Shiyana Thenabadu

Shiyana Thenabadu is an educator, photographer and community volunteer. She has a master's degree in communication from the University of Hawaii Manoa and she has lived in Hawaii for 28 years. Full disclosure: She is married to an astronomer. These views are her own.
Hawaii Should Not Rush To Fully Reopen Tourism Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Should Not Rush To Fully Reopen Tourism

There are many unanswered questions that the hospitality industry needs to answer.

When It Comes To Work, Let’s Embrace The New Normal Flickr: Mike McCune

When It Comes To Work, Let’s Embrace The New Normal

Hawaii employers have been reluctant to innovate when it comes to telework and flex time. That should change post-COVID-19.

Good Crosswalk Design Can Save Lives Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Good Crosswalk Design Can Save Lives

The city and state should put in the time and resources to improve pedestrian safety.

The Haiku Stairs Are Worth Saving Flickr

The Haiku Stairs Are Worth Saving

It is a historical treasure that is famous around the world.

Culture And Science Are Not Binary Issues TMT International Observatory

Culture And Science Are Not Binary Issues

The sacredness of the mauna and the TMT can and should coexist in Hawaii.