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Monday, July 28, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 Limited sit-lie bill better than nothing
The City Council has let the perfect be the enemy of the good — the necessary, in fact — by walking away from the imperative to improve Waikiki's rapidly decaying public spaces. Story »
Island Voices
Perspective is needed in the discussion for extending the rail surcharge, an extension that could lead to unintended consequences if used to fund operations and maintenance (O&M). Story »

I have worked in the addiction field in Hawaii for 35 years and facilitated the Family Program at Hina Mauka Recovery Center in Kaneohe for 12 years.  Story »

Insight
Coming off a tumultuous period that saw a group of retired principals publicly, albeit unsuccessfully, seek her ouster, Hawaii schools Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi looks forward to the 2014-15 school year as one that will prove the worth of enormously hard work carried out in public schools over the past few years.  Story »

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 »

In his rare free moments at home in Kailua, Wayne Pfeffer does his best to enjoy his new Hawaii environment. At 62, the two daughters are grown, he has remarried and makes sure he takes what time remains to head to the beach and bike paths.

For Monday, July 28, 2014
Vandalizing signs is poor politics • U.S. weapons fuel horrible conflicts • People who talk also need to walk; and more

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For Monday, July 28, 2014
More airline competition? Bring it on! • Computer snafus in Hawaii embarrassing
2014 Endorsements
Sunday Comic
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Who knew that Gov. Neil Abercrombie driving a hack would be the big issue of the 2014 political season?

Synopsis: Hawai'i is in the era of enlightenment.

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Prudential Locations’ Breakfast Of Champions
Prudential Locations’ Kapahulu office served free fried rice to the public, and agents and staff members lined Kapahulu Avenue to say mahalo with celebratory signs. Read More »
 
Battling Arthritis One Day At A Time
July is nationally recognized as Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month. Kawamura educates the public about this disease, and tells me that in Hawaii more than 1,200 kids are officially diagnosed with this autoimmune disorder. Read More »
 

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