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  • October 16, 2017

    Think About It: DirecTV and KFVE

    Think About It: DirecTV and KFVE

    K5 The HomeTeam is dedicated to serving this community. We are proud to deliver more non-news local programming on a regularly scheduled basis than just about any other station in America.More >>
    K5 The HomeTeam is dedicated to serving this community. We are proud to deliver more non-news local programming on a regularly scheduled basis than just about any other station in America.More >>
  • October 9, 2017

    Think About It: Good Business

    Think About It: Good Business

    The largesse of Jay Shidler? Well, that's the gift that just keeps on giving. And when I say "keeps on giving", I mean for the next one hundred years!

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    The largesse of Jay Shidler? Well, that's the gift that just keeps on giving. And when I say "keeps on giving", I mean for the next one hundred years!

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  • October 5, 2017

    Think About It: Is There A Doctor In The House?

    Think About It: Is There A Doctor In The House?

    Hawaii comes the now-annual reminder that we also have a worsening doctor shortage throughout our state.

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    On the heels of my editorial earlier this week about the now-annual teacher shortage we face in Hawaii comes the now-annual reminder that we also have a worsening doctor shortage throughout our state.

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  • October 2, 2017

    Think About It: Teacher Trials

    Think About It: Teacher Trials

    Without a doubt, there is an unfortunate correlation between the WalletHub analysis that says Hawaii is the worst state in the country to be a teacher...More >>
    Without a doubt, there is an unfortunate correlation between the WalletHub analysis that says Hawaii is the worst state in the country to be a teacher...More >>
  • September 28, 2017

    Think About It: Unhip Tip

    Think About It: Unhip Tip

    According to Square, a financial services, merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company, Hawaii is the cheapest state in the country… well, at least when it comes to tipping.

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    According to Square, a financial services, merchant services aggregator and mobile payment company, Hawaii is the cheapest state in the country… well, at least when it comes to tipping.

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  • September 25, 2017

    Think About It: BIG Deal

    Think About It: BIG Deal

    Sometimes it's better to be plucky than lucky. Three young ladies who had been dealt a tough hand were acknowledged 10-days ago as they were each handed a scholarship check.

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    Sometimes it's better to be plucky than lucky. Three young ladies who had been dealt a tough hand were acknowledged 10-days ago as they were each handed a scholarship check.

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  • September 21, 2017

    Think About It: Comfortably Numb

    Think About It: Comfortably Numb

    Numb. That's what time and redundancy can do to the human mind. And that's what a lot of people feel right now as it relates to the rail issue.More >>
    Numb. That's what time and redundancy can do to the human mind. And that's what a lot of people feel right now as it relates to the rail issue.More >>
  • September 18, 2017

    Think About It: The Storm That May Come

    Think About It: The Storm That May Come

    Hurricanes recently generated wind damage plus massive rain and ocean flooding in Texas and then in Florida...

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    Hurricanes recently generated wind damage plus massive rain and ocean flooding in Texas and then in Florida; wildfires rage today in California and in the northwest- disasters with huge consequences immediately and for months and possibly years ahead.

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  • September 14, 2017

    Think About It: A Family Place

    Think About It: A Family Place

    The best place in which to raise a family? From its press release- WalletHub's analysts compared the 150 most populated U.S. cities based on 41 key metrics that take into account essential family dynamics,

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    The best place in which to raise a family? From its press release- WalletHub's analysts compared the 150 most populated U.S. cities based on 41 key metrics that take into account essential family dynamics, such as the cost of housing, the quality of local school and health-care systems, and the opportunities for fun and recreation.

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  • September 11, 2017

    Think About It: The 2018 Race Pace

    Think About It: The 2018 Race Pace

    Aaannnd… the race is on. Yes, the political season got under way about a year before the August 11, 2018, primary election here when several candidates announced plans recently to run for lieutenant governor.

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    Aaannnd… the race is on. Yes, the political season got under way about a year before the August 11, 2018, primary election here when several candidates announced plans recently to run for lieutenant governor.

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  • September 7, 2017

    Think About It: This and TAT

    Think About It: This and TAT

    In its weekly column this week, the Tax Foundation of Hawaii and its president, Tom Yamachika, comment on the "transient accommodations tax", or TAT, being raised to help pay for the rail.

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    In its weekly column this week, the Tax Foundation of Hawaii and its president, Tom Yamachika, comment on the "transient accommodations tax", or TAT, being raised to help pay for the rail.

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  • August 31, 2017

    Think About It: Women Work

    Think About It: Women Work

    Website WalletHub told us last week that Hawaii ranks #1 of all the states in the country when it comes to "women's equality".

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    Website WalletHub told us last week that Hawaii ranks #1 of all the states in the country when it comes to "women's equality".

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  • August 24, 2017

    Think About It: UH- Huh?

    Think About It: UH- Huh?

    As the fall sports season gets underway, hope runs high at the University of Hawaii with wahine soccer, wahine volleyball and football getting ready to start.

