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Comeback of a killer

February 4, 2014 Say what you want to about heroin, it is a drug that doesn’t discriminate. It addicts the poorest of the poor, the richest of the ric. more »»

Think you’ve got it tough II

February 3, 2014 A while back, we detailed the sad story of a holdup person in Thermal, Calif., who robbed 11 people in a grocery store at gunpoint and made off with $6. There is an even sadder story to relate. more »»

Strong 2014 predicted

February 2, 2014 Friday’s paper had an abundance of good news for Maui’s econom. more »»

Literary role models needed

February 1, 2014 How do juveniles in today’s complex world find a hero — or at least a role model — they can relate to? Certainly, growing up in the ‘50s and ‘60s, one was taught such ideals exist. more »»

Not much of a deterrent

January 31, 2014 The announcement Thursday that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will face the death penalty if convicted was not a surprise. U.S. more »»

Hurting on the Mainland

January 30, 2014 As the rain pours down all day (Tuesday), we have several reasons to be thankful for the drenching: * We can continue to leave the sprinklers off for our lawn as they have been for the past two week... more »»

The best that money can buy

January 29, 2014 The University of Hawaii Board of Regents is officially considering local candidates for the position of president, succeeding M.R.C. Greenwood who stepped down in August. more »»

No good news for smokers

January 28, 2014 If there was ever a government report or action that changed a nation, it could well be the first surgeon general’s report on smoking issued in 1964. more »»

Super week is upon us

January 27, 2014 Try as one might to remember that the Super Bowl is just a football game and that all the hoopla surrounding it is merely marketing hype, it is impossible not to get caught up in the excitement and... more »»

Stamping out mail

January 26, 2014 Starting today, a nickel postcard costs 34 cents to mail. more »»

What’s right in the system

January 25, 2014 We write here more than occasionally about failings in our health care system. Usually, those editorials are concerned with costs. more »»

A good name for a school

January 24, 2014 It is heartwarming to see that all 25 members of the Hawaii Senate have signed on as co-sponsors of a bill to name the new South Maui high school after the late Patsy Min. more »»

State of the state

January 23, 2014 Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s State of the State address Tuesday was brief and to the point. The 30-minute address emphasized programs for the young and the old while urging fiscal restraint. more »»

Two to leave off the air

January 22, 2014 Every year around Super Bowl time there is a bit of a buzz about what commercials will get the most reaction during the big game. more »»

Careful what you say . . .

January 21, 2014 It is dangerous when someone as influential as the president makes a remark such as “pot smoking is probably no more dangerous than drinking alcohol.” Well, maybe. more »»

Today is a historic day

January 20, 2014 Today is the national holiday celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. more »»

Bad idea from Hawaii mayors

January 19, 2014 Government is not supposed to be shielded from the ups and downs of a free-market economy. more »»

Two possible funding sources

January 18, 2014 As we have written here repeatedly, we oppose any effort in the Legislature to legalize gambling in Hawai. more »»

Trashing a good name

January 17, 2014 Sometimes we are embarrassed when people refer to national tabloids as “newspapers.” They are not. We’re not sure what the proper term for them is, but the word “news” should not be in that ter. more »»

Clinton still is impressive

January 16, 2014 It is easy to be disgusted with modern-day politicians — they reject compromise and seem to be willing to trade the good of the country for a momentary gain. more »»

 
 

 

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