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Sterling was raised in Nuuanu. He graduated from Roosevelt High School and later earned a master’s degree in education from Harvard University. Sterling now works as a debate coach and lecturer at Hawaii Pacific University. By candlelight, he is finishing his Ph.D. in education at the University of Hawaii Manoa.
Sterling’s opinions are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of Civil Beat.
These won’t be bus stops, and Honolulu would do well to look east to cities where transit centers are integrated into surrounding communities.
Look around Osaka, and you’ll see examples of traditional culture surviving in modern urban settings. Can we say the same in the islands?
A Moanalua High School graduate finds success — and an Emmy Award — in the revolutionary business of social media advertising and promotions.
As we move toward an era of less reliance on personal automobiles, some millennials have never even gotten their licenses.
A proposal to build high-density condos with 99-year leases on state land could help create more of a home ownership culture.
Everyone, from pensioners to taxpayers, has a stake in how well Thom Williams does his job as head of the Hawaii Employees’ Retirement System.
Hawaii is all about constraint: expensive land, scarce housing, congested roads, import dependence and low-wage jobs.
We cannot blindly assume that sending a higher percentage of students to college will benefit them or society.
Redeveloping the worn-out Mayor Wright Homes housing project offers a rare chance for the city to create some inspiring architecture.