Think About It editorials June 2011 - KFVE, K5-Hawaii News, Weather and Sports

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  • June 30, 2011

    Sand Barred

    Sand Barred

    Why is it that sometimes bad things have to happen before good people step forward to correct a situation? Unfortunately, sometimes things get a little bit too far out of control, and then people respondMore >>
  • June 27, 2011

    Simple Economics

    Simple Economics

    The new Board of Directors of the state Department of Education has proposed decreasing the number of required social studies credits from four to three for high school students. In the deleted credit'sMore >>
  • June 23, 2011

    Musical Chair(men)

    Musical Chair(men)

    Without much fanfare, the Honolulu City Council changed its chair person last week, as Nestor Garcia stepped down and Ernie Martin moved to the top rung of the Council.  There were rumors about a possibleMore >>
  • June 20, 2011

    Hail, Hail Haleiwa!

    Hail, Hail Haleiwa!

    There's talk about major renovations in Haleiwa town.  Landowner Kamehameha Schools is looking to upgrade, demolish, and/or refurbish the main block in historic Haleiwa, in order to make sure the buildingsMore >>
  • June 16, 2011

    Doctor's Orders

    Doctor's Orders

    We have a lot of phenomenal health care professionals in Hawaii at all levels. Unfortunately, we don't have enough in many areas- one estimate I heard suggests we are 700 doctors short throughout theseMore >>
  • June 13, 2011

    Pro Bold

    Pro Bold

    The governor last week called the $4-million the state spends to secure the NFL Pro Bowl rights "egregious self-indulgence" and "stupid". Pretty harsh words for an event that provides lots of upside forMore >>
  • June 9, 2011

    Fishing Tails

    Fishing Tails

    In less than a month, the Waikiki Aquarium will debut its new exhibit, an amazing tank of life showcasing coral and fishes heretofore unseen by most humans. The exhibit will be a small attempt to re-createMore >>
  • June 6, 2011

    Let The Races Begin

    Let The Races Begin

    So here we are, 17-months away from the next, big general election, and yet the local campaigns and announcements have already begun. With U.S. House representative Mazie Hirono throwing her hat into theMore >>
  • June 2, 2011

    (Finally) Built To Last

    (Finally) Built To Last

    It took far too long, but work has finally begun on the units at public housing project Kuhio Park Terrace. The $135-million renovation project seems like it has been well-thought out, with affected residentsMore >>
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