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Dan Boylan
Mostly Politics // Repeating Development History
I began driving down Fort Weaver Road to my in-laws’ house in 1969. Green fields of sugarcane lined the two-lane road on both sides. I...

Dan Boylan
Mostly Politics // Children In The Chains Of Poverty
A week ago Monday, the front-page headline on the Honolulu Star-Advertiser read: “Chains of poverty shackle more keiki.” In the accompanying story, Nanea Kalani reported...

Dan Boylan
Mostly Politics // Kobayashi Reflects On Her Career
City Council Budget Committee chairwoman Ann Kobayashi celebrated her 76th birthday in April. She’s spent more than 23 years in elective office, 13 in the...

Dan Boylan
Mostly Politics // Kobayashi Reflects On Her Career
City Council Budget Committee chairwoman Ann Kobayashi celebrated her 76th birthday in April. She’s spent more than 23 years in elective office, 13 in the...

Dan Boylan
Mostly Politics // Paranoia’s Place In U.S. Politics
Young Edward Snowden, recently of Waipahu, sees himself as an American patriot. So too do many of his fellow citizens who are concerned about government...

Dan Boylan
Mostly Politics // Reconsidering Marshall McLuhan
Forty years ago a Canadian scholar named Marshall McLuhan assured us that the medium was the message. He argued that, on the one hand, print...

Dan Boylan
Mostly Politics // Sylvia Luke: First Woman Speaker?
Joe Souki celebrated his 81st birthday recently. He looks good and he sounds good. And he can obviously still do the math. Earlier this year,...

Dan Boylan
Mostly Politics // Things Are Looking Up — Or Not
No doubt about it, things are looking up, in part because Hawaii’s unemployment rate is going down. In April it sank to 4.9 percent, tying...

Dan Boylan
Mostly Politics // The Presidential Season Begins
Presidential election year 2016 officially began last week. Oh, I know, it really began Nov. 7, 2012, but I mean really, really, really began last...

Dan Boylan
Mostly Politics // Who’d Want To Be UH President?
M.R.C. Greenwood called it quits last week after four years as the University of Hawaii’s first female president. The 70-year-old Greenwood cited health concerns. A...

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