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    As the fall sports season gets underway, hope runs high at the University of Hawaii with wahine soccer, wahine volleyball and football getting ready to start.

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  • August 28, 2017

    Think About It: Star Struck

    Think About It: Star Struck

    The eclipse last week was great, though we didn't get to see much of it here due to angles and all.

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    The eclipse last week was great, though we didn't get to see much of it here due to angles and all.

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  • September 4, 2017

    Think About It: Rail, Rail, The Gang’s All

    Think About It: Rail, Rail, The Gang’s All

    "I'll be back". Those were the now immortal words of "The Terminator", Arnold Schwarzenegger at the police station, before he walked out and then rammed his car through the front door to announce that he was back.

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    "I'll be back". Those were the now immortal words of "The Terminator", Arnold Schwarzenegger at the police station, before he walked out and then rammed his car through the front door to announce that he was back.

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  • August 21, 2017

    Think About It: With Aloha

    Think About It: With Aloha

    The Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association promotes Hawaiian culture, values and traditions in the workplace.More >>
    The Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association promotes Hawaiian culture, values and traditions in the workplace.More >>
  • August 17, 2017

    Think About It: Peace of Mind

    Think About It: Peace of Mind

    Take nothing for granted.  A reverse way of saying be grateful for every day, but it makes sense.

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    Take nothing for granted.  A reverse way of saying be grateful for every day, but it makes sense.

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  • August 10, 2017

    Think About It: Meandering Down The Road…

    Think About It: Meandering Down The Road…

    How about we give more specific responsibilities to the LG's office so we don't wonder what the position is expected to do?

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    As more and more people are seemingly jumping into the local 2018 lieutenant governor's race, two questions come to mind: how about we give more specific responsibilities to the LG's office so we don't wonder what the position is expected to do?

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  • August 14, 2017

    Think About It: Open House, Open Mind

    Think About It: Open House, Open Mind

    Public school is back in session, and this provides a great opportunity for every parent or guardian to get actively involved in making a difference for your child.

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    Public school is back in session, and this provides a great opportunity for every parent or guardian to get actively involved in making a difference for your child.

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  • August 7, 2017

    Think About It: Redemption in Humanity

    Think About It: Redemption in Humanity

    Two weeks ago, someone in a Kalihi apartment building laundry area allegedly stole a wheelchair from a gentleman with spina bifida.

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    Two weeks ago, someone in a Kalihi apartment building laundry area allegedly stole a wheelchair from a gentleman with spina bifida.

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  • August 3, 2017

    Think About It: Ferry/TMT/Rail- Canary?

    Think About It: Ferry/TMT/Rail- Canary?

    A former judge put forth the latest ruling on the Thirty Meter Telescope escapade...

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    A former judge put forth the latest ruling on the Thirty Meter Telescope escapade...

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  • July 31, 2017

    Think About It: Natatorium Movement

    Think About It: Natatorium Movement

    I have seen the future of the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial and it's… well, it's still a ways off, but I can assure that a plan is taking shape.

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    I have seen the future of the Waikiki Natatorium War Memorial and it's… well, it's still a ways off, but I can assure that a plan is taking shape.

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  • July 27, 2017

    Think About It: Play Bawl!

    Think About It: Play Bawl!

    A waste of time and effort. That's what you'd have to call it after the state dropped its case against Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa for using campaign funds in sponsoring a local Maui softball team.More >>
    A waste of time and effort. That's what you'd have to call it after the state dropped its case against Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa for using campaign funds in sponsoring a local Maui softball team.More >>
  • July 24, 2017

    Think About It: Ferry Good

    Think About It: Ferry Good

     As a proud, Hawaii state taxpayer, I now know that I'll be helping to pay off that thing for another 11-years, so I feel a sudden rush of exuberance that at least I got a ride.More >>
    I actually got to ride the Superferry about six weeks ago. As a proud, Hawaii state taxpayer, I now know that I'll be helping to pay off that thing for another 11-years, so I feel a sudden rush of exuberance that at least I got a ride.More >>
  • July 20, 2017

    Think About It: Texting Lawbreakers

    Think About It: Texting Lawbreakers

    The City Council approved a bill last week that makes it a crime for people to look at their phones or other electronic device while walking across the street.

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    The City Council approved a bill last week that makes it a crime for people to look at their phones or other electronic device while walking across the street.

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  • July 17, 2017

    Think About It: Breaking New Ground

    Think About It: Breaking New Ground

    The fact that groundbreaking on a project to build new homes for the homeless took place near Sand Island last week is groundbreaking unto itself.

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    The fact that groundbreaking on a project to build new homes for the homeless took place near Sand Island last week is groundbreaking unto itself.

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  • July 13, 2017

    Think About It: Times For A Change

    Think About It: Times For A Change

    Arakawas, Woolworths, Kress, GEM Stores, 404 Piikoi, Star Markets, Pinky's, Hanamaulu Café, Liberty House, Chevron, Ward Warehouse, Times Supermarkets… all gone or soon to be gone.

