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For Thursday, August 21, 2014
Racial disconnect in Ferguson, Mo. • Jay's comments will hurt recruiting • Hawaiian Air fees hurt local travelers; and more
For Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Hawaii treated Deedy unfairly • Add drop-off site in town for trash • Sustainability is a nuanced issue; and more
For Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Lingle predicted rail cost overruns • Ige, Abercrombie cut from same cloth • State should adopt voting by mail; and more
For Monday, August 18, 2014
Trash collection plan should be fair • Canadians won't return to Waikiki • Public should buy ‘Magnum P.I.' house • West Oahu should be main UH campus • Geothermal energy needs more support • and more
For Sunday, August 17, 2014
'Ige' the new word for improbable wins • Special interests cost Abercrombie election • New prosecutor for another Deedy trial • Airplane banners pollute isle's beauty • Bicycles should keep to side of the road • 'Residential A' rate unfair to homeowner and more
For Saturday, August 16, 2014
Trash pickups will cost more • Housing hurt by vacation rentals • Developers control Hawaii • State bungles elections again • Pedestrians cross on red lights
For Friday, August 15, 2014
Puna needed Superferry • Abercrombie alienated voters • Wrong to delay trash pickup • Chancellor for Manoa campus • Re-use materials in Ward project
For Thursday, August 14, 2014
Age could be factor in some elections • Show our aloha for Puna residents • Control prices after natural disasters • Next time, don't buy bottled water • Voters should have planned for storm • and more
For Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Abercrombie couldn't paddle • Conservative voters spoke • Declare war on ISIS terrorists • Photo showed spending waste • Madame Pele protected Oahu • Price gouging common in isles • After the storm, lots of Spam • OMPO leaders fail to perform • Hawaii deserves large stadium
For Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Ige's win a victory for public education • Families will pay for affluent seniors • Puna residents need more help • ‘Volunt-heroes' manned the polls • Voters rejected polarizing pols • A lot of workers for a fallen branch • and more
For Monday, August 11, 2014
Defacing of signs shows lack of aloha • Whale strandings concern Navy, too • Deedy trial remains important news • HECO making it hard to install solar • Chronic vagrants killing the goose • and more
For Sunday, August 10, 2014
UH administration needs more openness • Next UH president should be a puppet • Put pain on Putin for downing of airliner • Deny federal funds to corporate deserters • BOE making progress on 'leave without pay' • Immigrants welcome, but balance required and more
For Saturday, August 9, 2014
UH needs better management • Have new system to see VA doctors • Special session was just a ruse • Vinyl records still have fans • Sign-waving distracts drivers
For Friday, August 8, 2014
Water available from your tap • Political ads getting tiresome • Being forceful can be useful • Takai will make a better leader; and more
For Thursday, August 7, 2014
Tax exemption not well explained • Developments ruin beauty of Oahu • Racial tensions rife in Deedy case; and more
For Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Bicyclists help maintain roads • Voting important for our country • No drumbeat for war these days; and more
For Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Drivers must heed orders from police • Election poll shows voters intelligent • ‘Soaking the rich' bad for the poor; and more
For Monday, August 4, 2014
Benefits for seniors in bad fiscal shape • Education should be decentralized • Nondeposit glass can be used here; and more
For Sunday, August 3, 2014
Apple sabotaged by special interests • Hawaii needs to cap property-tax growth • Tax may force sales of kamaaina homes • New property tax affects rental units • Council members fail on homeless issue • Abercrombie bought by rich developers and more
For Saturday, August 2, 2014
Apple's dismissal not private issue • Did punishment fit the crime? • Every vote now extra important • Candidates lack detailed plans • Primary restricts votes to parties • Kauai fishpond in serious danger
For Friday, August 1, 2014
Does UH need a chancellor? • Politics trumps principle often • Schatz guilty by association? • Violence not always answer • Don't let trees shade PV panels • Geothermal good for Hawaii
For Thursday, July 31, 2014
Deedy trial getting too much publicity • There are no laws against stupidity • Thank teachers at start of school year; and more
For Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Politicians help only themselves • Ala Moana will be traffic central • Using rail after a flight is fine; and more
For Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Lack of sit-lie bill is disappointing • Mayor needs more help at City Council • Bus baggage rule not applied evenly • Interisland fliers might like using rail • Politics should be for the people • and more
For Monday, July 28, 2014
Vandalizing signs is poor politics • U.S. weapons fuel horrible conflicts • People who talk also need to walk; and more
For Sunday, July 27, 2014
Rail station at airport will reduce anxiety • Too bad Schatz hasn't fired his chief of staff • Palestinian violence shouldn't surprise • Take cab keys away from Abercrombie • Pension tax better than hiking the GET and more
For Saturday, July 26, 2014
How many more truck bed deaths? • Some people like Laniakea barriers • Power Five teams should join NFL • 'Addiction' same as 'dependent' • Some Hawaiians proud of U.S., too
For Friday, July 25, 2014
Homeless need support system • Bus should use microchip card • Hawaiians not served by 'trust' • Suicidal youth a rising concern • Kudos to DOT for adding lane
For Thursday, July 24, 2014
Criticism of hotel is short-sighted • Call Batman hotline to bust aerial ads • Some homeowners face daunting tax; and more
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
For Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Tourists likely won't like rail to hotels • Same-sex marriage still election issue • No need to identify candidate's religion • VA has issues but still doing good job • Council bill would punish homeless • Consensus among Hawaiians unlikely
For Monday, July 21, 2014
Candidates should address aging issue • Newbie candidates deserve our thanks • Political sign-waving an insult to voters; and more
For Sunday, July 20, 2014
Stairway to Heaven should be dismantled • Veterans' medical care should be outsourced • Local VA doctors doing fantastic job; and more
For Saturday, July 19, 2014
Queen's ouster not inside job • Birth control not like getting sick • Don't subsidize Chinatown rich • Sears joins firms that outsource • Drivers must be extra cautious
For Friday, July 18, 2014
‘Christian right' a vocal minority • Gaza is one big open-air prison • HTA windfall could fix trails • Just label food without GMOs • Art deco display deserves kudos
For Thursday, July 17, 2014
Marsh plan lacking in many key details • Regular visitors fear loss of old Waikiki • Leave King's Village as is, not for affluent; and more
For Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Thieves target store customers • Oahu has lost its tropical charm • Condo group appreciates law; and more
For Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Candidates should focus on real issues • Tourism up, even with the homeless • Israel should show more self-restraint • Hawaiians risk losing designation • Will labels explain why GMOs are bad? • Red tape burdens small businesses • Ban traffic from N. Shore beaches
For Monday, July 14, 2014
Kudos for reporting on memorial fun run • Let public have say on archery range • Let homeless use sheltered camp; and more
For Sunday, July 13, 2014
Law is murky about sovereignty issue • Haole landowners overthrew the queen • Hawaii News Now covering candidates • Schatz not forceful on illegal immigrants • Driver error often to blame in deaths and more
For Saturday, July 12, 2014
Rescind rule at HPD on tattoos • Fund cleanup of Kahoolawe • Water board grateful to Yuen • Smaller stadium is small thinking
For Friday, July 11, 2014
Hobby Lobby ruling a travesty • LED lights could be in crosswalks • Support probe into VA problem • Have students at polling places • School makes useful compost and more
For Thursday, July 10, 2014
Remove crosswalks without signals • Annexation based on illegitimate act • Preserve name of Sans Souci Beach; and more
For Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Preserve trees in Chinatown • You can choose not to drive • Build stadium near Ala Wai; and more
For Tuesday, July 8, 2014
No basis to deny climate change • Russia-Ukraine ties like U.S.-Hawaii • Hawaiians should respect DOI officials; and more
For Monday, July 7, 2014
Prosecutor should probe PRP smear • Tweak punishment for ‘sit-lie' measure • DLNR biting more than it can chew; and more
For Sunday, July 6, 2014
New disclosure law will help build trust • Prosecutors are why defense cost so much • Online businesses not paying fair share • Common sense missing in action and more
For Saturday, July 5, 2014
Tour buses were cause of traffic • Park regulations applied unfairly • Kingdoms come and go, always • Corporations get special status
For Friday, July 4, 2014
Barriers seem to be working • Isle delegates clearly partisan • New stadium best in Kapolei • Remove some stadium seats • Headlines tell different story and more
