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                                Holidays cause a large increase of incoming packages and letter at the US Post Office location next to the Honolulu Airport.
Rudolph helps you ship packages

Decked with Christmas trees, garlands and inflatable festive figures, Rudolph’s Express Shipping Shack, next to the lobby of the main Post Office near the Honolulu airport, is an especially cheery sight for anyone wanting to avoid the season’s long lines to mail out holiday packages. Read more

Courtesy Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House
Spalding House a public treasure

Anyone who’s been to the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Spalding House in Makiki Heights would likely agree the site is special. So special, in fact, that it would be a shame to not continue opening it up to the public. Read more

                                Hawaiian Memorial Park
Editorial: Expanding Hawaiian Memorial Park

Service Corp. International is nothing if not persistent. It’s been 10 years since the state Land Use Commission ruled against its proposal to expand Hawaiian Memorial Park into conservation land, a ruling applauded by Kaneohe neighbors who protested the plan. Read more

COURTESY PIXABAY doctor, health
Screen to detect lung cancer earlier

It’s concerning to read that Hawaii, which battled to get its smoking rate down and has a relatively low rate of the uninsured for health coverage, has a lower-than- average rate of lung cancer survival, the American Lung Association reported. Read more

                                The Iiwi bird, as seen above — an endemic Hawaiian honeycreeper — is found on all of the main Hawaiian Islands. A new study predicts climate change will accelerate the rate of extinctions of Hawaiian honeycreepers.
Hawaiian honeycreepers in peril

An effort to increase the count of one of Hawaii’s most critically endangered birds has stalled due to at least nine of 13 kiwikiu — a yellow and olive-green Hawaiian honeycreeper — apparently succumbing to avian malaria, a major killer of forest birds in Hawaii. Read more

From Hospice Hawaii to Navian Hawaii

It makes complete sense that Hospice Hawaii — now Navian Hawaii — would want to change its name so potential clients understand its mission is expanding beyond end-of-life care, to include care of those with curable illnesses. Read more

                                Keli’i Akina.
OHA should scrap ‘one voice’ policy

An Office of Hawaiian Affairs committee that investigated complaints that trustee Keli‘i Akina violated the OHA board’s code of conduct policy has issued a one-paragraph report and no disciplinary action, indicating much ado about not much. Read more

COURTESY PIXABAY veteran, american
A day to honor our veterans

On this Veterans Day, take time to honor all American men and women who have dedicated years to serving this country as military personnel. For many, the years following that service can be challenging. Read more

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