Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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Our View

Editorial: Proposal to slash UH staff unwise

The brand-new chair of the state Senate Higher Education Committee certainly got the attention of University of Hawaii officials over her bid to cut the budget — but with an approach that’s ill-considered and likely to prove unproductive. Read More

Island Voices

Column: Enact automatic voter registration to modernize elections

When there is virtually no opposition and an outpouring of support for a bill that only promises to improve our civic life, decision- making for our lawmakers should be easy. Read More

Letters

Letter: Kim’s proposal could weaken UH research

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Off the News

Tourists venture beyond safe limits

The high surf that swept through this week was nothing new for March, and one effect is familiar: the churning waves along Oahu’s North Shore. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Column: Green New Deal isn’t perfect, but Hawaii’s leaders should back it to spark needed action

The controversial proposal to address climate change excites many, but worries others due to its high cost. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Philip Bossert

The latest project for Philip Bossert, executive director of the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, is shepherding through a bill that clarifies a law ensuring that all private schools in the state are licensed. Read More

Kauakukalahale

Column: I ikeia no ke kanaka no kekahi lahui ma kana olelo

Synopsis: As Hawaiians, we have to seek the blessing of the state, under its laws, in order to normalize our language. That path has led us nowhere! Read More

On Politics

Column: Abercrombie gives Beto O’Rourke’s presidential candidacy an enthusiastic thumbs up

As the Beto O’Rourke for President campaign arrives in Hawaii, some of the first hands pushing the effort forward belong to former Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie. Read More

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