For Thursday, July 3, 2014
Money for homeless seems unreasonable • Demand outpacing our infrastructure • Foam food-box ban worth extra cost; and more
For Wednesday, July 2, 2014
State had plenty of time to inspect TV stations need to cover forums Hawaiians have history at marsh Marsh plan about tourism and more
For Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Hawaiians need to work together • Take responsibility for pain medication • Restrict access to restore marsh; and more
For Monday, June 30, 2014
Keep Zipper Lane for afternoon drive • Homeless in photos should be named • Homeless in Waikiki don't deserve pity; and more
For Sunday, June 29, 2014
Only teachers held to 'instructional time' • Sedona, Ariz., offers example for DLNR • Plan provides upside for Kawainui Marsh • Marsh plan will benefit just a few • Incentive isn't there for affordable housing and more
For Saturday, June 28, 2014
Chinatown needs public toilets • Public can use charity's toilets • Admit mistakes and move on • Center in marsh is not despoiling • Read the plan and be alarmed
For Friday, June 27, 2014
Hard workers have hard time • Gift of canoe was admirable • VA simply needs more physicians • Cayetano has no right to grumble • Smear adviser on Schatz's staff
For Thursday, June 26, 2014
Sovereignty could turn out very badly • Higher pay would offset need for aid • Pain killers become a pain themselves; and more
For Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Expect more dirty politics • PRP ‘apology' was inadequate • Don't execute criminals here; and more
For Tuesday, June 24, 2014
UH doesn't need presidential library • Airports were there before the houses • Electric car has met all expectations; and more
For Monday, June 23, 2014
Weight problems not easy to solve • Don't put buildings in Kawainui Marsh • High-rises will hasten our demise
For Sunday, June 22, 2014
Candidates should stop pandering to us • Native Hawaiians must proceed quickly • Way to lasting peace is via spiritual unity • Abolish bonuses for government workers • Better rules needed for hiking trails and more
For Saturday, June 21, 2014
Not all veterans treated poorly • Democrats push residents away • Homelessness is an emergency • Hawaii attractive to the homeless
For Friday, June 20, 2014
Build library on higher site • Divert bonuses to VA victims • Seals better than veterans? • Airline noise in Ewa not new • Compostability a good feature • ‘Sit-lie' bill will need muscle
For Thursday, June 19, 2014
Governor, mayor ruining Honolulu • Put learning center on Kakaako land • Pool at Natatorium would serve many; and more
For Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Privatize pickup of bulky items • PRP apology barely readable • Plan for marsh is inconceivable; and more
For Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Don't use marsh for Hawaiian center • Public had say in Kailua marsh plan • PRP apology should have been stronger; and more
For Monday, June 16, 2014
City spending plan will help Chinatown • Oahu cabs may be in for a rough ride • Superferry is sorely missed by residents; and more
For Sunday, June 15, 2014
Senior living facility would be good for UH • Gun crimes reflect deeper problems • More fan attendance would help UH sports • Entitlements subvert quest for sovereignty and more
For Saturday, June 14, 2014
Did isle delegates ignore VA issue? • Food stamps not sign of progress • Towers will have too many cars • Public toilets just address symptom • Serious accident likely in Kailua
For Friday, June 13, 2014
Big government is the problem • VA employees must face music • Give Honokaa historical status • Foam boxes ban worth the price
For Thursday, June 12, 2014
High-rises go up while people suffer • Congress derelict in firearms regulation • Food container ban would raise prices; and more
For Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Bulky pickup plan is flawed • Just augment current service • Isles need more public restrooms; and more
For Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Groundbreaking was a bit suspicious • 801 South will help supply housing • Put kids of DOE staff in public schools; and more
For Monday, June 9, 2014
Use Natatorium for beach volleyball • Sovereignty should not be about race • Stop building until homelessness solved; and more
For Sunday, June 8, 2014
Company should honor height limit • Waikiki is drowning in high-rise buildings • Gun violence seems to be unstoppable • Second Amendment meant for individuals • Homelessness caused by outsourcing of jobs and more
For Saturday, June 7, 2014
Submit a letter for HART's time capsule • Traffic not being managed well • UH should play in lesser division • Matayoshi fights for better schools • ‘Lowly' soldiers backbone of U.S.
