Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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Our View

Editorial: Cannabis dispensary expansion

The medical cannabis business in Hawaii carries risks and rewards. Read More

Island Voices

Column: To preserve Hawaii’s sense of place, stop rail at Middle Street

After much soul-searching, I have concluded it’s time for the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) to stop and embrace the words of George Kanahele, who once captured the essence of our beloved islands in the phrase, “Hawaiian sense of place.” Read More


Letter: Time to cut losses with rail transit

As the support columns now reach the airport from Kapolei, it is time to reconsider ending the system at Middle Street. Read More

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Off the News

Pick up milk and the car registration

The city’s new supermarket-based kiosks for motor vehicle registration promise some major improvements. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Trump-Kim summit: U.S. needs to hit firmly on nuclear arms and sanctions

The second summit, slated for later this month in Vietnam, is a moment for the two countries to really talk about a pathway toward partnership. Read More

Name in the News

Name in the News: Dr. Daniel Cheng

As a group, homeless individuals are disproportionally heavy users of hospital services. Read More


Column: E akaaka anei i ke kahako a me ka okina?

Synopsis: A bill was just passed by the Legislature requiring the use of macrons and glottal stops in all government papers, signs and seals. Although it appears to be benign, there is opposition. Read More

On Politics

On Politics: Counties get taste of GET and want bigger portion of tax

It will be up to the counties to figure out another way besides just asking for new, never-envisioned taxing powers — because this Legislature is not giving up its power. Read More

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