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  • April 23, 2018

    Think About It: Kauai Concerns

    Think About It: Kauai Concerns

    The question now for Kauai's north shore and other areas there is "what's next"? More >>
    The question now for Kauai's north shore and other areas there is "what's next"? More >>
  • April 19, 2018

    Think About It: Ha Ha (Alo)ha

    Think About It: Ha Ha (Alo)ha

    April is National Humor Month, which is a joke… just kidding.

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    April is National Humor Month, which is a joke… just kidding.

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  • April 17, 2018

    Think About It: The Wonder Of It All

    Think About It: The Wonder Of It All

    Let's finally give Stevie Wonder a break.

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    Let's finally give Stevie Wonder a break.

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  • April 12, 2018

    Think About It: Chicken Spin

    Think About It: Chicken Spin

    You probably heard about the feral chicken problem which has popped up once again in various places throughout Oahu.More >>
    You probably heard about the feral chicken problem which has popped up once again in various places throughout Oahu.More >>
  • April 9, 2018

    Think About It: Stress Test

    Think About It: Stress Test

    It might not be healthy or wise to think of life as a competition, but that doesn't mean our day to day grind is not competitive on many fronts.More >>
    It might not be healthy or wise to think of life as a competition, but that doesn't mean our day to day grind is not competitive on many fronts.More >>
  • April 5, 2018

    Think About It: Hula. Rejoice

    Think About It: Hula. Rejoice

    One of the great lessons of hula is the spirit of sharing.More >>
    One of the great lessons of hula is the spirit of sharing.More >>
  • April 2, 2018

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

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

    What's up, doc? Well, according to a report from WalletHub last week, not much for local doctors. Hawaii is ranked as the 48th best state in which to practice medicine, according to the report, which looksMore >>
    What's up, doc? Well, according to a report from WalletHub last week, not much for local doctors. Hawaii is ranked as the 48th best state in which to practice medicine.More >>
  • March 29, 2018

    Think About It: Local License Liberty

    Think About It: Local License Liberty

    There was no security breach. That was the good news from last week's announcement that data for 66,500 local driver's licenses was lost and cannot be retrieved.More >>
    There was no security breach. That was the good news from last week's announcement that data for 66,500 local driver's licenses was lost and cannot be retrieved.More >>
  • March 26, 2018

    Think About It: Repo Republicans

    Think About It: Repo Republicans

    Bravery or politically savvy? That's the question some are asking after last week's announcement that biennial political candidate, Charles Djou, has become the latest local defector from the Republican party.More >>
    Bravery or politically savvy? That's the question some are asking after last week's announcement that biennial political candidate, Charles Djou, has become the latest local defector from the Republican party.More >>
  • March 22, 2018

    Think About It: Ha Ha = Healthy

    Think About It: Ha Ha = Healthy

    Last week I editorials, with tongue planted firmly in cheek, about the annual counting of the whales, and I juxtaposed brilliantly the whole too many tourists complaint with the possibly missing whales.More >>
    Last week I editorials, with tongue planted firmly in cheek, about the annual counting of the whales, and I juxtaposed brilliantly the whole too many tourists complaint with the possibly missing whales.More >>
  • March 19, 2018

    Think About It: City Lights… out

    Think About It: City Lights… out

    How many Honolulu City Council members does it take to screw in a light bulb?More >>
    How many Honolulu City Council members does it take to screw in a light bulb?More >>
  • March 15, 2018

    Think About It: Bill Will

    Think About It: Bill Will

    Now is the time… if you ever felt inclined to get involved in the legislative process through your representatives, now is surely the time.

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    Now is the time… if you ever felt inclined to get involved in the legislative process through your representatives, now is surely the time.

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  • March 12, 2018

    Think About It: High School Touchdown!

    Think About It: High School Touchdown!

    Most states classify their high school athletic programs by size. This classification concept is widely accepted nationwide, but Hawaii has not done that for a number of reasons....

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    Most states classify their high school athletic programs by size. This classification concept is widely accepted nationwide, but Hawaii has not done that for a number of reasons, even intra-league among public and private schools.