For Friday, June 6, 2014
Congratulations, David Lassner • Hawaii deaths in WWI very few • John Rogers not forgotten • Traffic cops not doing enough • Foam boxes generally toxic and more
For Thursday, June 5, 2014
Was Bergdahl trade worth the cost? • Pre-K spending a waste of money • DOE doesn't listen to those in schools; and more
For Wednesday, June 4, 2014
UH chief search was poorly done • Traffic lights need adjusting • Southwest Air welcome here; and more
For Tuesday, June 3, 2014
Assemble task force on homelessness • Homeless won't simply disappear • Kauai father victim of overreaction; and more
For Monday, June 2, 2014
Federal law aimed at private sector • Some homeless are just plain indolent • Solid solutions still exist for homeless; and more
For Sunday, June 1, 2014
Waikiki Natatorium even now looks grand • Cost to fix Natatorium seems overestimated • PUC chairwoman should be dismissed • UH doesn't need Division I sports • Educating our keiki is most critical issue and more
For Saturday, May 31, 2014
Shinseki handled situation well • Homeless camps ruining our city • UH interviews served the public • Offer June Jones UH presidency? • Evening traffic on H-1 is absurd • Win more games to cut UH deficit
For Friday, May 30, 2014
Hawaii cannot sustain growth • Veterans should be top priority • Fire Congress, not Shinseki • Single-payer system is fine • DOE execs need to get out more
For Thursday, May 29, 2014
Older buildings build community • Help appreciated on internment site • World owes a debt to Harding and King; and more
For Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Defense bill bloated by pork • Stick to facts on Japan radiation • We need more public restrooms • Help homeless help themselves • Wealthy Waikiki can help poor • Keep arches, lose the pool • Grizzly bears belong in wild
For Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Don't lose sight of animal welfare • Hawaii ideal to host conservationists • The homeless are human beings, too • VA in Hawaii serves its 'customers' well and more
For Monday, May 26, 2014
Shine light on VA's structural problems • Fukushima disaster is real Pacific threat • Government works by different rules • Wiercinski works well with others • Restoration group grateful for support • Involve homeless in maintaining park
For Sunday, May 25, 2014
Honouliuli memorial will serve the future • We all have to help solve homelessness • Why so hard to ban homeless from parks? • Free beach better than restored Natatorium • Let's fix, not ‘fight' over, health programs • Amendment proposal not about vouchers • Dog owners ignoring leash law at beach • Oahu SPCA needs to make some changes
For Saturday, May 24, 2014
DHS doing its part on Medicaid • UH regents can’t shoot straight • Kim should quit meddling at UH • Animal shelter could use help • Temperature too cold on buses •
For Friday, May 23, 2014
Politics blurs deeper issue • OHA harmed its credibility • Don't mix UH and military • Wiercinski is excellent choice • Music show was superb
For Thursday, May 22, 2014
Rail ridership will take care of itself • Let private schools take public funds • Internment camps weren't ‘good' at all; and more
For Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Wiercinski pick is unacceptable • Retired general highly qualified • Cachola should pay back funds • Online sales save us money • Local VA center deserves praise • Politicians need to visit Waikiki and more
For Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Kaneshiro crusade getting tiresome • Center can aid QUEST enrollment • Kapiolani Archery Park still not open; and more
For Monday, May 19, 2014
Rail plans leading to mini-Honolulus • Hawaiians can gain sovereignty on own • Homeless a danger to our public health; and more
For Sunday, May 18, 2014
Schools harmed by top-down culture • Lawmaker breaking law is not a surprise • Shinseki not given resources he needs • Why so many waivers for UH candidate? • Actions, not words, are what matter and more
For Saturday, May 17, 2014
Wiercinski has fine background • Wiercinski pick is refreshing • Pono Choices should be tossed • We can't arrest all the homeless
For Friday, May 16, 2014
Crabbe is best OHA CEO yet • Time to vote out bad politicians • Homeless just move elsewhere • Governor's vow still unfulfilled and more
For Thursday, May 15, 2014
Other cities have banished homeless • Stadium displaced homes to begin with • Regents didn't pick enough candidates • Academics haven't done so well at UH • Monsanto trying to buy AJA support and more
For Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Lassner already the chosen one? • Hire both guys to lead the UH • Critics unfair to Wiercinski; and more

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