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Denby Fawcett

Denby Fawcett: Governor’s Preschool Effort Struggles to Get off the Ground

Denby Fawcett: Governor’s Preschool Effort Struggles to Get off the Ground

Is Neil Abercrombie inoculating himself from campaign criticism on the keiki front or highlighting his shortcomings?
Denby Fawcett: Oahu’s Banyan Trees Are Under Attack, Many Are Dying

Denby Fawcett: Oahu’s Banyan Trees Are Under Attack, Many Are Dying

UPDATED "Vampire bugs" and stem gall wasps are killing the iconic trees on Oahu. Pesticide injections seem to be helping some.

Denby Fawcett: We Have a Woman Problem When it Comes to the Workplace

Despite the equal pay law enacted 51 years ago, women continue to get less money than men for the same work.
Denby Fawcett: Candidate Mark Takai and the Value of Veterans Support Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Candidate Mark Takai and the Value of Veterans Support

State Rep. Takai, who served in Iraq, says Congress needs more people with military experience.

Denby Fawcett: A Hula Show Devoted to Early Hawaiians’ Love of News

The effort to put decades of Hawaiian newspaper articles online is the subject of a theater production.

Denby Fawcett: Reaching Out to Women Voters

In Hawaii's top political races, leading candidates are fighting for the hearts of important primary voters — women.
Denby Fawcett: Preventing Injuries at Doris Duke’s Shangri La Harbor Courtesy of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

Denby Fawcett: Preventing Injuries at Doris Duke’s Shangri La Harbor

Two people have been paralyzed and others hurt at the popular and picturesque swim spot.
Denby Fawcett: Open Space in Kakaako

Denby Fawcett: Open Space in Kakaako

Lobbies? Indoor pool decks? In new developments, some "open space" will be off limits to the public.
Denby Fawcett: Kapiolani College Farmers Market — A Time of Change

Denby Fawcett: Kapiolani College Farmers Market — A Time of Change

The first major farm-to-consumer market to open on Oahu remains the premier farmers market in the islands.