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His handling of the TMT standoff exhibits paralysis and policy schizophrenia. Instead of confidence, we see chaos.
For all the demands on local government, we simply cannot afford a perception that police protection is slipping away.
It’s a shame airlines have refused to show a safety video to passengers arriving in Hawaii, but here’s what can be done to make sure visitors are informed.
Some say that’s a good thing because it encourages alternative transportation. But that kind of thinking can go too far.
Government workers are protected from retaliation if they report wrongdoing. They need to quit tolerating a climate of corruption — and so do the rest of us.
City’s crackdown on vacation rentals unfairly punishes small property owners trying to turn a profit — and is insulting to tourists.
Community concerns vary widely on different parts of the island, and Honolulu Hale’s one-size-fits-all approach isn’t working.
We’re treated like subjects of a colony that must find all its answers elsewhere. This keeps outside special interests and multinational corporations in charge.
Young people in Hawaii need to graduate from high school or college with better prospects for a future in the islands.
The folks who run Hawaii need a new organizational culture. The aviation industry actually provides a good model.
Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Gov. David Ige need to take a bus loaded with staff and visit every street, public park and public bathroom with notepads in hand.
Emerging as one of President Trump’s most vocal critics plays well with the senator’s political base, but what about all those federal investigations in her own backyard?