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                                Hawaii can’t afford to let Young Brothers go bankrupt and cease interisland shipping.
Editorial: Take hard look at Young Brothers plea for coronavirus relief aid

Helping the shipper back to a sustainable path, not issuing an outright bailout, should be the goal. Read more

Island Voices

Rev. Sam Domingo
Column: Public officials must act immediately to alleviate suffering

I have, with a heavy heart, seen the lines of people waiting for hours to get food for their families. While many were helped, many also left empty-handed. Read more

Letters

COURTESY DEPT. OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
                                The aftermath of a party at Kaena Point State Park this past weekend.
Letters: Get medical visits booked now; To discourage illegal parties, issue citations

Give out the tickets, and let’s see if that changes behavior faster than harping on people to simply “do the right thing” during these trying times. 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

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Women wearing face masks were power walking in unison along the shoreline at Ala Moana Beach Park on May 18.
Column: The efficacy of face masks lauded as Hawaii reopens and interactions increase

Hawaii’s transmission rate is extremely low presently, and this is the time to be thinking creatively about all the risks facing us. 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

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Empty McCarthy Mall promenade at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, April 27.
Column: Kekake noho nuha mai i ke alanui, pehea lā e pono ai?

Hawaiian governance matters at the University of Hawaii. The Aha Kuhina, the Kualii Council, and Pukoa all have to do a better job for our people. Read more

On Politics

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                The Hawaii State Capitol rotunda is seen on March 19 in Honolulu.
Richard Borreca: Whatever politics are in play, politicians must get money to those hurting most in Hawaii

For folks on the outside, no one really cares much about fighting over small stuff; the only thing that counts is binding the economic wounds hurting Hawaii’s people. Read more

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