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Name in the News: Dr. Daniel Cheng

As a group, homeless individuals are disproportionally heavy users of hospital services. Read More

Pick up milk and the car registration

The city’s new supermarket-based kiosks for motor vehicle registration promise some major improvements. Read More

Editorial: Kaneshiro must remove himself, or be removed

In an extraordinarily bold move against growing law-enforcement scandals, state Attorney General Clare Connors is urging the Hawaii Supreme Court to immediately suspend Honolulu Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro, who is the target of a federal criminal investigation. Read More

Column: Show girls how STEM education can lead to bright careers

In 2019, girls and young women continue to focus their collective energy on what has been deemed in the past as a quixotic pursuit of careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) for them. Read More

Column: To preserve Hawaii’s sense of place, stop rail at Middle Street

After much soul-searching, I have concluded it’s time for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) to stop and embrace the words of George Kanahele, who once captured the essence of our beloved islands in the phrase, “Hawaiian sense of place.” Read More

UH produces flock of Fulbrights

Kudos to the University of Hawaii at Manoa for its No. 5 ranking among research institutions producing the most 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. scholars. Read More

Letter: Cut waste from DOE, support teachers

Educators who have been in the Hawaii Department of Education system long enough are aware of the top-heavy bureaucracy in which taxpayer money is squandered on unnecessary positions and wasteful initiatives. Read More

Letter: Don’t let Pidgin fade from Hawaii culture

Say it ain’t so, Lee. In her recent column, Lee Cataluna lambasted the Oxford English Dictionary’s decision to include “hammajang” as “trying-to-be-hip-but-not-fooling-anybody,” and said that OED can have the word, because we “weren’t using it” (“1988 called — it wants its word back,” Star- Advertiser, Feb. 8). Read More

Letter: B&B operators aren’t malicious

So far, adversarial wrangling has resulted in no resolution. Let’s reset the tone of the conversation. Read More

Editorial: Reject bills for sky-high towers

When Aloha Tower was built in the mid-1920s, its height — 10 stories reaching 184 feet, plus 40 feet of flag mast — climbed above all other buildings here; it held Oahu’s tallest-structure ranking for decades. Read More

Column: More kids need school breakfast

Last year, Hawaii ranked 49th in the nation in school breakfast participation, according to an annual national report by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). We thought we had nowhere to go but up. Read More

Letter: Kakaako tragedy and the Amish

In the wake of the recent tragic crash and deaths of our three beautiful brothers and sister in Kakaako, a tragic memory from the past came to my mind. Read More

Letter: Reasonable to let dogs in restaurants

I would like to express my support for Senate Bill 1152 and House Bill 681 to allow dogs in restaurants. Read More

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