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Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 6/4/14
Whose book? Thank you to Bob Jones for his column “Keep Religion Out Of Science Education.” As a Jew, I find it beyond amusing that...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 5/28/14
Misspent money Your fine editorial cartoonist Dick Adair’s drawing of a laied-off nurse of St. Francis Hospice – departing with an empty wheelchair, as she...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 5/21/14
History matters I noticed that two of the people who answered your question: “What’s the most useless thing you learned in school?” Their answers were...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 5/14/14
Here’s to history In last week’s Poll, two of the five people quoted say that history was the most useless thing they learned in school....

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 5/7/14
Campaign cash Dan Boylan’s recent column complaining that politicians are for sale unfortunately failed to mention HB1481, the campaign spending bill that was recently killed...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 4/30/14
Buy/rent a pol Dan Boylan is absolutely correct about the buying (or maybe just renting) of politicians with the ever-loosening rules on contributions. Why do...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 4/23/14
Informative read I’ve just finished reading Don Chapman’s fascinating and informative series on Myanmar. Mr. Chapman writes as well as anyone I’ve ever encountered, with...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 4/16/14
Try a staycation In his column “Obama, Lincoln Travel Costs Draw Ire,” Dan Boylan notes that “Obama has taken a truckload of grief for every...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 4/9/14
Trades change too Mahalos for Chad Pata’s cover story on climate change, featuring the PICCC collective – this is of course a vital issue for...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 4/2/14
Sovereign still! In his column “Eyeing The Sovereignty Struggle,” Bob Jones notes that “The state Supreme Court has said: ‘To date, no sovereign native Hawaiian...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 3/26/14
Pyrrhic victory Jerry Coffee gave his usual anti-Obama rant in the Feb. 19 issue. In it he recites a very touching quote by Defense Secretary...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 3/19/14
Language lesson Jade Moon wrote that Hawaiian language almost died because Hawaii schools banned it from 1896 to 1986. In October, Mufi Hannemann blamed “political...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 3/12/14
Sovereignty In his letter “OHA not pono,” Gerhard C. Hamm writes, “Ua Mau ke Ea o ka Aina i ka Pono - the Life of...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 3/5/14
GMO follow-up May I comment on the three issues Bob Jones raised in his column “Getting Sensible about GMOs”? 1) Pesticides: The two main GMO...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 2/26/14
Play down Bob Jones’ column “Should UH Sports Really Be Division I?” hits the nail on its head. For $400,000, coach Norm Chow hasn’t done...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 2/19/14
Ignoring threats As editor of Victor Sheymov’s book Tiebreaker, which Bob Jones wrote about in his column “Russian Spy Comes In From The Cold,” I...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 2/12/14
GMO profits Thank you to Bob Jones for voicing his concern about pesticides, proprietary seed and labeling of GMOs. These issues are so important not...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 2/5/14
Real cost of war It was heartening to see Charles Djou’s column “Hawaii Ties To Lone Survivor.” My daughter’s fiancé was sent to Afghanistan in...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letters to the Editor – 1/29/14
Sovereign state In his column “Getting Sensible About GMOs,” Bob Jones hoped that after “this session of the Hawaii Legislature is pau, the current fad...

Don Chapman
Letters // Letter to the Editor – 01/22/14
Pidgin power Kudos to Rasa Fornier for her Art & Stage column on “pidgin jedi” Lee Tonouchi. As his recent book award shows, he is...

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