On the 126th anniversary of the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy, it was unfortunate indeed to have a peaceful march and protest overshadowed by a storming of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs headquarters that required police intervention.
One truism about imprisonment? There are limits. So imprisonment for serious crimes will come with walls and barbed wires, plus the curtailing of many freedoms that law-abiding citizens enjoy.
on January 10, 2019 • Updated on January 9, 2019 at 6:48 pm
Posted on January 10, 2019 • Updated on January 9, 2019 at 6:48 pm
The whole idea of having the governor appoint members to the state Board of Education, formerly an elected body, was to give the state’s chief executive the reins over the public-education agenda.
on January 9, 2019 • Updated on January 8, 2019 at 7:22 pm
Posted on January 9, 2019 • Updated on January 8, 2019 at 7:22 pm
Dogs are increasingly an important part of many people’s lives. Among the bits of evidence backing up this observation: U.S. spending on pets has risen from $17 billion in 1994 to an estimated $72 billion in 2018, according to the nonprofit American Pet Products Association.
on January 8, 2019 • Updated on January 7, 2019 at 7:21 pm
Posted on January 8, 2019 • Updated on January 7, 2019 at 7:21 pm
There are people who ought to pay the price for the federal government’s partial shutdown, which shouldn’t fall exclusively on the backs of employees worried about when they might get their next paycheck.
on January 6, 2019 • Updated on January 4, 2019 at 7:18 pm
Posted on January 6, 2019 • Updated on January 4, 2019 at 7:18 pm
Ditching the containers that durably hold ever-popular hot and cold meals and snacks is no easy task. Still, long-term benefits for Hawaii’s environmental health outweigh cost bumps and perceived inconvenience.