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New Police Commissioner Could Bridge Divide With City’s Legal Team

UH General Counsel Carrie Okinaga, the latest appointee to the commission, was Honolulu’s corporation counsel from 2005 to 2011.

Forget The Pilot Program And Switch To All-Mail Voting Statewide

Continued low turnout and an increase in absentee balloting show that we should be doing more than just testing it on Kauai in 2020.

Health Beat: Pharmaceutical Companies Are Ripping Off Americans

You may get out of the pharmacy with pills in hand and money still in your wallet, but the high cost of medication will get you in the end.

Kauai: Body Cameras Are Police Officers’ New Best Friends

Garden Isle cops have been wearing cameras since 2016. There was some initial reluctance, but now “it’s part of our uniform.”

Letters: Big Pharma Is Working Against Us

But what did you expect with all those D.C. lobbyists and manipulative advertising?

Community Voices

Worrying About Voter Turnout Is A Waste Of Time Eugene Tanner

Worrying About Voter Turnout Is A Waste Of Time

Rather than whine about the no-shows, the media should focus its attention on the people who do cast ballots.

Hawaii’s Primary Was Business As Usual Natanya Freidheim/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Primary Was Business As Usual

How best to describe the election? How about “pathetic”?

I Tried To Get A New Driver’s License And Tripped Over HECO Cory Lum/Civil Beat

I Tried To Get A New Driver’s License And Tripped Over HECO

You have no idea how hard it can be to change your name on your electric bill.

Why Early Education Must Be Done Right Courtesy

Why Early Education Must Be Done Right

There’s a zero margin of error for creating Hawaii’s new system.