Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
  • Thursday, February 21, 2019
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Our View

Editorial: Plan ahead for crumbling cliffs

Windward Oahu commuters can feel grateful that there were no serious injuries following the rockfalls forcing the extended closure of Pali Highway. Read More

Island Voices

Column: What makes a community valuable? The people who live there

“Community, family, and values.” This was my 13-year-old nephew’s response to his mom when asked why he wanted to attend Waianae High School rather than a private school. Read More


Letter: Don’t neglect needs of Halawa community

Originally a subdivision of single-family homes, many homes in Halawa Valley Estates have grown to become multi-generational. Read More

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Off the News

Obama Center hits a legal snag

Now that a federal judge has green-lighted the legal challenge of the Obama Presidential Center’s Chicago site, surely some other also-ran contenders for the project are dusting off their proposals. Read More

InsightIsland Voices

Column: Don’t put money from pot ahead of protecting safety and health

The Hawaii, Honolulu, Kauai and Maui police departments strongly urge lawmakers to put the public’s safety and health ahead of money and to not legalize the use of recreational marijuana. 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: Contrary to buzz, legislators still have hefty concerns about recreational marijuana

Hawaii, in 2000, became the first state to legislatively approve having and using marijuana for medical purposes. Read More

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