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  • March 8, 2018

    Think About It: Whale Whereabouts

    Think About It: Whale Whereabouts

    For 30 years now, there has been a Great Whale Count around this time of year to establish some sense of just how many of these glorious creatures visit our waters.

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    For 30 years now, there has been a Great Whale Count around this time of year to establish some sense of just how many of these glorious creatures visit our waters.

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  • March 5, 2018

    Think About It: Accountability Lapse

    Think About It: Accountability Lapse

    All kinds of state agencies have come under fire lately for alleged misappropriation of funds or some form of fiduciary negligence.More >>
    All kinds of state agencies have come under fire lately for alleged misappropriation of funds or some form of fiduciary negligence.More >>
  • March 1, 2018

    Think About It: Waianae & Mars

    Think About It: Waianae & Mars

    We truly are a planet of mixed metaphors and strange realities. On the one hand, I got an email from a viewer who said her nephew lives in a truck in the Waianae Boat Harbor.More >>
    We truly are a planet of mixed metaphors and strange realities. On the one hand, I got an email from a viewer who said her nephew lives in a truck in the Waianae Boat Harbor.More >>
  • February 26, 2018

    Think About It: Year of the Hawaiian

    Think About It: Year of the Hawaiian

    Let's hope that in this Year of the Hawaiian, powers that be deal with cultural issues left unresolved high on a Big Island mountaintop or in the quest for real answers on what is sovereignty.More >>
    Let's hope that in this Year of the Hawaiian, powers that be deal with cultural issues left unresolved high on a Big Island mountaintop or in the quest for real answers on what is sovereignty.More >>
  • February 22, 2018

    Think About It: Unicameral Logic

    Think About It: Unicameral Logic

    A local media friend of mine was having a conversation with a state legislator about a proposed bill being pushed through...More >>
    A local media friend of mine was having a conversation with a state legislator about a proposed bill being pushed through a committee the said legislator served on that would affect the local broadcasting community and some of its local responsibilities.More >>
  • February 8, 2018

    Think About It: L.Gee- whiz

    Think About It: L.Gee- whiz

    Last week I would've said, hey, have you got some free time for the next 10-months?  Well, until soon-to-be-former State Attorney General...More >>
    Last week I would've said, hey, have you got some free time for the next 10-months?  Well, until soon-to-be-former State Attorney General and already-U.S House candidate Doug Chin stepped in after two others said "no thanks", the state's lieutenant governor slot was open.More >>
  • February 1, 2018

    Think About It: Basic Economics

    Think About It: Basic Economics

    Only 20 states in this country mandate that each and every high school graduate has some basic sense of personal finance and economics.

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    Only 20 states in this country mandate that each and every high school graduate has some basic sense of personal finance and economics.

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  • February 5, 2018

    Think About It: Housing & Fences & You

    Think About It: Housing & Fences & You

    A couple of local government building suggestions highlighted recently have caught my attention: the Hawaii Public Housing Authority is working with other entities ....

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    A couple of local government building suggestions highlighted recently have caught my attention: the Hawaii Public Housing Authority is working with other entities on plans to build some affordable housing along the transit line in Pearl Highlands, near Aloha Stadium, and in Kalihi

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  • February 19, 2018

    Think About It: Housing History

    Think About It: Housing History

    The governor wrote, "I approved the State Housing Functional Plan. This plan is based on joint public and private efforts to finance, build, and maintain an adequate supply of affordable housing for Hawaii's people.More >>
    The governor wrote, "I approved the State Housing Functional Plan. This plan is based on joint public and private efforts to finance, build, and maintain an adequate supply of affordable housing for Hawaii's people.More >>
  • February 15, 2018

    Think About It: Odds & Ends

    Think About It: Odds & Ends

    A couple of odds and ends to ponder heading into your (perhaps) three-day weekend: The Pacific Rim Soccer Cup last weekend at Aloha Stadium featured some quality talent from Japan's "J" League and from Major league Soccer.More >>
    A couple of odds and ends to ponder heading into your (perhaps) three-day weekend: The Pacific Rim Soccer Cup last weekend at Aloha Stadium featured some quality talent from Japan's "J" League and from Major league Soccer.More >>
  • February 12, 2018

    Think About It: Local Media ARE Emergency Conduits

    Think About It: Local Media ARE Emergency Conduits

    Thousands of bills are brought forth in our annual legislative session, of which about 1% will actually get passed.

