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BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                A growing pile of both bulky items and regular trash occupies a place on a sidewalk along Gulick Avenue in Kalihi.
Editorial: Bulky-item pickup needs your kokua

After nearly a year of test-driving an appointment-based bulky item trash pickup system in a pilot zone — extending from Foster Village to Hawaii Kai and including Waikiki — the city is poised to go islandwide, starting July 1. 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

JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM 
                                People cross Kalakaua Avenue fronting the International Marketplace on Saturday, May 16, 2020 in Waikiki.
Letters: Replace cars with shopping on Kalakaua; Faithful don’t always attend church services; Require apartments to secure garbage

Replace cars with shopping on Kalakaua; Faithful don’t always attend church services; Require apartments to secure garbage. Read more

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Off the News

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                                In this May 13, 2020, file photo, an acrylic gaming barrier is installed at a gaming table to protect people from the coronavirus at the El Cortez hotel and casino as it remains shuttered due to the coronavirus in Las Vegas.
Off the News: Gambling on a healthy Las Vegas

Las Vegas will be reopening its casinos on June 4, an announcement that is bound to raise anxiety levels among Hawaii’s public health officials. 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 ...

DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Chad Buck, owner of Hawaii Foodservice Alliance, takes on challenge of helping Hawaii residents through food distribution drives.
Q&A with Chad Buck, owner of Hawaii Foodservice Alliance

Chad Buck, owner of Hawaii Foodservice Alliance, takes on challenge of helping Hawaii residents through food distribution drives. Read more

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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