Special Report

Letters

May 2018

Friday, May 25

Letters: Look Closer At Why Homes Are Built In Lava’s Path

Wednesday, May 23

Letters: Hawaii Island Mayor Defended After ‘Colored Guy’ Reference

Tuesday, May 22

Letters: Readers Hate Those Blue Beach Chairs

Monday, May 21

Letters: Kaniela Ing’s Big Mistake

Friday, May 18

Letters: Life In The ‘Punaverse’

Wednesday, May 16

Letters: DOE’s Kishimoto Is Not ‘Highly Effective’

Tuesday, May 15

Letters: Live Lava Cam ‘Fascinating But Scary’

Monday, May 14

Letters: Let The Press Be Our Eyes And Ears

Friday, May 11

Letters: Don’t Let The Mayor Hire The Police Chief

Wednesday, May 9

Letters: Aid In Dying In Big Sky Country

Tuesday, May 8

Letters: We Knew The Risk Of Living In A Lava Zone

Monday, May 7

Letters: Rachael Wong Was Brave To Speak Out

Friday, May 4

Letters: Don’t Hold Your Breath For Millennial Vote

Wednesday, May 2

Letters: The Plague of Dockless Rental Bikes

Tuesday, May 1

Letters: Let Lava Vendors Stay Where They Are

April 2018

Friday, April 27

Letters: Why These Hawaii Retirees Joined The Oregon Migration

Thursday, April 26

Letters: Just Who Would Pay The New Education Tax?

Wednesday, April 25

Letters: Self-Driving Cars Will Not Make Rail Obsolete

Tuesday, April 24

Letters: Socialism Is Not the Answer

Monday, April 23

Letters: We Need To Help Our Children

Friday, April 20

Letters: Mainland Views On Kauai Floods

Wednesday, April 18

Letters: Why Weren’t People Warned About Massive Rainstorm?

Tuesday, April 17

Letters: Protect The Hilo Doctor From Death Threats

Friday, April 13

Letters: Don’t Be Fooled By Zuckerberg’s Boyish Charm

Wednesday, April 11

Letters: Mark Zuckerberg Deserves Better From Kauai

Tuesday, April 10

Letters: Cats Are The World’s Deadliest Invasive Species

Monday, April 9

Letters: We’ve Named Too Many Things After Dan Inouye

Thursday, April 5

Letters: Evictions Threaten Maui Renters

Wednesday, April 4

Letters: Reject ‘Snobbiness’ And Allow Prefab Homes

Monday, April 2

Letters: Aid In Dying — ‘Sad Joke’ Or ‘Dose Of Mercy?’

March 2018

Thursday, March 29

Letters: How About A Little Love For Vacation Rentals

Wednesday, March 28

Letters: No Place For Harassment In Land Of Aloha

Wednesday, March 21

Letters: Is Djou A Turncoat? Or Man Of Integrity?

Tuesday, March 20

Letters: Police Chief Already Under Siege

Monday, March 19

Letters: Waianae Isn’t Only Homeless Camp That Needs Our Help

Thursday, March 15

Letters: School Bus Bullies And Gun Violence

Wednesday, March 14

Letters: Twinkle Borge Is A Hero

Monday, March 12

Letters: Gene Ward Is Blowing Smoke

Friday, March 9

Letters: Suing Farmers Is Simply A Gravy Train For Lawyers

Thursday, March 8

Letters: ‘Assault Weapons Designed For War’

Tuesday, March 6

Letters: Voting System Should Not Discriminate

Monday, March 5

Letters: The Fundamental Right To End One’s Life

Friday, March 2

Letters: We Need To Demand A Stop To Derelict Vehicles

Thursday, March 1

Letters: Reject ‘Hollow, State-Sanctioned Suicide’

February 2018

Wednesday, February 28

Letters: ‘The Biting Shallow Tone Of Comments’

Letters: Look Closer At Why Homes Are Built In Lava’s Path

Letters: Look Closer At Why Homes Are Built In Lava’s Path

When the immediate problem subsides, consider why development in hazardous areas is approved in the first place.

Letters: Hawaii Island Mayor Defended After ‘Colored Guy’ Reference

Letters: Hawaii Island Mayor Defended After ‘Colored Guy’ Reference

Some readers think Harry Kim deserves a pass and disagree with Civil Beat’s recent editorial.

Letters: Readers Hate Those Blue Beach Chairs

Letters: Readers Hate Those Blue Beach Chairs

And they’re not too happy about land speculators enticing home buyers to the Puna area.

Letters: Kaniela Ing’s Big Mistake

Letters: Kaniela Ing’s Big Mistake

A new super PAC and Hawaii’s economy also prompted readers to pound the keyboards.

Letters: Life In The ‘Punaverse’

Letters: Life In The ‘Punaverse’

The volcano continues to consume readers attention.

Letters: DOE’s Kishimoto Is Not ‘Highly Effective’

Letters: DOE’s Kishimoto Is Not ‘Highly Effective’

The BOE’s recent evaluation of the schools superintendent did not take into account long standing violations of the federal Title IX Act.

Letters: Live Lava Cam ‘Fascinating But Scary’

Letters: Live Lava Cam ‘Fascinating But Scary’

Thousands of viewers from all over the world have been watching our live stream of the eruption. Some of them dropped us a note.

Letters: Let The Press Be Our Eyes And Ears

Letters: Let The Press Be Our Eyes And Ears

Some readers don’t trust the government’s version of volcano events, especially air quality.

Letters: Don’t Let The Mayor Hire The Police Chief

Letters: Don’t Let The Mayor Hire The Police Chief

A reader says that if that becomes the case, Honolulu may as well hail Comrade Putin.

Letters: Aid In Dying In Big Sky Country

Letters: Aid In Dying In Big Sky Country

A Montana resident opposed to assisted suicide says his state does not provide protection for involved parties.

Letters: We Knew The Risk Of Living In A Lava Zone

Letters: We Knew The Risk Of Living In A Lava Zone

This resident of Leilani Estates is fatalistic about the encroaching lava.

Letters: Rachael Wong Was Brave To Speak Out

Letters: Rachael Wong Was Brave To Speak Out

The people need to know, understand and practice their Bill of Rights.