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Keep companies with tax reform

August 21, 2014 Walgreens has decided it will not relocate its corporate headquarters from the United States to Switzerland by acquiring a Swiss drugstore chain. more »»

 
 
 
Police cam a valuable tool

August 20, 2014 An editorial from the Medford (Ore.) Mail Tribune As the digital age renders traditional definitions of privacy obsolete, it’s understandable that people feel uneas. more »»

A world at war?

August 19, 2014 There may not be a world war going on, but a cursory familiarity with newspapers and news broadcasts could lead one to believe we live in a world at war. more »»

The evolution of an old man

August 18, 2014 One of the seldom mentioned benefits of getting old is that at some point you realize that all the indiscretions and vices of your youth have already come home to roost and there is not much else yo... more »»

Charity is the winner again

August 17, 2014 The Maui Hotel & Lodging Association’s annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk is the most impressive fundraiser for charity that we have ever been around. And it keeps getting bigger every year. more »»

Watch out for skimmers

August 16, 2014 Credit cards and debit cards are very easy to use and many of us have replaced most of our cash transactions with them. more »»

Admission Day today

August 15, 2014 State and county governments are closed today in observance of Admission Day — the day 55 years ago that Hawaii became the 50th state in the United State. more »»

Dream for west side

August 14, 2014 Progress is usually the result of a dream. In the case of modernizing and easing the connection between West Maui and Central, the dreams have come in different flavors and sizes. more »»

Will trends continue?

August 13, 2014 While we bemoan the low voter turnout, there were some heartening aspects about Saturday’s primary election. more »»

Apathy is troubling

August 12, 2014 It’s impossible to understand why so many voters are apathetic. On Maui and throughout Hawaii this election cycle, there were compelling stories in Saturday’s primary election. more »»

Diplomacy at home and abroad

August 11, 2014 To keep your marriage brimming, With love in the loving cup, Whenever you’re wrong, admit it; Whenever you’re right, shut up. more »»

Dodging bullets

August 10, 2014 A tense Thursday night waiting for Tropical Storm Iselle gave way Friday morning to sighs of relief as wind shears and the mountainous valleys of the Big Island basically shredded the dreaded weathe... more »»

40th anniversary of a resignation

August 9, 2014 Forty years ago today, Richard Nixon resigned as president of the United States. On Aug. more »»

Vote Saturday in primary

August 8, 2014 Saturday is primary day in Hawaii. more »»

Oppposite of negative

August 7, 2014 A lot of people hate negative political campaigning. In this spot, we’ve railed about pathetic candidates who have nothing to offer except the latest dirt (usually lies) about their opponent. more »»

Hee sounds Oahu-centric

August 6, 2014 State Sen. Clayton Hee is sounding like one of those Oahu-centric lawmakers. He is running against Maui-born and incumbent Shan Tsutsui in the Democratic lieutenant governor’s race. more »»

A profile in courage dies

August 5, 2014 “Profiles in Courage” was a Pulitzer Prize-winning book written by John F. Kennedy about actions taken by eight senators that involved great political ris. more »»

Primary on Saturday

August 4, 2014 With only five days left before the 2014 Hawaii primary election, a few things have become obvious: The Neil Abercrombie-vs. more »»

Abercrombie on Saturday

August 3, 2014 As we wrote here a short time ago, Neil Abercrombie does not get enough credit for the accomplishments during his administration. Among them, we’d cite: 1. more »»

Woodson for District 9 seat

August 2, 2014 Justin Woodson has served as the state House District 9 representative since his appointment in January 2013 by Gov. Neil Abercrombi. more »»

CIA admits Senate spying

August 1, 2014 We recently wrote about charges made by Sen. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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The whole world is watching

August 19, 2014 The whole world is watching Americans were shocked this month to see pictures of police — looking like, in the deft phrase of Doktor Zoom, Keystone Stormtroopers — threatening citizens with... more »

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