Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019
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Our View

Editorial: Affordability key to TOD projects

The bulk of the city’s transit-oriented development (TOD) in the Halawa area is slated to occur within a radius of one-quarter mile from the proposed rail station at Aloha Stadium. Read More

Island Voices

Column: City lacks justification for taking Portlock lane for public use

The Fifth Amendment of U.S. Constitution protects the rights of property owners by restricting the power of the government to exercise eminent domain. Read More


Letter: Dogs in restaurants are a pleasure to see

I support the Hawaiian Humane Society’s bill that would allow pet dogs to accompany their human guardians to a cafe or restaurant on Oahu. Read More

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Off the News

Editorial: Two Hawaii treasures hurt by homeless

Vandalism and vagrancy have been longstanding problems at ‘Iolani Palace and, in nearby Kakaako Makai, the Hawaii Children’s Discovery Center. And now the nonprofits that care for these places are being forced into unfortunate actions to protect the assets. Read More


Shifting gears: Fewer teens seeking driving permits

Once upon a time, teenagers burned with impatience before finally coming of age — 15-1/2 years old in Hawaii — for getting their learner’s permit and getting behind the wheel. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Manuel Neves

Manuel Neves will hit the big 4-0 in February. Not his birthday; he revealed his last one was No. 64. Read More


Column: Hakakā kūloko no ka hoʻomana o Loko

U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, half of Hawaiʻi’s congressional delegation, are at odds over the nature of questioning in the vetting of a judge selected for U.S. Circuit Court. Claims of religious bigotry are raised. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: As with Ed Case, Democratic Party’s political trust of Tulsi Gabbard won’t come easy

For Gabbard, much like Case, political trust is not assumed; it is still something measured daily. Read More

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