at the request of Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro, I traveled to Honolulu and conducted a daylong training session with his prosecutors and the Honolulu police.  Story »

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 »

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 Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Molokai, Lanai part of state, too • New bike lane goes overboard • Kudos for series on child abuse; and more

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For Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Warn folks about hidden dangers • Blank votes also affect elections
2014 Endorsements
Sunday Comic
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After four years of Gov. Neil Abercrombie's shoot-from-the-hip leadership style, Democrats in the state Legislature are now expecting David Ige to be a governor who reaches for the conference call before the sound bite.

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.


30 Years Of City Lights
One of the best things about Christmas in Hawaii, Honolulu City Lights, debuts a new set of characters when the tree lights go on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. Read More »
 
Zipping Along The North Shore
A new multi-zipline operation traverses some of the most amazing scenery on the North Shore Read More »
 

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