Monday, May 23, 2022
BY SYDNEY ROSS SINGER - Does the Aloha State actually have a bullying problem? If you are Caucasian and from the Mainland, you will certainly think so. It doesn't matter how long you live here, or if you were even born here. If you are white, locals will still call...
BY SAM AIONA - Kakaako, where the 801 South St. project is located, must, by law, supply affordable housing — which, by law, means housing for "low- or moderate-income" households. According to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), "moderate-income" housing is for households making 80 percent or below...
BY RICHARD SPACER - Kauai - For centuries Native Hawaiians in the ahupua'a of Lepeuli, on the windward or Koolau side of Kauai, have lived their lives, fished and grew taro from the streams there as noted by early missionarys and sailors. They walked from their settlements in Lepeuli to...
by Rob Kay Editor's Note: This is the first of several interviews conducted with Tim Harmsen. If you're interested in Tim's picks for the AK be sure and read his interview at the The AK-47 Buyers guide. When I was a kid I remember sitting in front of our black &...
by Rob Kay Editor’s note:  You don’t have to read the Wall Street Journal to know that prices on your favorite Black Rifles have dropped like a lead balloon. With Christmas here that gun you've been thinking about buying is (by now) more affordable. It’s not just the AR 15 platform where bargains can...
By Mark Lynas - I want to start with some apologies. For the record, here and upfront, I apologize for having spent several years ripping up GM crops. I am also sorry that I helped to start the anti-GM movement back in the mid 1990s, and that I thereby assisted...
BY LOWELL L. KALAPA - A number of questions about Hawaii’s general excise tax seem to resurface with great regularity as old-timers and newcomers encounter the peculiarities of this unique tax. The most often asked question is the rate of the tax. Statewide, the rate is 4% while on Oahu...
BY DUANE A.VACHON, PH.D.  Of the hundreds of articles I have written concerning heroes to my knowledge only one has been about a civilian hero.  This will be my second. The number of civilians killed on December 7th 1941 during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor has never been...
by Allison Wallis What do basketball legend Steve Kerr, rock star Austin Carlile, and me, a pastry chef and mom from Waialua have in common? We all have a little known, rare condition called Cerebral Spinal Fluid Leaks. Spontaneous CSF leaks are thought to be caused by a defect in connective...
by Rob Kay Let me be upfront. This is not going to be the most unbiased firearm review I’ve ever posted. I was head-over-heels smitten with this pistol the first time I handled it earlier this year at the SHOT Show in Las Vegas. This was at an event dubbed “Industry Day...