Avoiding dogma This letter is submitted as someone baptized and raised in the church, whose father was a minister until..
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End ethanol I’ve been hearing talk about ending the ethanol blending mandate, and all for good reasons: such as non-realization..
Preparing to interview B.B. King in October 1995 for a MidWeek cover story, I read a biography on him, re-listened..
I’d just finished editing the CrimeStoppers feature last Wednesday afternoon, including a profile on a fugitive named Osias Kamelo, then..
Sacred ground? I keep reading and hearing about people saying we can’t put a telescope on Mauna Kea because the..
Drone safety? With interest I read Alison Young’s Click Chick column on unmanned aircraft systems, aka drones, but it doesn’t..
No cheering in the press box. It’s the first rule of sports writing. But there I was in the area..
The one person who is most looking forward to this week’s NFL Draft being over? Has to be Marcus Mariota...
NCIS news flash I’m a huge fan of the NCIS TV shows, but had no idea that Naval Criminal Investigative..
Taste of faith Thanks to professor Jay Sakashita for great insights in his column, “Noshing On The Food-Faith Connection.” It..
Cash well spent I enjoyed reading Dan Boylan’s commentary “The Mayor of Punchbowl Street” (April 8, 2015), consisting mostly of..
The good old GOP In Susan Page’s column about Down syndrome, she gave credit to President George H.W. Bush for..
Didn’t take long John Pritchett nailed it again with his cartoon showing a frumpy donkey Legislature telling Gov. David Ige,..
A few random scribbles have been accumulating on my desk: • NBC foreign correspondent Richard Engel — for my money,..
Reckless hikers I am so tired of hearing about Honolulu firefighters having to rescue uneducated, unskilled “hikers” from our mountain..
Too many people Were it not for his weekly appearances in these pages, one might think Dan Boylan had just..
Gratitude was not my first response when I learned Jan. 12 that my landlord of 16 years was jacking the..
A lie or a secret? Pinocchio lives! In a City Council rail hearing, Councilman Ikaika Anderson said, which I have..
Rail reality Dan Boylan is correct when he says rail will be built, but here is why I know it..
Wrong on Tulsi Bob Jones’ recent column criticizes Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s views on foreign policy because he assumes that Tulsi’s..