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Sunday, April 20, 2014         

Editorials

Our View
 Turtle Bay deal offers lessons for the future
The inking of a deal limiting development at Turtle Bay sends two messages to the public, one seemingly at odds with the other Story »
Insight
In 2012, the state transferred 30 acres of prime real estate in Kakaako to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA), in a long-awaited settlement of the state's outstanding debt to Native Hawaiians.  Story »

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Tony Gill is a second-generation labor attorney and former Democratic Party of Hawaii official who believes that only people who publicly support the Democratic Party of Hawaii should be able to pick its candidates.


Sunday Comic
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For Sunday, April 20, 2014
Council encouraging the ruin of Honolulu • Give incentives for people to vote • Autistic children need more services • Donated cord blood can be the difference • OHA just trying to get true value of its land • Why block OHA from development spree? • OHA efforts benefit Hawaiian community and more

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For Saturday, April 19, 2014
Guam resolves to modify Jones Act • Connector probe still a good idea

Island Voices
As the legislative session prepares to enter its final decision-making phase, particularly looking at where investments can be made to secure future economic development and diversification, our legislators would do well to consider the state Department of Business, Economic and Tourism (DBEDT)'s initiative to ramp up foreign student recruitment at Hawaii's educational institutions. Story »

We are fortunate to live in a society that values advances in medicine that are based on scientifically sound research. Story »

In the mid-1960s, Hawaii's economy was largely dependent on the tourist industry, sugar and pineapple, and the military. Like then, today our economy could always use some improvement. But we should ask, "At what cost?" Story »

The last time U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa saw the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, it was when Hawaii's senior senator seriously started to plan the nuts and bolts of his succession.


Synopsis: The federal government needs to take responsibility regarding the Compact of Free Association. But in the meantime, Hawai'i should not avert its eyes elsewhere and should offer paid health care benefits to Micronesians living in Hawai'i.


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