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Lee Cataluna: An example for dealing with the inevitable

There is no use in trying to rank disappointment. So many plans and events have been canceled, just about everyone has a personal story of dashed expectations, be it an eagerly anticipated prom night that will never happen or long-held plans for a dream vacation that had to be called off. Read more

                                Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii.
Lee Cataluna: Gabbard not done with race, but it’s done with her

After Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar and Mike Bloomberg dropped out of the race, after the brutal reality check of both Super Tuesday and Super Tuesday II, after Elizabeth Warren decided to end her quest for the Democratic presidential nomination and after major news outlets weren’t even bothering to include her in reporting about presidential primary results anymore, Tulsi Gabbard has refused to drop out of the race that has already dropped her. Read more

DENNIS ODA / 2020 
                                At Sam’s Club on Keeaumoku St., this shopper pushes her cart full of supplies that includes paper towels. She wanted toilet paper, but they were sold out.
Lee Cataluna: Hawaii has long history of hoarding toilet paper

Hawaii is not the only place where toilet paper has become scarce on store shelves. Around America and in countries around the world, people are doing just what the folks at the Hawaii Kai Costco have done: buying up toilet paper in reaction to the threat of the coronavirus and the fear of what quarantine might entail. Read more

                                Homeless voluntarily moved from the area behind The Children’s Discovery Center on Olomehani Street. Rousted they set up camp along Ohe Street at Kakaako Waterfront Park Mauka.
Lee Cataluna: Legislature losing focus on fixing problems

What is the purpose of Hawaii’s Legislature? To solve problems, right? Other, more high-minded things, too, of course, like envisioning a brighter future for the keiki, expanding economic opportunity and innovation for the state, preserving the aina and culture and all that. Read more

                                Construction of the HART mass transit rail line where the airport rail station will be located at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. The International Parking Garage is on the left.
Lee Cataluna: Messaging on rail project changing

Recently the messaging about the rail project has changed, and that is disconcerting. It is one thing to not know how much the dang thing is going to cost. It’s another to not know if anybody is going to ride it. Read more

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