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Editorial: Extend hours for Oahu lifeguards

Honolulu’s Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services Division is tasked with keeping the public safe along nearly 200 miles of coastline and up to 1 mile out to sea. But while lifeguards are typically on duty from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., some beaches can be busy places before and after that timeframe. Read more

A closer look at CBD

It’s good that the state Department of Health is taking a hard look at cannabidiol, better known as CBD, because there’s no end of confusion over its legal status. Read more

Letter: Protesters wrong to protest TMT donors

The protesters at Mauna Kea are going a step too far in their plan to protest at the Redwood City home of contributors to the foundation that has helped fund the Thirty Meter Telescope (“Protesters plan to gather outside TMT backer’s California home,” Star-Advertiser, Sept. 12). Read more

Letter: Trump’s narcissism trumps weather facts

My uncle, Benjamin Holzman, was one of the meteorologists who advised Gen. Dwight Eisenhower to schedule D-Day on June 6, 1944. Even though all weathermen did not agree with this call, it’s hard to imagine President Franklin Roosevelt entering the debate over weather conditions in the English Channel in June. Read more

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