Think About It Editorials May 2012 - KFVE, K5-Hawaii News, Weather and Sports

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  • May 28, 2012

    Think About It: Time for Term Limits?

    Think About It: Time for Term Limits?

    One of the many reasons that things often don't get done during legislative sessions is the fact that most legislators, both local and national, are very careful not to alienate their core constituentMore >>
    One of the many reasons that things often don't get done during legislative sessions is the fact that most legislators, both local and national, are very careful not to alienate their core constituent base, because if they anger their base supporters, they might be out of a job next time around.More >>
  • May 24, 2012

    Think About It: The Name Game

    Think About It: The Name Game

    Naming one's children is a very personal thing, yet, at the same time, an extremely public event, since that name will be known by everyone your child comes in contact with for the next 80+ years. WhileMore >>
    Naming one's children is a very personal thing, yet, at the same time, an extremely public event, since that name will be known by everyone your child comes in contact with for the next 80+ years.More >>
  • May 21, 2012

    Think About It: Air Traffic

    Think About It: Air Traffic

    Good news for local consumers as more and more airlines promote new flights to and from these islands. With recent announcements about more flights to the mainland and abroad by Hawaiian Airlines, AllegiantMore >>
    Good news for local consumers as more and more airlines promote new flights to and from these islands. With recent announcements about more flights to the mainland and abroad by Hawaiian Airlines, Allegiant Air and Alaska Air, the local consumer will soon have (quite possibly) more choices than ever before, including the ability to fly into some smaller markets like Stockton, Fresno, and Bellingham.More >>
  • May 10, 2012

    Think About It: Mayoral Jousting

    Think About It: Mayoral Jousting

    Things are already getting touchy in the Honolulu mayor's race, as players in the same party are at odds with one another and throwing statements and accusations around. The first debate obviously pittedMore >>
    Things are already getting touchy in the Honolulu mayor's race, as players in the same party are at odds with one another and throwing statements and accusations around. The first debate obviously pitted the pro-rail proponents, Mr. Carlisle and Mr. Caldwell, against the anti-rail advocate, Mr. Cayetano.More >>
  • May 7, 2012

    Think About It: Contract Contact

    Think About It: Contract Contact

    Along with being befuddled and cynical, you can now throw amazed into how many people feel about the latest chapter of the HSTA/State of Hawaii contract negotiations. However, I am not sure "negotiations"More >>
    Along with being befuddled and cynical, you can now throw amazed into how many people feel about the latest chapter of the HSTA/State of Hawaii contract negotiations. However, I am not sure "negotiations" is an appropriate term, since abstinence and e-mails have been the norm over the past four months since the public teachers of Hawaii resoundingly rejected a contract proposal highly-endorsed by their own union.More >>
  • May 3, 2012

    Think About It: Facebunk

    Think About It: Facebunk

    I went to a movie last week and was perturbed by the cell phones that stayed on, even as the movie began and as some self-absorbed individual got a hugely important text midway through the feature. I wentMore >>
    I went to a movie last week and was perturbed by the cell phones that stayed on, even as the movie began and as some self-absorbed individual got a hugely important text midway through the feature.I went to a meeting last week and watched as numerous people thought they were being subtle as they checked their Crack-berries during the meeting while others spoke to the group.More >>
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