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Tuesday, September 16, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 More senior housing needed
As the baby-boomers have aged over the decades, they've left an outsized imprint on how society is structured and how communities are built. They took charge in the workplace, and the business world adapted to women pushing for top jobs and other trend lines. Story »
Island Voices
We've all heard that Hawaiian Electric Co.'s energy plan will triple rooftop solar by 2030, lower our bills and exceed the state's goals to install renewable generation. Sounds great — but does HECO have a plan to see it through? Story »

Recent events in Syria and Iraq indicate there is a group of savages who decline to respect the rights of others to live in their plane of existence so long as they do not share the same belief system. Story »

Insight
The consensus of the five executives who met Wednesday with the Honolulu Star-Advertiser's editorial board: Hawaii's public schools have made remarkable progress overall, and individual schools are generally much better than they're given credit for. Story »

In the 14 months that Ivan Lui-Kwan has chaired the board of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, the controversial Oahu fixed-rail project has emerged from an obstacle course -- a daunting one by any standard.

For Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Show zero tolerance for domestic abuse • Police do great job of protecting us • ‘Residential A' tax needs to be fixed • How do we help those who refuse it? • Mayor should sign ‘sit-lie' bill into law • Columnist correct about ‘casino lust'

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For Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Margaret Waldron's claim to fame revived • The going gets greener at Turtle Bay
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The race for governor is confounding because of a number: 157,000. Politicians run with their heart, but in the background there is also a spreadsheet running, calculating and recalculating what you need to win.

With football players and police abusing women, this is a perfect time for the 20th Annual Men’s March Against Violence, on Oct. 23.

Some schools call it Early Prevention of School Failure; others call it Early Intervention for School Success. The names don’t matter since the goal is the same: to spot problems and correct them before they’ve had a chance to grow.


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Rebuilding Aloha United Way
City Mill is much more than a hardware store. President and CEO Steven Ai is building support for Aloha United Way 2014 Read More »
 
East vs. West: Spare The Citizenry
Anjem Choudary, a British extremist, says the flag of Islam will fly over the White House. It never will. Read More »
 

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