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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.
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.