Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Thursday, April 25, 2019
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Editorial: Name cops who’re fired, suspended

State lawmakers are poised to address a significant lapse in basic government transparency and fairness by acting on House Bill 285, which is the latest version of a move to require public identification of police officers who are suspended or fired for misconduct. Read More

Island Voices

Column: For good of isles’ workers, $15 minimum wage is imperative

As you know, passage of living wage legislation is a top tier priority of the Democratic Party for the 2019 legislative session. Read More


Letter: REIT commentary contained errors

The recent commentary by the Rt. Rev. Robert L. Fitzpatrick relied on inaccurate information (“Paying taxes a matter of justice and serving common good,” Star-Advertiser, Island Voices, April 18). Read More

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Off the News

A Merrie time being had by all

It’s been hard not to notice, but in case you’ve not: it’s Merrie Monarch Festival week. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Column: Get past manufactured crisis, and have state move on water permits

We, the collective community and the Legislature, need to move past the distraction and passions generated by HB 1326, and focus instead on the myriad other important bills begging for our time and attention. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Lynne Wilkens

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly is the sole union handling collective bargaining and other matters, such as legislative advocacy, for nearly 3,000 faculty members throughout the 10-campus UH system. Read More


Column: Ua ʻeha ka ʻili i ka ʻōnohi ʻula o ka lā

Synopsis: Times have changed. The sun is not like it used to be when I was a child. Now, with the thinning of the ozone layer we are all at risk of developing actinic keratoses, and perhaps even skin cancer. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: Pro-development forces flex muscle in Hawaii politics

Any Hawaii politician who doesn’t understand their massive political power probably will not last long. Read More

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