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BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Chef Chai Chaowasaree had to make changes his restaurant layout to accomodate the social distancing rules in light of the coronavirus pandemic as he prepares for his restaurant reopening June 5.
Editorial: Give Hawaii restaurants dine-in support

Restaurants are part of the joy of community life, but they won’t survive without their neighbors’ help. Read more

Island Voices

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / 2019
                                In April, approximately 200 companies from development and building industries participated in an online RFQ pre-response conference prior to the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the New Aloha Stadium and Entertainment District (NASED).
Column: P3 approach can make Hawaii projects happen during pandemic

There are numerous P3 opportunities in Hawaii that will lighten the financial burden of Hawaii taxpayers, diminish risk and deliver much-needed social infrastructure. Read more

Letters

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / MARCH 3
                                “Opening the golf courses is a step in the right direction. Perhaps allowing seven minutes between groups will allow more people to enjoy this great game,” writes Kailua resident Nathan Yoshioka.
Letters: Allow more people to enjoy game of golf; Generosity in time of COVID-19

Now I have a great “In the time of COVID-19” story to tell! Read more

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Off the News

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Alan and Michelle Vuong, owners of Salon Blanc, and cosmetologist Nicole Johnson stand in their newly designed salon.
Off the News: Getting a haircut will be different; Big batteries for Hawaiian Electric

Many itching to get a haircut will soon get relief, now that many more services are opening on Oahu. Read more

InsightIsland Voices

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                                Chinese President Xi Jinping applauds during the second plenary session of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, May 25.
Column: What Hong Kong turmoil says about Xi Jinping, and why Indo-Pacific Command must be ready

The sum of all these actions present clear indicators of Xi’s disdain for human rights, the rule of law and China’s commitments to international agreements. Read more

5 Questions With ...

CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Department of Health psychologist Lesley Slavin tackles mental health challenges facing foster children.
Q&A with Department of Health psychologist Lesley Slavin

Kauakukalahale

STAR-ADVERTISER FILE
Column: No wai lā nā palapala o kēia au?

Are their publications truly reflective of the language of speakers in the Hawaiian-speaking community? Read more

On Politics

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Recently retired TV executive Rick Blangiardi formally announced his candidacy for mayor at the Old Stadium Park in February.
Richard Borreca: Endorsements add some spark to Honolulu mayoral campaigns

Without any real campaign events, the race for mayor is still unfocused, and candidates really haven’t even been formally introduced to the voters. The campaign theme so far is, “Who’s that?” Read more

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