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Neal Milner

Neal Milner: The Pandemic Holidays Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: The Pandemic Holidays

A COVID-19 holiday play in seven acts. Unfortunately, there’s no intermission.

Neal Milner: Missing Someplace Besides Hawaii This Pandemic Thanksgiving Getty Images/iStockphoto

Neal Milner: Missing Someplace Besides Hawaii This Pandemic Thanksgiving

With travel difficult or restricted this holiday season, hunkering down in Hawaii has some of us thinking of family and friends we’ll be missing in other places.

Neal Milner: Don’t Let Political Polls Drive You Crazy Getty Images/iStockphoto

Neal Milner: Don’t Let Political Polls Drive You Crazy

People often give meaning to the numbers when there is none. This election proves that.

Neal Milner: So Your Mother’s A Racist. Time To Get Over It Flickr: DonkeyHotey

Neal Milner: So Your Mother’s A Racist. Time To Get Over It

The 2020 election was a disappointment and even a shock to whichever side you were on. No need to hug it out but let’s move on from the conspiracy theories.

Neal Milner: My Predictions For The Election And Life Beyond Nov. 3 Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: My Predictions For The Election And Life Beyond Nov. 3

This is what the pollsters got wrong. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry.

Neal Milner: TV Networks Are Going To Need A New Election Night Game Plan This Year Getty Images

Neal Milner: TV Networks Are Going To Need A New Election Night Game Plan This Year

Picking a winner on election night will be tough to do. And get rid of those exit polls.

Neal Milner: Here’s Why You Should Consider Leaving Hawaii Flickr: Kuster & Wildhaber Photography

Neal Milner: Here’s Why You Should Consider Leaving Hawaii

Things are changing here, especially with the pandemic. The decision to stick it out in the islands is not as easy as it once might have been.

Neal Milner: Optimism Is What America Needs Right Now Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: Optimism Is What America Needs Right Now

The middle class is struggling to hang on to the American Dream, such as it is.

What Does Hawaii’s Primary Turnout Mean For Future Elections? Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

What Does Hawaii’s Primary Turnout Mean For Future Elections?

Hawaii registered 150,000 more voters in 2020. But only time will tell whether political enthusiasm is finally here to stay.