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Danny De Gracia: The Navy Needs To Make Red Hill A Priority Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Danny De Gracia: The Navy Needs To Make Red Hill A Priority

The U.S. military has built megastructures under wartime conditions on short orders when enthusiasm and necessity were involved.

John Pritchett: Aloha Means Goodbye John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Aloha Means Goodbye

Russian President Vladimir Putin has granted citizenship to Edward Snowden, the former intelligence consultant and onetime Waipahu resident who fled the U.S. in 2013 after revealing classified surveillance programs.

Hawaii Legislature Should Not Mess With Our Public Records Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Hawaii Legislature Should Not Mess With Our Public Records Law

The Office of Information Practices is once again trying to reverse its defeat in court in order to impede the people’s right to know.

Catherine Toth Fox: Why We Shouldn’t Judge Homeless People Who Have Pets Hawaiian Humane Society/2021

Catherine Toth Fox: Why We Shouldn’t Judge Homeless People Who Have Pets

Instead, the community needs to look at increasing and improving pet-friendly emergency shelters and permanent housing, and funding more street outreach.

Neal Milner: The Key To Upward Mobility? Well-Off Friends Ludwig Laab/Civil Beat/2021

Neal Milner: The Key To Upward Mobility? Well-Off Friends

The American Dream is slipping away for many people, but there’s opportunity in socioeconomic mixing.

Remembering Big Wind’s Big Fail On Lanai Courtesy: Friends of Lanai

Remembering Big Wind’s Big Fail On Lanai

The lesson for concerned communities is to “just say no” and to never give up.

Danny De Gracia: Time To Stop Making Excuses And Just Get Started Already Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Danny De Gracia: Time To Stop Making Excuses And Just Get Started Already

We have the right to expect the full benefits of human civilization by having an attentive government that is progressive in getting things done.

Let’s Dump The Electoral College Screenshot/2022

Let’s Dump The Electoral College

One person, one vote is the only fair way to choose American presidents.

John Pritchett: Direct Deposit John Pritchett/Civil Beat/2022

John Pritchett: Direct Deposit

Hawaii taxpayers are receiving refunds of $100 or $300, thanks to a new law that takes advantage of a budget surplus. But amidst rising costs it may only go so far.

How To Avoid Skin Cancer Without Harming Marine Species Alana Eagle/Civil Beat/2017

How To Avoid Skin Cancer Without Harming Marine Species

Stay out of the midday sun and cover up, of course, but especially don’t use chemical sunscreens.