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Susan Scott: Readers share facts on spiny lobsters

Two readers emailed to correct my statement last week regarding the state’s rules on the killing of spiny lobsters. According to the latest Hawaii Fishing Regulations, published in March, it is illegal to kill any female spiny lobsters. Ever. Read More

Lee Cataluna: Rainy season comes with recognizable variations

We might not use precise words to describe rain, but there seems to be a shared understanding in Hawaii that rain isn’t just rain, that it comes in many forms, so that when you hear it might rain, you wonder, “OK, but what kind?” Read More

Kokua Line: Place glossy paper in trash for burning at waste-to-energy plant

The city’s Department of Environmental Services says glossy paper such as magazines, inserts and mailers should be treated as general household rubbish; if you’re on a three-cart route, that means placing it in the gray cart. Read More

Rearview Mirror: Stories learned in 2018 include schools and 2 dogs

Each year at this time, I look back at my last 12 months of columns for some of the things I learned in the year. Rearview Mirror is often a process of discovery for me, as well as my readers. In December I like to review the year and some of my favorite stories. Read More

Lee Cataluna: Missing the benefits of big apologies

You know what you don’t see very often anymore, besides flip phones, fax machines and typewriters? Big apologies. Read More

Kokua Line: Burning trash in backyard isn’t allowed on any island

Open-burning violations can carry fines of up to $10,000 per day for each offense. Read More
 

The Weekly Eater: Honolulu Skewer House offers Beijing-style fare

With the abundance of Japanese and Thai restaurants here, we’re most familiar with yakitori and satays. Honolulu Skewer House introduces something new to the scene with its Chinese-style feast of skewered foods, called lu chuan. Read More

Incidental Lives: Shopping mall troubadour shares music to lift spirits

Frequenters of Oahu’s malls know that the best musical bargains in town come not in local showrooms and concert halls, but in the far corners of bustling food courts and upon the unforgiving surfaces of cheap public seating. Read More
 

Kokua Line: Rainbow license plate sells as token of Hawaii vacation

You can buy a replica Hawaii license plate for your collection, according to the city’s website. Read More

Kokua Line: Customer disputes citation for taking up 2 parking spaces

Question: My elderly neighbor (in her 80s) was recently given what looks like a parking ticket while shopping at the City Square Shopping Center. Read More

Ferd Lewis: If not for injury, UCF’s Milton might have been at the Heisman

As is the custom at Heisman Trophy media events, reporters wedge themselves, sometimes three and four deep, arrayed in round table fashion with one finalist at each table in a question-and-answer format. Read More

Tua Tagovailoa finishes second with highest runner-up total in Heisman history

When Tua Tagovailoa chose to accept a football scholarship at Alabama, Nani Vegas, his former religion teacher at Saint Louis School and confidant over the years, questioned him about the decision. Read More

On Politics: Dreaming big for Hawaii mired by small goals, petty politics

To be good, a governor’s inaugural address should not be about the person delivering it; rather, it should speak with confidence and hope and about those governed. Read More

In the Lineup: Keala Kennelly’s titanic wave-riding belies her size

Big-wave champion ­Keala Kennelly is her own best critic. Read More

Lee Cataluna: It wasn’t a bomb; it was just Gov. Ige

On Monday around lunchtime, some people in downtown Honolulu heard a big, reverberating boom. And then another. And another. Read More
 

Ocean Watch: Spiny lobsters cry out when in distress

Hawaii hosts four spiny lobster species that lack the large front pincers of the Atlantic’s American lobster. Read More

Tua Tagovailoa’s childhood dream becomes reality at Heisman festivities

Nothing, not even ankle surgery earlier this week, it seemed, was going to keep Tua Tagovailoa from a round of Friday’s Heisman festivities. Read More

Marcus Mariota predicted Tua Tagovailoa’s rise 4 years ago

“There is this kid at my school in Hawaii,” Marcus Mariota started to say as reporters leaned closer to listen over the lunchtime din at a Times Square hotel. Read More

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