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Everyone needs to help care for the aina

The Sunday letter from Dr. Minkus (Forum, April 14, 2019), a frequent visitor to Kauai, was disappointing. He complained about the planned shuttle and fee…

Letters for Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Don’t forget about the middle class In response to Marian Head’s letter about Coco Palms: Marian, I would love to join you as a resident…

So, tax cuts didn’t happen for too many

Tax Day is here. What’s in your return? According to a new poll, only 17 percent of Americans say they’re paying less in taxes this…

Water war saga continues at Legislature

Yesterday marked another chapter in the ongoing water wars, aka HB1326 HD2. There were strong rumors that there would be an attempt to “pull the…

Raises sound wrong, but they are right

Would it surprise you to know that Kauai’s police chief receives a salary of $127,313, but a police sergeant, with overtime, can make as much…

Hawaii is jonesing for an NFL franchise

Stop the madness. It’s been reported that tickets for the preseason NFL football game between the Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys at Aloha Stadium…

Letter for Monday, April 8, 2019

When learning Hawaiian history, start at the beginning On a quest to restore a heiau located in Kahoma (County of Maui), it is necessary to…

The New Green Deal is the right approach

What will tomorrow bring for those who inherit our planet? The Millennials and Gen Z, those in their teens to 40 — going to school,…

Don’t miss chamber meeting on ocean safety

Kauai Chamber of Commerce meetings are generally not to be missed. Under the leadership of President Mark Perriello, the chamber’s quarterly gatherings are festive affairs,…