Thursday, January 29, 2015         

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For Thursday, January 29, 2015
DLNR nominee needs fair hearing • Make changes to rail transit system • No confidence in city, state leaders • Rail offers commute and a lovely view • Don't depend on military for money • Ask hard questions about NextEra now • Hold solar project hearings in Waianae
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
For Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Pro golfer's story sounds a bit fishy • Military helicopters risky to those below • Brain drain applies to not just young; and more
For Monday, January 26, 2015
Pleas to keep Army in Hawaii insulting • Build fewer stations to save on rail costs • Front page ignored holiday for King; and more
For Sunday, January 25, 2015
Tort reform would cure doctor shortage • Refinery residuals also should be burned • It's way easier for Portland to fund rail • Never assume drivers can see pedestrians • Building trust, unity should be a priority and more
For Saturday, January 24, 2015
Protect people from pesticides • Cut military on Big Island, too • City doesn't care about our needs; and more
For Friday, January 23, 2015
Tax surcharge likely to stay • Keep lobbyists away from PUC • Obama seems to ignore voters • NFL exploiting federal tax law • Equal rights is U.S. heritage
For Thursday, January 22, 2015
Attitudes separate bikers and drivers • Military is a vital economic partner • Johanson betrayed campaign donors • Not all homeless are irresponsible • To drive and text is to risk fatalities • Beach rentals could help fund park
For Wednesday, January 21, 2015
It's tragic if rail won't ease traffic • Little upside for taxed tourists • ‘Justice' too easy under lax system; and more
For Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Try out cycle track, then form opinion • Safety campaign rough on wallet • UH football will never be ‘cash cow'; and more
For Monday, January 19, 2015
Heinous acts need different treatment • Kakaako waterfront not place for library • People can adapt to plastic bag ban; and more
For Sunday, January 18, 2015
Draw down military to help end poverty • HPD has hard task educating pedestrians • Kakaako becoming a miniature Dubai • There are 2 sides to Common Core coin • Kudos to all helping to improve Waikiki and more
For Saturday, January 17, 2015
Removal of trees was devastating • Uncertainty is only certainty • Many homeless just irresponsible; and more
For Friday, January 16, 2015
We need more low-cost homes • Decentralized power is better • GOP bigwigs finance losers • Flashing lights could save lives • Old Puuloa looking great and more
For Thursday, January 15, 2015
Supporting Army here is criminal • 3-strikes law would help dampen crime • Hawaii should legalize casinos • Mariota made many isle residents proud • Furoshiki is option to using plastic bags and more
For Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Unclear rules hard to follow • Crosswalks need flashing lights • Education board not open enough; and more
For Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Take honest look at costs of Army • HEI brass profit, ratepayers suffer • Keystone benefits U.S. and its ally; and more
For Monday, January 12, 2015
Commission should remove chief now • Legislator going outside his purview • Rail needs to stand on its own merits; and more
For Sunday, January 11, 2015
Zoo is a huge waste of prime real estate • Homeless deserve humane treatment • Closing Leahi Hospital would be unfortunate • Where is the aloha at Hawaiian Airlines? • Rail's advantages will make up for its costs and more
For Saturday, January 10, 2015
Restoring stream would be great • 'Super senior' an inspiration • Obama doesn't deserve thanks; and more
For Friday, January 9, 2015
‘Co-chief' job isn't practical • Kealoha has proven himself • Size limit for ahi still too small • Bulky items not being picked up • Stand united for free speech
For Thursday, January 8, 2015
It's good to monitor pedestrian safety • Mariota's statistics eclipsed Winston's • Movie criticism too politically correct • U.S. commits abuses in Cuba as well • Let's just finish rail the best way we can • It's obvious rail will go over budget
For Wednesday, January 7, 2015
We can control vacation rentals • Being green just about money? • More vehicles emitting soot; and more
For Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Aila did a great job as director of DLNR • Aila will be missed by DLNR employees • Vacation rentals getting off too easy; and more
For Monday, January 5, 2015
Let's hope Schatz controls spending • Kailua residents get lesson in karma • Not all sports teams reported on equally; and more
For Sunday, January 4, 2015
