The state Campaign Spending Commission upheld the public interest by voting 3-1 to refer complaints against the Pacific Resource Partnership Political Action Committee for possible criminal prosecution.
"Live, work, play." By now, we've all become familiar with this simple but effective catchphrase in tandem with Kakaako's ongoing redevelopment. On Tuesday, a public forum, "The Pedestrian Experience in Kakaako," will discuss a vision for the area from the pedestrians' perspective.
Hawaii folks generally like that visitors find the islands spectacular. We count on it, in fact. But when that spectacle is fraught with as much danger as a lava flow, close encounters are an undeniably bad addition to the itinerary.
It's delightful seeing "3" as the first digit on those gas-station price signs, isn't it? As the Star-Advertiser reported a few days ago, the statewide average cost for a gallon of gas has dropped below $4 for the first time since March.
It's a $50,000 message that all public officials need to hear and heed.
The Honolulu Ethics Commission has imposed its largest-ever civil fine: on former City Councilman Romy Cachola for multiple alleged violations of city ethics laws.
Three cheers for the decision by the Honolulu City Council for its latest compromise. The vote this week was to extend a one-time reprieve for property taxpayers who qualify but did not file for a owner-occupant exemption on high-end homes.
Besides the devastation in Puna, for many island residents the only things Hurricanes Iselle and Julio left behind are those cases of bottled water and Spam collected in a last-minute frenzy. No doubt many Hawaii households are fully stocked for the next hurricane.
Princeton University was seeking to thwart grade inflation when it decided in 2004 to limit the percentage of students in any given course who could receive an A. Now the Ivy League institution is reconsidering the policy.
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2014 Buddy Walk
Down Syndrome Ohana of Hawaii hosted its 2014 Buddy Walk at Kakaako Park. Money raised will allow the organization to continue to build awarenesss, promote inclusion and reach out to families in Hawaii. Read More »
Miranda Kerr at Samantha Thavasa
Supermodel Miranda Kerr and actor/singer Takahiro of the popular Japanese rock group Exile made a special appearance at a private event at Samantha Thavasa in Ala Moana Center. Read More »