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Sterling Higa: Bans On Plastic Bags, Containers Are No Panacea

As the city considers tougher plastic bag restrictions and a ban on Styrofoam food containers, they shouldn’t downplay the cost of the plan for small businesses.

 

More HART Employees Hit With Federal Subpoenas

It’s the second round of orders sent to rail staff. The agency still won’t say how many employees have received subpoenas.

Former Judge Steve Alm Announces Bid For Prosecuting Attorney

He has the support of the police union and the chair of the police commission.

How A Doctor And A Reverend On Oahu Became Climate Warriors

The two are taking new approaches to their work in the face of climate change.

 

Community Voices

It’s Time To Hold TMT Protesters Accountable Cory Lum/Civil Beat

It’s Time To Hold TMT Protesters Accountable

A legitimate exercise in civil disobedience on Mauna Kea has morphed into an anarchic campaign against the rule of law.

Forget The Superferry And Prioritize Real Needs Instead billsophoto/Flickr.com

Forget The Superferry And Prioritize Real Needs Instead

We need policymakers and leaders who support and promote ideas that we can all say yes to.

Industrial Wind Project Violates Indigenous Rights PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Industrial Wind Project Violates Indigenous Rights

It may also speed the possible extinction of the sacred opeapea, the hoary bat.

Bill Banning Plastics Has Too Many Problems To Fix

Bill Banning Plastics Has Too Many Problems To Fix

The City Council should vote “no” on Bill 40 and work on a solution that involves all stakeholders.