Fixing potholes isn't enough sometimes Johanson changed parties but not views Arms treaty should be a Senate priority Homelessness goes back to '60s reforms Hawaii lucky to call Mariota a native son and more
For Saturday, January 3, 2015
Electricity poles so 20th century • ‘The Interview' is irresponsible • Jay speaking in the wilderness?; and more
For Friday, January 2, 2015
Legalize existing vacation rentals • Sue to stop rail transit project • Can NextEra lower our costs? • UH can't afford big-time football • City misleading us on cycle track
For Thursday, January 1, 2015
Gov. Ige already showing good sense • Don't spend money on Obama library • Letter on Obamas was very welcome; and more
For Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Mayor should be enforcing laws • Medical science always evolving • No need to study homelessness • Sidewalks often inaccessible and more
For Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Vacation rentals better neighbors • Contractors control cost of rail transit • Oahu improved by transit projects; and more
For Monday, December 29, 2014
History will be kind to Barack Obama • Christmas was day for great memories • Keiki's drawings wonderful to see; and more
For Sunday, December 28, 2014
Don't make taxpayers pay for private roads • Best option for rail is to stop building it • Sale of HEI to NextEra comes with questions • Stop treating pot like a Schedule I drug • Let's hope cycle track is just the beginning and more
For Saturday, December 27, 2014
We can't afford Obama library • Spare us from bungling officials • Could NextEra be Trojan Horse? • Rail's finances mind-boggling • Kudos for terrific UH hoops games
For Friday, December 26, 2014
Make it easier for pot patients • New budget bill goes backward • Cyclists should obey laws, too; and more
For Thursday, December 25, 2014
Times are hard, but be thankful anyway • Tell your keiki how much you love them • Taiwan and China benefit each other; and more
For Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Rail costs likely will soar higher • Money for rail had better uses • It's not too late to alter rail plan; and more
For Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Rail reflects failure to grasp limitations • Slater and Cayetano were right after all • Like H-3, people will grow to like rail; and more
For Monday, December 22, 2014
Ohana zoning could help provide homes • Require bicyclists to carry insurance • Wheelchair results were not reported • Plant-based diet best for the planet • Stop lava by cooling it into solid rock
For Sunday, December 21, 2014
Obama library here would benefit many Kakaako waterfront should remain open Many questions about NextEra bid for HEI Sony should have rejected movie script and more
For Saturday, December 20, 2014
Prosecute those who tortured • HPD responded fast to 911 call • Please add more bicycle tracks • Night bicyclists need to be lit up • Roads in Waikiki in need of repair
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
For Thursday, December 18, 2014
'Slim line' seats ruin flying experience • Internet should be open to everyone • King Street was oasis for drivers • Honolulu not ready for new cycle track • Keep ownership of HECO in Hawaii • UH hiring decisions should be about 'fit'
For Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Get solar power before too late • Mariota made us all proud • Hawaii talent could lead UH • Jay deserves Hawaii's thanks • We need more bicycle tracks • ‘Conflict' zones oddly are green • Cycle track lacks a payoff • Kailua also had quaint charm
For Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Honolulu is going in right direction • Cyclists using track will gain in number • Bike track designer should be fired • Anti-Zionism about Israel expansionism • Christmas a time for wishful thinking • Traffic accidents should be big news
For Monday, December 15, 2014
Please speak out for the monk seals • Our leaders should heed these letters • Big-name coaches critical to success • NextEra should engage with public • Bike track serving very few bicyclists • Bike track making it safer for everyone
For Sunday, December 14, 2014
Separate public sector from charity drives • King Street bike track just needs some time • Bike track needs more obvious signage • Campaign ‘reform' would muzzle speech • CIA director should not support torture and more
For Saturday, December 13, 2014
Burch, Vizzone are real heroes • Cycle track likely to cause accident • 'Stupidity' claim is easily proven • Endure flags or leave Kailua • Aid to homeless encourages them
For Friday, December 12, 2014
Homelessness needs analysis • Hawaii should copy Denmark • Political parties can trump PACs • Christmas not about shopping • Jay should stay for '15 season and more
For Thursday, December 11, 2014
