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An Insider’s Guide to Tahiti--Part 2

Les 3 Brasseurs

by Rob Kay & Philippe Guesdon Editor's Note: This is the second and final column of a two-part series on Tahiti. On a recent trip we spent hours grilling locals on their favorite restaurants, cafes and attractions. In the second of this two part series we'd like to share with the reader what we've found to be the best of Tahiti. When you first […]

January 26th, 2015 | Posted in Guest Commentary,News,Opinion,Special Features,Travel,Travel | Read More »

Shot Show 2015 AK Product Roundup

by Rob Kay  Editor's note: Many thanks to Luke Williams, industry analyst and owner of Circle 10 AK who contributed to this story. Those of you who follow our regular columns know that we cover the AK space with great regularity. SHOT is no different. The upshot (pardon the pun) is that 2015 should be a […]

January 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

Shot Show 2015 Product Roundup--News, Commentary and Highlights

socom 1

By Rob Kay and RN Price Every year at SHOT show we like to pick out items that strike our fancy. Some of the products are indicative of industry trends, some are indicative of nothing but our interests. First up are the new HH762 (7.62 x 39) and HH458 (.458) SOCOM rifles from Headhunters Firearms, a Southern California based shop […]

January 22nd, 2015 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion,Special Features | Read More »

Dr. Susott: A kind and generous man

Daniel Susott, MD

BY LISA KEALA CARTER - After reading your article in “Hawaii Reporter” about Dr. Daniel Susott, better known to his patients as "Dr. Danny", I was taken aback at its sensationalism and misrepresentation. Danny Susott is my dear friend and I am sending this letter to your editors to defend him. Dr. Danny has shown […]

January 16th, 2015 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

An Insider’s Guide to Tahiti--Part 1


by Rob Kay & Philippe Guesdon Editor's Note: This is the first of a two-part series on Tahiti.  As veteran journalists who have worked in French Polynesia for decades, we're often asked by friends and family for travel advice. Sometimes answers are not always available. Like any destination, change in Tahiti is a constant. New hotels, restaurants, cafes and other attractions […]

January 6th, 2015 | Posted in Guest Commentary,Opinion,Special Features,Travel,Travel | Read More »

State refuses support to private general aviation at Kalaeloa

K airport

BY MICHELLE VAN HESSEN - State Representative Bob McDermott called on Governor Ige to reverse a short sighted money grab instituted by the outgoing Abercrombie administration in the waning days of his term. McDermott said, “Gov. Ige seems like a reasonable man; surely he will see a 439% percent increase in rents – overnight – […]

January 6th, 2015 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

You Quit, You Lose - We Do Too


By KEITH WOMMACK -- The Army Ranger, my nephew, shared details of the extremely tough assessment training he had just undergone. Each timed activity tested his ability to function under severe physical and psychological conditions. He was one of the new graduates of the Army Airborne Ranger School. Each member of the 75th Ranger Regiment had […]

January 5th, 2015 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

On Target On Christmas: Stocking Stuffers from Kitanica, Rifle Dynamics, Krebs Custom, Blackhawk, Stormwerkz and Bonesteel

Krebs muzzle brake

by Rob Kay As part of our annual Christmas tradition, we like to recommend "stocking stuffers" that will enhance your AK without breaking the bank. This year we've  chosen items from folks like Rifle Dyanamics, Krebs Custom, Blackhawk, Stormwerkz and Bonesteel. First in line is Krebs K-VAR AK 74 Style Muzzle Brake. This heavy duty, tank-style muzzle brake […]

December 12th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary,On Target,Opinion | Read More »

Study: Residents enjoy noisy coqui frog

Coqui frog in Hawaii (Photo by Syd Singer)

BY SYDNEY ROSS SINGER - After years of trying to eradicate coqui frogs from their new home in Hawaii, research has just been published that exposes the myth that coquis destroy the quality of life in these previously frog-free islands. The December, 2014 issue of the journal Biological Conservation has an article entitled, “A social–ecological […]

December 9th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

Made-in-China May be Costly for the Planet: The Case of Solar Panels

Panos Prevedouros, a professor of engineering at the University of Hawaii

BY PANOS PREVEDOUROS PHD - A team from Northwestern University lef by prof. Fengqi You performed a comprehensive evaluation called life cycle analysis on solar panels. LCA accounts for the energy used to make a product including the energy to mine raw materials, the fuel to transport the materials and products, the electricity to power the processing […]

December 9th, 2014 | Posted in Guest Commentary | Read More »

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