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Editorial: TMT offers knowledge for next generation of Hawaiians

| May 27, 2015 | 5 Comments
Editorial: TMT offers knowledge for next generation of Hawaiians

By Kaohu Paleka I’ve been hearing a lot about the arguments going on around Mauna Kea and the construction of a Thirty Meter Telescope. Personally, I think the locals are exaggerating the impact of the telescope that the University of Hawaii is planning to put on the mountain. I read an interesting article in the […]

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EDITORIAL: Four Molokai fishermen arrested while protecting our natural resources

| December 20, 2014 | 17 Comments
EDITORIAL: Four Molokai fishermen arrested while protecting our natural resources

By Kaiawe Kalawe There was a confrontation between Molokai men and off-island divers that led to the arrest of four Molokai men. The incident occurred in May of 2014. The Molokai men were out on the boat they saw a boat they know wasn’t from Molokai. They went to tell them to leave and things […]

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Opinion: Fukushima disaster made worse as House Health Committee kills effort to monitor radiation

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Opinion: Fukushima disaster made worse as House Health Committee kills effort to monitor radiation

By Jade Bruhjell Yesterday marked the third anniversary of the earthquake that set off the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan. Many mourned the thousands of dead in Japan and there were ceremonies in the Hawaiian Islands also which involved survivors who have evacuated to Hawaii. Hawaii may not be the best place to evacuate to, […]

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Happy New Year!: Windmills probably won’t come to Lanai but still too early to celebrate

| January 7, 2014 | 3 Comments
Happy New Year!: Windmills probably won’t come to Lanai but still too early to celebrate

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Hau’oli Makahiki Hou from The Molokai News!

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
Hau’oli Makahiki Hou from The Molokai News!

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Opinion: Hawaii loses health director in tragic plane crash that ‘birthers’ seek to exploit

| December 17, 2013 | 7 Comments
Opinion: Hawaii loses health director in tragic plane crash that ‘birthers’ seek to exploit

By David Lichtenstein Wednesday’s death of Hawaii Health Department Director Loretta Fuddy in a small plane crash off Kalaupapa was a tragic loss. Although I never met her, all reports indicate that she was a dedicated and compassionate public servant. We are left with final images of Fuddy standing at the Kalawao overlook on Wednesday […]

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Opinion: Same-sex marriage process ignores voice of the people

| November 13, 2013 | 6 Comments
Opinion: Same-sex marriage process ignores voice of the people

By Steve Morgan On Oct. 29, thousands of people rallied at the state capitol in protest to SB1, Relating to Equal Rights, also known as the Hawaii same-sex marriage bill. Possibly one of the largest rallies ever held at the capitol, this event was followed by five days of testimony with a final tally showing […]

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Open letter to Rep. Mele Carroll asks for pono and aloha on issue of marriage equality

| November 11, 2013 | 22 Comments
Open letter to Rep. Mele Carroll asks for pono and aloha on issue of marriage equality

Dear Representative Carroll: I have called, e-mailed, testified in writing, tweeted and even Facebooked you. You chose to NEVER respond. In your speech at 9 p.m. on Nov. 8, 2013 you spoke of ALOHA AND PONO. Not responding is NOT ALOHA or PONO! I feel like you have not listened to me or many people […]

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Fencing issue to protect East Molokai watershed has two sides

| November 6, 2013 | 13 Comments
Fencing issue to protect East Molokai watershed has two sides

By Hanohano and Maile Naehu We all want to protect the East Molokai watershed and everyone wants to know, fence or no fence? To everyone at the Sept. 20 Mana’e moku meeting of Aha Ki’ole O Molokai it was unanimous that something needs to be done. As the two new representatives of the Mana’e Moku, […]

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Opinion: Same sex marriage in Hawaii creates potential impact and concerns for traditional religious institutions

| October 24, 2013 | 55 Comments
Opinion: Same sex marriage in Hawaii creates potential impact and concerns for traditional religious institutions

By Steve Morgan On Sept. 9, Governor Neil Abercrombie announced that a special session of our state legislature will take place for the purpose of creating a bill to legalize gay marriage in the state of Hawaii. The Governor’s move comes upon the heals of a landmark ruling in June in which the Supreme Court […]

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