NextEra committed to customers first • Technology makes Act 195 obsolete • Leaders ignorant of responsibilities • Locals can't afford houses on Oahu • Electric skateboards good idea for youth • King Street parking could be hazardous
For Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Rules can hinder pain treatments • Rail project wreaks havoc • HECO should be publicly owned • 70-plus folks can contribute much • Fed-up fans will fire Chow • Save football with new coach • Public housing could use ADUs
For Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Ratepayers should be HECO's owners • Mopeds are noisy and dangerous • Encourage building of mobile homes • Only magic will get rid of the homeless • Kudos to Suzuki for lighting decorations • Ho‘opili OK reflects flawed process
For Monday, December 8, 2014
Police misdeeds are disappointing • Prosecutor tilted cases for accused • Homelessness fault of illegal aliens • Bike track must cost more than $100K • Honolulu becoming more livable city • Age limits should apply to politicians
For Sunday, December 7, 2014
Most DOE workers are upstanding folks • Public schools need to focus on students • Micronesians deserve more media coverage • UH provides timely, affordable education • Solar farms better than golf courses and more
For Saturday, December 6, 2014
OHA was asking wrong question • Anti-Zionism hard to fathom • Downtown used to be pleasant • Mexico has long bond with U.S. • HECO income should stay here
For Friday, December 5, 2014
Quit blocking more housing • Punishment was inadequate • Shopping mall demotes Santa • Don't rescind mileage order • Bike lane looks rather perilous
For Thursday, December 4, 2014
It was nice to hear Ige honor his wife • It's time to get real about public toilets • Bike lane causing driver confusion; and more
For Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Aloha Tower not fulfilling mission • Rail plan would lose vote today • HART reacted to deal properly; and more
For Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Status of documents mischaracterized • Why stop at calls to reform elections? • Toys for Tots event was great success; and more
For Monday, December 1, 2014
Put public toilets in commercial areas • America exploits Latin Americans • What took so long to look at contract?; and more
For Sunday, November 30, 2014
Military personnel deserve all they get Housing allowance sets local rental rates Bicycle lanes coming, so let's welcome them UH needs more deans like William Ditto HandiVan managers should be riders, too and more
For Saturday, November 29, 2014
Americans can be pretty stupid • Kaiser principal inspiring leader • Hawaii should back amendment • Our power costs should be lower • Cosby, Clinton treated unequally
For Friday, November 28, 2014
Was Kaneshiro not forthright? • Army departure offers benefits • Article showed Army's mindset; and more
For Thursday, November 27, 2014
New bike lanes are start toward civility • All societies have social problems • Football supports other programs; and more
For Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Molokai, Lanai part of state, too • New bike lane goes overboard • Kudos for series on child abuse; and more
For Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Thanksgiving shows America at its best • Enjoy loved ones every day you can • Obama plays games with immigration; and more
For Monday, November 24, 2014
Obama adviser considered us fools • Smaller Army here could be a blessing • China still behind U.S. standards • Politicians fiddle while Hawaii burns • Republicans should have heralded Djou • and more
For Sunday, November 23, 2014
UH football program needs better finances • Tour operators wrong to sell ‘free' tickets • Palace vandal given pretty light sentence • Enforce anti-noise law against boom boxes • Thanksgiving history not well understood and more
For Saturday, November 22, 2014
Homeless should avoid spotlight • Brower violated property rights • Boating safety not a racial issue • Let ticket buyers name buildings • Neon green best when running
For Friday, November 21, 2014
Abused kids need attention • Is it lava or fire that destroys? • UH should ditch athletics costs • Uber's novelty not an excuse • Blank votes are not ‘no' votes
For Thursday, November 20, 2014
Does justice beckon for missing child? • Kudos to all who helped save forest • Bicyclists must pay fair share of roads; and more
For Wednesday, November 19, 2014
High-rises will block good views • Military raises cost of housing • GOP already backtracking; and more
For Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Oahu critical for Army training • Commentary was well-balanced • UH should place students first; and more
For Monday, November 17, 2014
Question left out critical information • Cut government and spend wisely • OHA candidate good bet for future; and more
