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Wednesday, April 16, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 Progress on managing waste
Even the term HPOWER captures its potency as a waste-management strategy. The plant at Campbell Industrial Park stands as a recycling success story, deriving electricity from waste that otherwise takes up a lot more space in Oahu's limited landfill space. Story »
Insight
As our community works together to raise awareness of the heartbreaking results of child abuse during Prevent Child Abuse Month in April, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser is bringing to light how important it is to be vigilant and persistent in reporting suspected abuse and neglect. Story »

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Richard Rosenblum, 63, was "a very happy fella" in retirement on Hawaii island in 2008 when a recruiter happened along and pitched a new job opportunity to him: president and chief executive officer of Hawaiian Electric Co.


Sunday Comic
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For Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Rally for kupuna at Capitol today • GOP was wrong, ACA succeeds • Dairy farms are good neighbors; and more

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For Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Public disclosure the best option • Anti-GMO forces get legal backup

Island Voices
Today, April 16, is National Bookmobile Day, a perfect time to be more aware of our community's critical need for literacy services, especially among the underserved youth along the Waianae Coast, who are visited year-round by Hawaii Literacy's Bookmobile.  Story »

Thanks to the hard work of educators, Hawaii is a rising star among states committed to transforming schools and improving education for every child.  Story »

The Los Angeles Times reported on Abercrombie's recollections of the death of Hawaii's senior Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, and the passing of a letter from Inouye to Abercrombie asking that U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa be appointed to replace him in the Senate.


Synopsis: A wonderful Hawaiian language trip to Kaho'olawe.


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.



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Dr. HAPPY (Physician To The Dead)
Given his name, lots of people thought Dr. Christopher Happy would become a psychiatrist or pediatrician. Read More »
 
Where Bruno Got His Start
The father of Bruno Mars – who returns home for three shows this week – talks about the star’s musical origins and the family that loves him. Read More »