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    Arakawas, Woolworths, Kress, GEM Stores, 404 Piikoi, Star Markets, Pinky's, Hanamaulu Café, Liberty House, Chevron, Ward Warehouse, Times Supermarkets… all gone or soon to be gone.

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  • July 10, 2017

    Think About It: Cool Update

    Think About It: Cool Update

    An update last month suggested that the state plans to have over 1,500 classrooms retrofitted with cooler air by the time school starts in less than a month.

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    An update last month suggested that the state plans to have over 1,500 classrooms retrofitted with cooler air by the time school starts in less than a month.

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  • July 6, 2017

    Think About It: Canadian Connection

    Think About It: Canadian Connection

    Last month while vacationing in Halifax, Nova Scotia, I noticed a front page story in the Halifax Metro lamenting the horrible voter turnout in the local elections.More >>
    Last month while vacationing in Halifax, Nova Scotia, I noticed a front page story in the Halifax Metro lamenting the horrible voter turnout in the local elections.More >>
  • July 3, 2017

    Think About It: School Start Times

    Think About It: School Start Times

    As we hit the middle of summer and visions of a new school year and a new schools superintendent become a reality next month, the time has come once again to formally look at the time school starts each day.More >>
    As we hit the middle of summer and visions of a new school year and a new schools superintendent become a reality next month, the time has come once again to formally look at the time school starts each day.More >>
  • June 29, 2017

    Think About It: Nah- tatorium

    Think About It: Nah- tatorium

    The City of Honolulu is apparently moving ahead with plans to reinforce a portion of the sea wall around Queen's Surf and Waikiki Aquarium.More >>
    The City of Honolulu is apparently moving ahead with plans to reinforce a portion of the sea wall around Queen's Surf and Waikiki Aquarium.More >>
  • June 26, 2017

    Think About It: Lucky You Live Hawaii… or Vermont

    Think About It: Lucky You Live Hawaii… or Vermont

    Personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its report on 2017's Safest States in America. WalletHub's analysts compared the 50 states across 37 key metrics. The data set ranges from assaults

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    Personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its report on 2017's Safest States in America.

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  • June 22, 2017

    Think About It: Worst First Impression

    Think About It: Worst First Impression

    The recent sweep of homeless personnel along Nimitz Highway was just the latest effort in a non-stop, never-ending effort to provide compassionate disruption.

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    The recent sweep of homeless personnel along Nimitz Highway was just the latest effort in a non-stop, never-ending effort to provide compassionate disruption.

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  • June 12, 2017

    Think About It: Tall Tales

    Think About It: Tall Tales

    The state of Hawaii showed off plans a couple of weeks ago for a so-called "vertical" school in Kakaako. The plan makes a lot of sense, and it should encourage more thinking of this nature- we have limited

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    The state of Hawaii showed off plans a couple of weeks ago for a so-called "vertical" school in Kakaako.

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  • June 15, 2017

    Think About It: Council Cash

    Think About It: Council Cash

    Now that the Honolulu City Council has narrowly approved $350 million in city general obligation bonds, rail work can continue as planned. The shortfall this time is being chalked up to the fact that week

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    Now that the Honolulu City Council has narrowly approved $350 million in city general obligation bonds, rail work can continue as planned.

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  • June 19, 2017

    Think About It: School Principles

    Think About It: School Principles

    A lot of bold words have come out lately from both the state's new schools superintendent and the interim schools superintendent. Temporary DOE boss, Keith Hayashi, stated in a recent newspaper editorialMore >>
    A lot of bold words have come out lately from both the state's new schools superintendent and the interim schools superintendent.More >>
  • June 8, 2017

    Think About It: Sailing Homeward

    Think About It: Sailing Homeward

    In just over a week from now, the three-year, round-the-world voyage of Hokule`a and its sister vessel, Hikianalia, will come to a triumphant conclusion as it enters Waikiki via Magic Island for a publicMore >>
    In just over a week from now, the three-year, round-the-world voyage of Hokule`a and its sister vessel, Hikianalia, will come to a triumphant conclusion as it enters Waikiki via Magic Island for a public ceremony, which is currently planned for next Saturday.More >>
  • June 5, 2017

    Think About It: Owl Wisdom

    Think About It: Owl Wisdom

    The state has begun a project meant to find out all kinds of things about the pueo, or Hawaiian owl. We don't know how many pueo there are in these islands, we don't know much about their lifestyle, andMore >>
    The state has begun a project meant to find out all kinds of things about the pueo, or Hawaiian owl.More >>
  • June 1, 20167

    Think About It: Dave's Deeds

    Think About It: Dave's Deeds

    1,202 wins, an 85% winning percentage, 42 seasons as head coach, four national championships, five-time national Coach of the Year, 85 All Americans, 25 conference Players-of-the-Year. You could go onMore >>
    1,202 wins, an 85% winning percentage, 42 seasons as head coach, four national championships, five-time national Coach of the Year, 85 All Americans, 25 conference Players-of-the-Year.More >>
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