Think About It Editorials May 2015 - KFVE, K5-Hawaii News, Weather and Sports

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  • May 28, 2015

    Think About It: Canadian Bakin'

    Think About It: Canadian Bakin'

    In 2009, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, began a five-year plan to rid itself of homelessness through a "housing first" initiative. The idea was to quickly move people in the throes of homelessness intoMore >>
    In 2009, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, began a five-year plan to rid itself of homelessness through a "housing first" initiative.More >>
  • May 26, 2015

    Think About It: Doi Days

    Think About It: Doi Days

    I never met former lieutenant governor Nelson Doi, who passed away recently. But from what I've heard and read, he seemed like the type of difference-maker that are found too rare these days in publicMore >>
    I never met former lieutenant governor Nelson Doi, who passed away recently. But from what I've heard and read, he seemed like the type of difference-maker that are found too rare these days in public office.More >>
  • May 21, 2015

    Think About It: Nursing Home Nonsense: A Real Story

    Think About It: Nursing Home Nonsense: A Real Story

    The "system" doesn't work for Noboru and Elaine Kawamoto. They are a local couple who've been married for 67-years and now both need help through foster care. But the system doesn't allow two private payingMore >>
    The "system" doesn't work for Noboru and Elaine Kawamoto. They are a local couple who've been married for 67-years and now both need help through foster care.More >>
  • May 18, 2015

    Think About It: Food Facts and Follow-Up

    Think About It: Food Facts and Follow-Up

    287,000. That's a big number. And that's how many individual people received food from the Hawaii Foodbank over the past year. That's staggering. One in five people in our state needed assistance. OverMore >>
    287,000. That's a big number. And that's how many individual people received food from the Hawaii Foodbank over the past year. That's staggering.More >>
  • May 14, 2015

    Think About It: Nursing Home Needs

    Think About It: Nursing Home Needs

    As if you needed more proof about the price of paradise, we now find out that Hawaii has the 4th highest nursing home costs in the country. It costs just over $300 per day for a shared room at a local nursingMore >>
    As if you needed more proof about the price of paradise, we now find out that Hawaii has the 4th highest nursing home costs in the country.More >>
  • May 11, 2015

    Think About It: Plane Truth

    Think About It: Plane Truth

    In yet another example that just about anything you ever wanted to know about anything is available on the internet, true or not, a website called Fixr.com now helpfully informs us what the #1 export isMore >>
    In yet another example that just about anything you ever wanted to know about anything is available on the internet, true or not, a website called Fixr.com now helpfully informs us what the #1 export is from every state in the union.More >>
  • May 7, 2015

    Think About It: Slipping Away

    Think About It: Slipping Away

    On the surface, I hear more and more people suggest that Honolulu is looking like just about any other major city these days- with on-going concerns about housing, traffic, the environment, homelessness,More >>
    On the surface, I hear more and more people suggest that Honolulu is looking like just about any other major city these days- with on-going concerns about housing, traffic, the environment, homelessness, jobs, our kids' futures here, resources… the list goes on and on.More >>
  • May 4, 2015

    Think About It: Homelessness vs. Helplessness?

    Think About It: Homelessness vs. Helplessness?

    We're not winning the war on homelessness, much like we have never won the war on drugs or poverty. But rather than just talk about talking about the situation, what can be done to make a concrete, realistic,More >>
    We're not winning the war on homelessness, much like we have never won the war on drugs or poverty.More >>
  • April 30, 2015

    Think About It: FAST Track to Nowhere

    Think About It: FAST Track to Nowhere

    There's a great line in the Marx Brothers' classic comedy movie "A Night At The Opera" where Groucho Marx tells Chico Marx about a contract clause that has to do with the sanity of the parties involvedMore >>
    There's a great line in the Marx Brothers' classic comedy movie "A Night At The Opera" where Groucho Marx tells Chico Marx about a contract clause that has to do with the sanity of the parties involved in the deal, and Chico laughingly says, "you can't fool me, there ain't no sanity clause."More >>
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