Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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Our View

Editorial: A disturbing attack at OHA

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. Read More

Island Voices

Column: City lacks justification for taking Portlock lane for public use

The Fifth Amendment of U.S. Constitution protects the rights of property owners by restricting the power of the government to exercise eminent domain. Read More


Letter: Trump responsible for shutdown

Our country is under a national threat bigger than anything Trump fabricates. He is the threat. Read More

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Off the News

Don’t trash the trash-collecting machine

Tugboats towed System 001 — a 2,000-foot-long, U-shaped trash-collecting barrier — into Hilo Harbor on Thursday so that Ocean Cleanup, its nonprofit operator, can take stock of needed repairs. Read More


Shifting gears: Fewer teens seeking driving permits

Once upon a time, teenagers burned with impatience before finally coming of age — 15-1/2 years old in Hawaii — for getting their learner’s permit and getting behind the wheel. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Dr. Chuck Miller

Hawaii’s “Our Care, Our Choice Act,” which took effect this month, allows terminally ill adult residents facing a prognosis of six or fewer months to live, to obtain a lethal medication prescription. Read More


Column: Hoʻokahuli aupuni: Piha nā makahiki he 116

Synopsis: 126 years have passed since the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi. As we remember this, we are reminded that the right to utilize our language has been effectively overthrown as well. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: As with Ed Case, Democratic Party’s political trust of Tulsi Gabbard won’t come easy

For Gabbard, much like Case, political trust is not assumed; it is still something measured daily. Read More

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