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Wednesday, January 28, 2015         

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 Make digital learning a priority
Educational technology is no longer a luxury in elementary and secondary schools. It is an essential 21st century learning tool, in private and public schools alike. Story »
There are lots of lessons Gov. David Ige undoubtedly took away from his decisive victory over his predecessor, Neil Abercrombie, as to what mistakes he would not repeat. Judging by his first State of the State address delivered Monday at the state Capitol, one of the takeaways must have been: Don't overpromise.  Story »

Island Voices
For decades, the State Land Use Law has protected our environment, cultural heritage and quality of life.  Story »

For Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Don't give HART a blank check • Rail facilitating crass land grab • Lead was buried on airline story; and more

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For Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Nominee's hearing sure to be lively • Pahoa could use escape routes
Insight
Hawaii is still a long way from having liquefied natural gas as a major component in its energy portfolio, replacing some of the oil used in electrical generation and filling the needs of customers who use gas directly. Story »

It all started, said Alicia Moy, about five years ago, when the two oil refineries serving Hawaii were contemplating pulling up stakes. Story »

As we begin a new year and a new Congress, we have opportunities to accomplish a great deal to build a sustainable future that creates educational opportunities for our keiki, protects Medicare and Social Security for our kupuna, and strengthens our middle-class families for a healthy and secure economy.  Story »

As one of the newest members of Congress, I am honored to serve the constituency of the 1st Congressional District of Hawaii.  Story »

Sunday Comic
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Located at the foot of Diamond Head, Waikiki Elementary School has test scores to prove that something special is going on there. Moreover, Caine is not the first teacher from that school to be named state public school teacher of the year; colleague Matthew Lawrence was chosen in 2014.

What, no canoe? It may be a sign of our progress as a state that Gov. David Ige was able to deliver his first State of the State speech and not once in the half-hour address were we bundled into a canoe.

Synopsis: A eulogy for a beloved mother who recently passed away.

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.


Saving Faces
Airwaves and print media were flooding the news into every astonished household: America had performed its first face transplant. Read More »
 
The Electric Ride
The E-GO electric skateboard travels at about 12 mph, with a range of about 18 miles per charge. And you still get some exercise just by balancing. plus, it’s fun Read More »
 

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