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Wednesday, July 23, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 Experience makes the difference
Other than a very few hot electoral battles this election cycle — Sen. Malama Solomon will face off again with her predecessor in that Hawaii island seat, Lorraine Inouye — there will be few challenges to the status quo in the Legislature. Story »
Insight
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 »

Honolulu leaders have wrestled over what role city government should play in managing Oahu's affordable housing since the city shuttered its Department of Housing and Community Development in the wake of a corruption scandal in 1998.  Story »

Lance Wilhelm earned a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 1988, and shortly after began his long career in construction.

Sunday Comic
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For Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Fleeing children could use love • Stadium seating should be 50,000 • Judge King was proved correct • Proposed bans about arrogance • Rachel's suitor is inconsiderate • Public opposes aerial billboards • Political signs littering island • UH mission isn't to fund football

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For Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The LG was so busy he had to miss debates?
Island Voices
RIMPAC 2014 is the world's largest international maritime exercise designed to build cooperative and adaptive partnerships. Story »

Walmart will soon spell "relief" for downtown pedestrians as they wander along the Fort Street Mall, far removed from the sight of a bench on which to sit or a toilet to use.  Story »

When he was in the state Senate, Ben Cayetano introduced legislation to abolish the office of lieutenant governor, saying it was useless. And that was back when the office had more duties than presiding over name changes.

The event in Ukraine is very unfortunate. It may have been done by mistake, as the United States did in 1988.

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