Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Thursday, June 20, 2019
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Our View

Editorial: Respect rules at Kauai state park

There is clear recognition that the era of carefree exploration of Hawaii’s once-hidden natural treasures has ended. Read more

Island Voices

Column: Double taxing REITs sends wrong message about Hawaii

As a longtime developer of housing projects throughout Hawaii, I cannot stress enough how important real estate investment trusts (REITs) are to our state’s financial well-being and resiliency. Read more


Letter: Astounding if scofflaws sue over illegal activity

Mahalo to the City Council for having the courage to set limits on vacation rentals (“Council OKs 2 vacation rental bills,” Star-Advertiser, June 18). Read more

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Off the News

Bargain compost now available

The state Agriculture Department is launching a $1 million pilot program through which local farmers and ranchers can buy compost at half the cost, with taxpayers paying the balance. Read more

InsightIsland Voices

Column: Unity and access to political system advanced AIDS research and support

I believe the LGBT community grew stronger and wiser during the tragic years of AIDS, and patiently, while we continue to educate ourselves about ourselves, we have also worked to educate the world about the positive contributions and the magic gay people have contributed throughout history. Read more

Name in the News

Name in the News: Larry Kimura

Larry Kimura was surrounded from birth by first-language speakers of Japanese (his father’s side) and Hawaiian (his mother’s). Read more


Column: Ua mau ka ʻea o ka ʻāina a haumia maila

Microplastics are filling our oceans but they are not doing it without our help. We need to rethink our own convenience and learn to take steps to clean our planet. Read more

On Politics

On Politics: Hawaii needs and deserves modern, functioning airport in Honolulu hub

Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye airport is crowded, dirty, needlessly confusing and remains this way despite decades of promises to do better. Read more

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