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HOOSER: A birthday rumination

Turning 69 years old on Thursday, Jan. 19 was an exhilarating day for me, and I thank all who helped make it so. It started…

Letters for Thursday, January 19, 2023

Etiquette of driving Aloha. In the big scope of world problems this is very minor issue. It’s almost a little comical. Speed maximum limit on…

HOOSER: Muddy waters of Coco Palms

Tuesday, Jan. 24, could be a big day for the perennially promised and never fulfilled Coco Palms development. The Kaua‘i Planning Commission is scheduled to…

Letters for Wednesday, January 4, 2023

‘Good old boys club’ I recently received my copy of the KIUC magazine, “Currents,” which celebrated 20 years of KIUC with a picture of current…

Letter for Sunday, January 1, 2023

Congress must act Disabled veterans are grossly under-compensated. They have been asking Congress for fair pay since 1918. This injustice is causing enlistments to dry…

HOOSER: What do I want for Christmas?

Money, of course. Money for the houseless. Money for education. Money for I Ola Wailuanui. Money for community organizing. Money for hard core legislative advocacy…

Election is pau, the work continues

While the 2022 election is over, the work to protect and improve our democracy is not. Regardless of who was elected last night, the real…

Letter for Tuesday, November 8, 2022

It’s about time Our nation to the east of us once again turned the clocks back one hour on Sunday, Nov. 6. On Tuesday Nov.…

Choosing the future county council

It’s last call. The polls will be closing soon. Voting is in full swing and the absolute deadline to walk-in your ballot and or vote…