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Danny De Gracia: Hawaii Is Way Out There On Gun Control Marina Riker/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Hawaii Is Way Out There On Gun Control

A state senator’s resolutions targeting the Second Amendment are among several firearms measures in the Legislature.

Neal Milner: This Business Genius Will Bomb As A Presidential Contender Gage Skidmore/Flickr.com

Neal Milner: This Business Genius Will Bomb As A Presidential Contender

Howard Schultz has done an amazing job branding Starbucks. But few people will buy his “centrist independent” pitch in these polarized times.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Beauty of Being Satisfied With ‘Enough’ Trisha Kehaulani Watson/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Beauty of Being Satisfied With ‘Enough’

It was a tenet of Native Hawaiians and other indigenous people to use resources in moderation and not overaccumulate wealth.

Chad Blair: Why Is Keith Kaneshiro Still Getting A Paycheck? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Chad Blair: Why Is Keith Kaneshiro Still Getting A Paycheck?

His salary should be suspended for now and ultimately forfeited if he’s convicted in Honolulu’s widespread corruption scandal.

Denby Fawcett: Honolulu Diocese Should Identify All Credibly Accused Priests Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Honolulu Diocese Should Identify All Credibly Accused Priests

It’s already happening elsewhere around the country, sometimes voluntarily. The Catholic Church in the islands should follow suit.

Danny De Gracia: When Reforming Primaries, Make Sure Voters Understand Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: When Reforming Primaries, Make Sure Voters Understand

There’s a move afoot in the Legislature to radically change how we vote in partisan primaries, but it risks further confusing the electorate.

Sterling Higa: Transforming One Of Honolulu’s Worst Eyesores Anthony Quintano/ Civil Beat

Sterling Higa: Transforming One Of Honolulu’s Worst Eyesores

Redeveloping the worn-out Mayor Wright Homes housing project offers a rare chance for the city to create some inspiring architecture.

Denby Fawcett: Council Member Wants Audit of Hawaiian Humane Society Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: Council Member Wants Audit of Hawaiian Humane Society

Ann Kobayashi said she was stunned by how many key employees had left the Humane Society under its current CEO.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Protecting Farms Must Be A Climate Priority Katie Boon/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Protecting Farms Must Be A Climate Priority

While rising sea levels get much of the attention, another significant threat is the impact of severe weather on Hawaii’s mountains, watersheds and ag lands.

Danny De Gracia: When Are City Leaders Going To Talk To Us About Corruption? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: When Are City Leaders Going To Talk To Us About Corruption?

Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and City Council members need to look the public in the eye and answer questions about waste, fraud and corruption.

Neal Milner: HART’s ‘Bump In The Road’ Is Code For ‘We’re In Deep S#%* Here’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: HART’s ‘Bump In The Road’ Is Code For ‘We’re In Deep S#%* Here’

Slacktivism has taken over for transparency when it comes to important yet troubling public issues.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: This Maui Fight Doesn’t Belong In The Supreme Court Darla White/Hawaii DLNR

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: This Maui Fight Doesn’t Belong In The Supreme Court

We’re better off if some environmental battles were resolved with innovation and negotiation rather than in a courtroom.

March 2019

Thursday, March 14

Neal Milner: This Business Genius Will Bomb As A Presidential Contender

Wednesday, March 13

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Beauty of Being Satisfied With ‘Enough’

Chad Blair: Why Is Keith Kaneshiro Still Getting A Paycheck?

Tuesday, March 12

Denby Fawcett: Honolulu Diocese Should Identify All Credibly Accused Priests

Monday, March 11

Danny De Gracia: When Reforming Primaries, Make Sure Voters Understand

Friday, March 8

Sterling Higa: Transforming One Of Honolulu’s Worst Eyesores

Thursday, March 7

Denby Fawcett: Council Member Wants Audit of Hawaiian Humane Society

Tuesday, March 5

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Protecting Farms Must Be A Climate Priority

Monday, March 4

Danny De Gracia: When Are City Leaders Going To Talk To Us About Corruption?

February 2019

Thursday, February 28

Neal Milner: HART’s ‘Bump In The Road’ Is Code For ‘We’re In Deep S#%* Here’

Wednesday, February 27

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: This Maui Fight Doesn’t Belong In The Supreme Court

Chad Blair: How Much Hate In The 808 These Days?

Health Beat: Regulate Food Supplements, And Send The Bill To The Companies

Monday, February 25

Danny De Gracia: Quit Scalping Hawaii Taxpayers — Legalize Gambling

Thursday, February 21

Neal Milner: Living In Hawaii Drives Me Nuts But You Can’t Beat The Neighbors

Chad Blair: Public Records Chief Is Still Trying To Make It Harder To Get Public Records

Denby Fawcett: A Death Trap At The Entrance To Diamond Head

Wednesday, February 20

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Do We Really Know Who We Are Anymore?

Tuesday, February 19

Kauai: Picking Up The Pieces After Big Disasters

Danny De Gracia: Not So Fast On Massive New Green Movement

Friday, February 15

Health Beat: There’s Something To Be Said For That Drugstore Pharmacist

Tuesday, February 12

Denby Fawcett: Hawaiian Princess Is Very Different Now Than In 2007

Monday, February 11

Danny De Gracia: Why A Social Conservative Like Me Wants To Legalize Pot

Friday, February 8

Chad Blair: Bestiality Is Still Legal In Hawaii

Thursday, February 7

Neal Milner: Gabbard Lost Her Political Acumen At Just The Wrong Time

Tuesday, February 5

Health Beat: I Have No Idea How Much Your Hospital Stay Will Cost

January 2019

Thursday, January 31

Chad Blair: Do We Really Need A Dan Inouye Day? Or An Obama Ice Cream Shop?

Wednesday, January 30

Health Beat: I Have To Be Ready For Patients Who Think They’re Ready To Die

Tuesday, January 29

Denby Fawcett: Homeless On Wheels In Honolulu

Monday, January 28

Danny De Gracia: Ige’s Affordable Housing Plan Could Easily Backfire

Wednesday, January 23

Denby Fawcett: Canned Food Is So ’50s But Spam Will Live Forever

Tuesday, January 22

Danny De Gracia: Confessions Of A Bill Hijacker

Thursday, January 17

Neal Milner: Why Is Hawaii Afraid To Recount Votes In Close Races?

Wednesday, January 16

Chad Blair: The Incredible Shrinking Tulsi Gabbard

Tuesday, January 15

Denby Fawcett: I Like Dogs But Not When They’re In My Face — Or My Food

Monday, January 14

Danny De Gracia: Raising Hawaii’s Minimum Wage Is No Quick Fix

Tuesday, January 8

Denby Fawcett: MADD’s New Target Is Drugged Driving

Friday, January 4

Health Beat: It’s Safe To Take Your Pills, But Those Medical Devices Might Kill You

Thursday, January 3

Chad Blair: Tulsi Gabbard’s Unlikely Path To The Presidency

Neal Milner: Why This Great Idea To Make Hawaii More Efficient Probably Won’t Work

Wednesday, January 2

Danny De Gracia: How You Can Make A Difference In 2019