Friday, December 19, 2014         


Our View
 Police Commission needs to act
According to its mission statement, the Honolulu Police Commission aims to "enhance the public confidence, trust and support in the integrity, fairness and respect of the police department, its officers and employees."  Story »
Island Voices
On Dec. 12, the Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources approved a month-to-month revocable permit to allow rock climbing at the basalt wall known as Mokuleia Wall on Oahu's North Shore. Story »

We are excited by the Mamoru and Aiko Takitani Foundation's launch of the Education Institute of Hawaii. The result is an important discussion on where our public school system heads next. Story »

On Dec. 17, 1964, at a press conference resembling a scene out of the '60s-genre show, "Mad Men," architect Vladimir Ossipoff declared a "War on Ugliness." Ossipoff was incoming president of the American Institute of Architects Hawaii Chapter, and his declaration of war wasn't about razing ugly buildings and replacing them with beautiful ones.  Story »

For Friday, December 19, 2014
Payroll tax cut welcome relief • Can't Obamas use helicopter? • Cycle track promotes safety • Money, winning not everything • Teo deserved a mention, too


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For Friday, December 19, 2014
Hackers who the White House linked to North Korea have intimidated Sony Pictures into scrapping "The Interview," a comedy depicting the assassination of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
Harrison Rue is administrator of the city's transit-oriented development (TOD) program, helping to direct the way the city intersects — and how all the other transit modes connect — with the rail project. Story »

Bikeway improvements, such as the cycle track Honolulu has just built, are not the only concern for Gil Penalosa and his advocacy group, 8-80 Cities, but they're a big part of it.  Story »

Sunday Comic
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Barely two weeks as chief of the city's new Office of Strategic Development, Sandra Pfund is working to fast-track housing on city property, especially for homeless people who need "wraparound" mental-health and social services.

Dawn Amano-Ige is standing alone at the edge of Washington Place's lanai watching this columnist trudge through the back lawn between the security guards and the state Capitol.

Another football player from Hawai‘i has a chance to win the Heisman trophy.

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.

2014 FBWA Kimona Ball
Filipino Business Women’s Association Foundation hosted its 2014 Kimona Ball at Dole Cannery Ballroom. Read More »
RECIPE: Wasabi Mustard Potato Salad
For your next luau or office potluck, make this recipe and make some new friends. There is a new potato salad in town — and here it is. Read More »

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