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Monday, September 01, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 HECO plan falls short of transformative
Hawaiian Electric Co. last week submitted a Power Supply Improvement Plan in response to repeated orders by the state Public Utilities Commission to develop a more sustainable business model.  Story »
Island Voices
In March, the University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization forecast Oahu single-family home prices at near $700,000. In June, the median price of an Oahu single-family home reached $700,000 for the first time, according to a July report by the Honolulu Board of Realtors.  Story »

There have been questions as to why Puna Geothermal Venture's 38-mega- watt power generating station remained online when Tropical Storm Iselle was imminent.  Story »

Insight
Larry Geller, a longtime community activist for various organizations but testifying before the City Council as an individual, said he "bristled" upon hearing Mayor Kirk Caldwell describing Honolulu as on the "vanguard" for Housing First. Story »

Political iconoclast Ed Case was back in the media spotlight on primary-election night, but not because he was running for office.

For Sunday, August 31, 2014
HECO energy plan will kill PV industry • Changing rules now unfair to PV owners • Taxi companies must adapt to competition • University has its priorities mixed up • Justice in Palestine must involve all sides and more

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For Saturday, August 30, 2014
Every misfortune isn't a 'disaster' • Expect more tourists from Asia
2014 Endorsements
Sunday Comic
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Republicans are firming up a public strategy to use in the race for governor. The historic rejection of Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie by fellow Democrats in the primary election empowers the GOP to argue for its candidate, former Lt. Gov. James "Duke" Aiona.

Synopsis: A new City Council bill raising the smoking age to 21 advances.

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Letting Keiki Find Their Own Passion
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