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Friday, November 28, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 City, state must perform better
Sometimes, the convergence of government blunders is so startling that it cannot pass unrebuked. So it was recently, when side-by-side news stories on one day revealed how "the system" is failing its citizens, from ongoing Handi-Van snafus to a mishandled negligent-homicide case, to an accused child-assaulting teacher being cleared to teach here. Story »
Island Voices
"Solar on every roof" has been my message to the people of Hawaii for the past eight years. Going forward, it may be "solar on every roof — and storage batteries under every house."  Story »

Last summer, at the request of Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Keith Kaneshiro, I traveled to Honolulu and conducted a daylong training session with his prosecutors and the Honolulu police.  Story »

Insight
The call for school empowerment has intensified over the past year, as dictates by the federal government and the state Department of Education galvanized some principals and teachers to warn that students will suffer as local communities lose control of their neighborhood schools. Story »

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 »

Jeffrey Kissel has largely weathered the first open-enrollment period of his tenure as executive director of the Hawaii Health Connector.

For Friday, November 28, 2014
Was Kaneshiro not forthright? • Army departure offers benefits • Article showed Army's mindset; and more

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For Friday, November 28, 2014
Today significant in Hawaii history • Construction pain won't last forever
2014 Endorsements
Sunday Comic
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It is election night: David Ige has just won the governorship and on Maui, Stephanie Ohigashi, Hawaii state Democratic Party chairwoman, is looking at her phone.

Synopsis: A number of students have demonstrated that the fight for what is right is the most enlightening experience to be gained at the University of Hawaii.

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.


Top Polynesian Players Of The Year
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