For Sunday, November 16, 2014
Give Coach Chow his walking papers now • Interim hoops coach was excellent choice • Earn' does not apply to concept of aloha • Cycle track will make King Street safer and more
For Saturday, November 15, 2014
Democrats, GOP addicted to debt • Gabbard just fine as a Democrat • City band played state anthem first • Veterans don't want apologies • At least 9 cables serving Hawaii • Religion is good but often abused
For Friday, November 14, 2014
New evaluations a waste of time • Iraq 'advisers' recall Vietnam • Gabbard seems to have conflict • How about GMO people? • Samoans have come long way
For Thursday, November 13, 2014
Concrete blocks a possible danger • Sometimes aloha has to be earned • UH needs better coach contracts; and more
For Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Veterans Day cartoon awful • Ige has chance to achieve a lot • Maybe Gabbard should join GOP; and more
For Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Drivers should give bicyclists their aloha • Election was for more of the same • Veterans picked on from left and right; and more
For Monday, November 10, 2014
These ideas might help increase voting • Maui voters put health over profit • Maui mayor avoids helpful dialogue; and more
For Sunday, November 9, 2014
'Opposition' party offers no solutions • Democrats brought Hawaii out of the past • Too bad Foodland is leaving Ala Moana • Fair property tax is sorely lacking • Younger generation needs a chance, too and more
For Saturday, November 8, 2014
Voter ID laws have foul intent • New bike lane seems dangerous • Coach Arnold deserved better; and more
For Friday, November 7, 2013
Thanksgiving unappreciated • Get ready for more GOP harm • Kudos to all who were candidates • Hawaii unwise to not vote GOP • Let's unite for Hawaii's future • Lax bank rules fueled crisis and more
For Thursday, November 6, 2014
Kudos to all who were candidates • With GOP at helm, expect more wars • Maui anti-GMO vote not praiseworthy • Nothing changes, so why vote? • Hawaii Democrats behave like sheep • Finally, a rest from political robo calls • Military in Pahoa on a power trip
For Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Many seniors doing just fine • Shapiro right about boomers • GOP insincere about vote fraud; and more
For Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Linguistic diversity should be valued • Is HCDA doing its due diligence? • SHOPO president needs reality check; and more
For Monday, November 3, 2014
Basketball coach fired prematurely • Once again, UH pays for no work • Elect those who will fight defense cuts • Ige best option among candidates • GMO moratorium aimed at polluters • and more
For Sunday, November 2, 2014
Hawaiians deserve DHHL housing credits • Retirement age for judges unnecessary • Djou represents mainland GOP values • Djou will work for all of Hawaii's people and more
For Saturday, November 1, 2014
Vote on Election Day, not before • 'Closely held values' suspect • Who controls Super PAC? • Toxic chemicals on Maui, Molokai • Too much sports on front page
For Friday, October 31, 2014
The rich once helped society • Like lava, court causes disaster • Same laws for police, civilians • Plan for more preschools • Vote for Maui GMO initiative
For Thursday, October 30, 2014
Public paying price for Citizens United • Complaints about coverage dubious • Galuteria misleads with endorsements; and more
For Wednesday, October 29, 2014
HPR provides local offerings • Djou doesn't represent us • Hawaii needs Djou in House; and more
For Tuesday, October 28, 2014
HECO supports all customers • Paper irresponsible to publish poll • Personality drives voters, poll shows; and more
For Monday, October 27, 2014
Listeners should contribute to HPR • HPR doesn't mean community radio • Homeless could get meals, help in jail; and more
For Sunday, October 26, 2014
Publicly financed elections way to go • Ignore ugly ads from third parties • Preschool measure will benefit neediest • Students will thrive under Common Core • Everyone should sing anthems at games and more
For Saturday, October 25, 2014
City should buy new trash trucks Important issues need attention Coverage unfair to all candidates Grace serves homeless well
For Friday, October 24, 2014
District 41 leans Republican • Editorials, news kept separate • Ag amendment helps farmers • Litter-picker's work inspires • GOP sows fear about Ebola
For Thursday, October 23, 2014
Amendment favors corporate farming • Public can fix mess by going to polls • Preschool measure is questionable; and more
For Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Fukunaga ought to be thanked • Not voting at all is best choice • Friday furloughs were HSTA idea; and more


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