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                                Signs for student spacing are seen in the cafeteria on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Kapolei Middle School in Kapolei.
Editorial: Seeking safer schools

We are all unschooled where schooling amid a pandemic is concerned. Whether on public or private campuses, children and adults interacting in the process of learning are all confronting the same risks of infection by the coronavirus. Read more

Island Voices

Tyler Dos Santos-Tam
Column: Poor leadership leaves U.S. vulnerable to major disasters

Although Hawaii was spared recently by Hurricane Douglas, continued vigilance is necessary with four more months left in hurricane season. Read more


                                Detroit Tigers’ Travis Demeritte, left, scores from second base on a hit by Victor Reyes as Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Miguel Del Pozo (63) backs up the play in the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Pittsburgh.
Letters: Share sports profits with athletes of color; Drive-thrus should be open to walk-up patrons; Make America great again: Vote out Trump

Share sports profits with athletes of color; Drive-thrus should be open to walk-up patrons; Make America great again: Vote out Trump. Read more

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Off the News

Off the News: Old-school fishing meets internet

There are few things as old-school as subsistence fishing. But we are where we are, so the community discussion about it has to have an internet option. Read more

InsightIsland Voices

Column: Hawaii quarantine experience shows dedication to safety

As a visitor in Hawaii from New York, I’ve seen firsthand that Hawaii has delivered on its promise of effective pandemic safety precautions for incoming visitors. I experienced conscientious, high-tech monitoring during my 14-day quarantine period. Read more

5 Questions With ...

                                Diane Peters-Nguyen, Hawaii regional CEO for the American Red Cross.
Diane Peters-Nguyen: Hurricane Douglas and COVID-19 presented a double challenge to the Red Cross in Hawaii

Last month, as Hurricane Douglas approached, the Red Cross was in need of shelter volunteers. What was the response, and how did the sheltering effort go? Read more


                                President Donald Trump.
Column: I hoa pili ka puni wale no ka wahahe’e

Synopsis: The president has consistently pandered to his religious supporters by making questionable claims that are demonstrably false, clearly violating the Ninth Commandment. Read more

On Politics

                                A yellow ballot drop box is seen at Kaneohe District Park in Kaneohe.
Richard Borreca: Key differences of party, gender lie beyond polling dead heat for Blangiardi, Hanabusa

Colleen Hanabusa and Rick Blangiardi sit essentially in a tie atop the Honolulu Star-Advertiser’s new poll for candidates for Honolulu mayor. Read more

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