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Friday, November 21, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 Prosecutor must tighten ship
When he first sought to return to the city Prosecutor's Office in the 2010 special election, Keith Kaneshiro touted his eight years holding the job previously, as well as his tenure as state Public Safety director. Story »
Island Voices
Hawaiians are moving forward with plans for a delegate election and a Hawaiian Constitutional Convention in 2015 to propose a Native Hawaiian governing entity that will succeed the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs.  Story »

With record traffic congestion in Honolulu, and the rebidding of station proposals that has pushed the rail project back, it's high time to adopt an "all of the above" approach to commuting and transportation on Oahu.  Story »

Insight
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 »

If Oahu land-use authorities could channel their counterparts in Santa Clara, Calif., some affordable-housing developers in Hawaii would count that as a real plus. Story »

As Veterans Day approaches, your VA Pacific Islands Health Care System would like to express our appreciation and thanks to all who have served, or are currently serving in the armed forces. 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 Friday, November 21, 2014
Abused kids need attention • Is it lava or fire that destroys? • UH should ditch athletics costs • Uber's novelty not an excuse • Blank votes are not ‘no' votes

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For Friday, November 21, 2014
More employed better for us all • Building waste put to good use
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Sunday Comic
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Just watching McKinley High School and University of Hawaii graduate Tammy Duckworth walk into a room leaves you in awe. It was just 10 years ago that a rocket-propelled grenade fired by insurgents north of Baghdad tore into a Black Hawk helicopter, with then-National Guard Capt. Duckworth sitting in the right pilot's seat.

Synopsis: The 8th Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Proverbs in Tavira, Portugal, hosted by the Associação Internacional de Paremiologia/International Association of Paremiology (AIP-IAP), the Municipality of Tavira and the Hotels Porta Nova and Vila Galé, was a success, with representatives from about 30 countries sharing their research on paremiology.

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