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    Thousands of bills are brought forth in our annual legislative session, of which about 1% will actually get passed.

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  • January 29, 2018

    Think About It: And It Continues….

    Think About It: And It Continues….

    Great to hear that the governor has got his Twitter account log-in details and password. Just one more reminder last week that this false alert fiasco continues to find new ways to sadly entertain us.

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    Great to hear that the governor has got his Twitter account log-in details and password. Just one more reminder last week that this false alert fiasco continues to find new ways to sadly entertain us.

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  • February 1, 2018

    Think About It: Basic Economics

    Think About It: Basic Economics

    Only 20 states in this country mandate that each and every high school graduate has some basic sense of personal finance and economics. And that makes no sense.

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    Only 20 states in this country mandate that each and every high school graduate has some basic sense of personal finance and economics. And that makes no sense.

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  • January 25, 2018

    Think About It: Political Wrangling

    Think About It: Political Wrangling

    The legislature is off and running with an added sense of intrigue this year as we have what's shaping up to be an interesting governor's race coming up in August's primary election.

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    The legislature is off and running with an added sense of intrigue this year as we have what's shaping up to be an interesting governor's race coming up in August's primary election.

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  • January 22, 2018

    Think About It: Anger Alert

    Think About It: Anger Alert

    The list of absurdities, anecdotes, questions, and uncertainties related to the false missile alert warning of January 13th is seemingly endless.

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    The list of absurdities, anecdotes, questions, and uncertainties related to the false missile alert warning of January 13th is seemingly endless.

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  • January 18, 2018

    Think About It: Flu Blues

    Think About It: Flu Blues

    Far too often, people talk about the flu like it's no big deal, like it's simply something that comes around for a few months each year and then fades away.

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    Far too often, people talk about the flu like it's no big deal, like it's simply something that comes around for a few months each year and then fades away.

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  • January 15, 2018

    Think About It: The High Cost Of Surviving

    Think About It: The High Cost Of Surviving

    50% of Hawaii households can barely cover their basic needs. That's right, half of Hawaii homes cannot make ends meet, and that's even with people often holding more than one job at a time. For a family

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    50% of Hawaii households can barely cover their basic needs. That's right, half of Hawaii homes cannot make ends meet, and that's even with people often holding more than one job at a time.

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  • January 11, 2018

    Think About It: Smoke & Furor

    Think About It: Smoke & Furor

    There's a new haze over the budding marijuana industry in Hawaii, and it's not the cloud you think of when you think of pakololo.

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    There's a new haze over the budding marijuana industry in Hawaii, and it's not the cloud you think of when you think of pakololo.

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  • January 8, 2018

    Think About It: Dialysis Delay

    Think About It: Dialysis Delay

    To suggest that the wheels of government move slowly would be an obvious understatement.

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    To suggest that the wheels of government move slowly would be an obvious understatement.

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  • January 4, 2018

    Think About It: Tax Planning

    Think About It: Tax Planning

    With the new federal tax cuts now in place, debates are under way as to whether or not anyone other than the really rich will really prosper in the coming years.

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    With the new federal tax cuts now in place, debates are under way as to whether or not anyone other than the really rich will really prosper in the coming years.

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  • January 1, 2018

    Think About It: Resolution Reailty

    Think About It: Resolution Reailty

    Welcome to 2018. New tax rules abound and the election season will be kicking off locally in earnest sometime late in 1st quarter or early 2nd quarter.

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    Welcome to 2018. New tax rules abound and the election season will be kicking off locally in earnest sometime late in 1st quarter or early 2nd quarter.

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