Rather than celebrating a ban on single-use plastic containers, environmentalists should step up to help small businesses affected by the new regulations.
Each generation is defined by experiences and culture that are simply not shared by the generations that come before or after. It’s our job to seek some common ground.
Dozens of people are dead, including many children, of a disease that is easily preventable with vaccinations.
We need to make it a point to support small businesses that are in danger of dying.
The homeless encampment at Waianae Boat Harbor has a plan to build a permanent community and they deserve support from the more fortunate.
Native Hawaiians, not environmentalists, should be the ones making decisions on how a sacred area like the marsh should be managed.
Projects may check all the required boxes and still fall short of addressing community concerns.
A strong election turnout would make Hawaiians, some of whom now abstain from voting, a more powerful political force than they have been in decades.
Simmering below the surface in what’s sometimes called the “happiest state in America” is a feeling that government no longer listens to the people.