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

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  • July 2, 2015

    Think About It: Get Jazzed!

    Think About It: Get Jazzed!

    Some good news out of Waikiki last week. First it was announced that May visitor arrivals were up 9% vs. a year earlier, but perhaps more importantly, visitor spending from West Coast arrivals was up 20%.More >>
    Some good news out of Waikiki last week. First it was announced that May visitor arrivals were up 9% vs. a year earlier, but perhaps more importantly, visitor spending from West Coast arrivals was up 20%.More >>
  • July 6, 2015

    Think About It: Homeless-Zzzz

    Think About It: Homeless-Zzzz

    So much to talk about and so little time. How about the Honolulu Ethics Commission, which acted unethically by putting a muzzle on its executive director and staff? If the Commission has issues with informationMore >>
    So much to talk about and so little time. How about the Honolulu Ethics Commission, which acted unethically by putting a muzzle on its executive director and staff?More >>
  • June 29, 2015

    Think About It: HOV Blues

    Think About It: HOV Blues

    The Zipper and HOV- or High Occupancy Vehicle- lanes are be too good to be passed up by far too many solo drivers locally. Every single day as I come in through Red Hill on H-1, I see violators cruisingMore >>
    The Zipper and HOV- or High Occupancy Vehicle- lanes are be too good to be passed up by far too many solo drivers locally. Every single day as I come in through Red Hill on H-1, I see violators cruisingMore >>
  • June 25, 2015

    Think About It: Good Days, Bag Days

    Think About It: Good Days, Bag Days

    From the window in my office, I look upon a nice tree on the median strip of Waiakamilo Road. For months on end, the beauty of the tree had been blighted by an ugly plastic bag that had blown into theMore >>
    "Effective July 1, Honolulu businesses shall be prohibited from providing plastic checkout bags and non-recyclable paper bags to their customers at the point of sale for the purpose of transporting groceries or other merchandise."More >>
  • June 22, 2015

    Think About It: Wheels of Change... Not

    Think About It: Wheels of Change... Not

    Looks like we're finally going to see some action and resolution on the Waikiki Natatorium. Well, not exactly. After 35-years of discussion, estimates on repairs, and suggestions on how best to utilizeMore >>
    Looks like we're finally going to see some action and resolution on the Waikiki Natatorium.More >>
  • June 18, 2015

    Think About It: Fix It

    Think About It: Fix It

    A 30-year old man broke his ankle last week trespassing in the wee hours of the morning while trying to get to- you guessed it, the Haiku Stairs, otherwise known as the Stairway to Heaven. This is no realMore >>
    A 30-year old man broke his ankle last week trespassing in the wee hours of the morning while trying to get to- you guessed it, the Haiku Stairs, otherwise known as the Stairway to Heaven.
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  • Think About It: Oxymorons and False Truth

    Think About It: Oxymorons and False Truth

    Last week some false killer whales showed up off the Kona coast, and while it was great to see this unique excursion, it got me thinking about the plight of these majestic creatures. How'd you like toMore >>
    Last week some false killer whales showed up off the Kona coast, and while it was great to see this unique excursion, it got me thinking about the plight of these majestic creatures.More >>
  • Think About It: CCR and Local Life

    Think About It: CCR and Local Life

    I had the pleasure of seeing John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival fame in concert here last Friday, so in honor of CCR, I thought it might be fun to tie a few of Creedence's hits to local newsMore >>
    I had the pleasure of seeing John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival fame in concert here last Friday, so in honor of CCR, I thought it might be fun to tie a few of Creedence's hits to local news items of note.More >>
  • June 8, 2015

    Think About It: "Aloha" Means Goodbye

    Think About It: "Aloha" Means Goodbye

    A lot has been made about the use, mis-use, and possible insensitivity of the word "aloha" in the new movie of the same name. This offering is Hollywood's latest effort to somewhat portray our islandsMore >>
    A lot has been made about the use, mis-use, and possible insensitivity of the word "aloha" in the new movie of the same name.More >>
  • June 4, 2015

    Think About It: Seeing Into The F-UH-ture

    Think About It: Seeing Into The F-UH-ture

    I'm surely not omniscient, a soothsayer, or a seer of the future, but I can assure you that we'll see and hear headlines one month from now about how the University of Hawaii-Manoa Athletics lost almostMore >>
    I'm surely not omniscient, a soothsayer, or a seer of the future, but I can assure you that we'll see and hear headlines one month from now about how the University of Hawaii-Manoa Athletics lost almostMore >>
  • June 1, 2015

    Think About It: Stats and Souls

    Think About It: Stats and Souls

    According to a 2015 report from the National Alliance to End Homelessness, only three states in this country saw a greater increase in their number of homeless residents in 2014 vs. 2013. The statisticsMore >>
    According to a 2015 report from the National Alliance to End Homelessness, only three states in this country saw a greater increase in their number of homeless residents in 2014 vs. 2013.
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