Editorial & Commentary - Honolulu Star-Advertiser
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Our View

Editorial: Find homes for lowest earners

The problems with Hawaii’s subsidized rental housing for lower-income residents began decades ago, underscoring a fact that the state is now acting to address. Read more

Island Voices

Column: Medical aid in dying shows progress

Aid-in-dying medication is available and can be picked up at any of the participating compounding pharmacies, or sent via certified mail anywhere in the state to a registered recipient who has qualified. Read more


Letter: Waimanalo arson a cowardly act

While many in our community disagree with the buildout of Sherwood Park, the arson of the equipment is a cowardly way to voice their opposition. Read more

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Off the News

A worrying hurricane forecast

The National Weather Service says this year’s hurricane-season threat consists of five to eight possible storms from June through November — a bump up from the norm of four to five named storms in the Central Pacific. Read more

InsightIsland Voices

Column: Police officers urge action on homeless, addiction, mentally ill crises

Not every homeless person is a drug addict or mentally ill. But the harsh reality is we have significant amounts of addicts and those who need mental health services who are homeless or who are heading there quickly. Read more

Name in the News

Name in the News: Pedro Haro

A few years back, Pedro Haro was given a diagnosis of chronic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to an earlier personal trauma. Read more


Column: Haʻalele paha ko Hawaiʻi nei iā Hawaiian Airlines?

With the promise of more competition at hand, price-gouging practices at Hawaiian Airlines have become more salient and upsetting. Read more

On Politics

On Politics: Oahu’s runaway train taking with it runaway budget

This year’s 10 million visitors to Hawaii include a group not in search of sun and mai tais, but money. Read more

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