2010

Dec. 29, 2010
Stalling, secret talks doomed prime moment for Akaka Bill
 

Dec. 25, 2010
flASHback: Do you hear what I hear? Yuletide adages ring true
 

Dec. 22, 2010
Wishes for peace on Earth, good will rise above religion
 

Dec. 18, 2010
flASHback: Obamas’ Christmas visit puts annual wrap on isles
 

Dec. 15, 2010
Less rant, more rationale needed on cost of rail transit
 

Dec. 11, 2010
flASHback: A new era in government arrives with unspoken costs
 

Dec. 8, 2010
Youth movement’s fresh legs to carry Abercrombie’s agenda
 

Dec. 4, 2010
flASHback: Zingers fill Abercrombie’s journey to Washington Place
 

Dec. 1, 2010
Campaign savvy translates to smart Cabinet decisions
 

Nov. 27, 2010
flASHback: Hanabusa gets farewell fete; Lingle has a parting portrait
 

Nov. 24, 2010
1 giant store is to replace another in Kailua, ho-hum
 

Nov. 20, 2010
flASHback: Hanabusa hogs limelight; Dem-Dans still long for lard
 

Nov. 17, 2010
GOP shift means isle leaders need to discuss rail funding
 

Nov. 13, 2010
flASHback: New political guard prepares for its shift
 

Nov. 10, 2010
Voters spoke clearly: Let governor alone choose members of the BOE
 

Nov. 6, 2010
flASHback: With elections over, it’s now time for some real silliness
 

Nov. 3, 2010
Obnoxious TV political ads can feel like a home invasion
 

Oct. 30, 2010
flASHback: TV preacher, inquiring ads and saimin join campaign high jinks
 

Oct. 27, 2010
Government needs to pay up to fix hot-water system now
 

Oct. 23, 2010
flASHback: Gubernatorial candidates busy beating around bush over budget
 

Oct. 20, 2010
Inouye might have a job for life, but it is not a royal appointment
 

Oct. 16, 2010
flASHback: In island politics, pigs fly, D.C. buys, homeless left to fry
 

Oct. 13, 2010
Few votes in primary show appointed BOE is necessary
 

Oct. 9, 2010
flASHback: Candidates wishing, hoping, planning, thinking, dreaming
 

Oct. 6, 2010
Congressional races full of residency conflicts
 

Oct. 2, 2010
flASHback: State’s posting of wrong date for election not a voter concern
 

Sept. 29, 2010
Investigator’s efforts demonstrate genuine concern for youths
 

Sept. 25, 2010
flASHback: Carlisle in the courtyard, lots of legislators laid off
 

Sept. 22, 2010
Abercrombie’s passion, energy and focus aid in election victory
 

Sept. 18, 2010
flASHback: Notable quotes underline the importance of voting
 

Sept. 15, 2010
CEO skill set not applicable in government leadership
 

Sept. 11, 2010
flASHback: Government common sense replaced with ‘idiot’ version
 

Sept. 8, 2010
Hannemann’s tactics take the hit-and-run route
 

Sept. 4, 2010
flASHback: Bottomfishing season’s here, so bring on the primary ballots
 

Sept. 1, 2010
Candidates dump bird in hand to chase feathers in bush
 

Aug. 28, 2010
flASHback: 2010 campaign’s characters spice up political potpourri
 

Aug. 25, 2010
Ill-timed negative ad a step backward for Hannemann
 

Aug. 21, 2010
flASHback: Candidates count on plans to win the state’s top job
 

Aug. 18, 2010
Politicians need to get over the plantation-era bigotry
 

Aug. 14, 2010
flASHback: Gubernatorial candidates twisting up campaign trail
 

Aug. 11, 2010
Religious intolerance is still strongly expressed in U.S.
 

Aug. 7, 2010
flASHback: Secret rejection of Leonard leads to very public feud
 

Aug. 4, 2010
Hannemann campaign tests whether size really matters
 

July 31, 2010
flASHback: Hannemann sticks to transit during hopeful transition
 

July 28, 2010
Judicial appointments will define Lingle’s legacy
 

July 24, 2010
flASHback: Candidates are off and running into squabbles
 

July 21, 2010
Dumping trash on Apo is mayor’s parting act
 

July 17, 2010
flASHback: Hannemann and Manahan make good-sounding ticket
 

July 14, 2010
Akaka Bill, not nationhood, protects Hawaiians’ future
 

July 10, 2010
flASHback: On civil unions, Neil’s a yes, Duke’s a no, Mufi’s a show
 

July 7, 2010
Short of banning fireworks, at least pass a decent law
 

July 3, 2010
flASHback: ‘Hypothetical’ poll will likely turn out to be the real deal
 

June 30, 2010
It’s time to focus on finding where the homeless can live
 

June 26, 2010
flASHback: Civil unions issue leads to stumbling and bumbling
 

June 23, 2010
Principals accountability call should extend to them, too
 

June 19, 2010
flASHback: Inouye’s long Senate career is second only to 1 other
 

June 16, 2010
Mayor uses rail failings as boost to governor bid
 

June 12, 2010
flASHback: Lingle and Hannemann take their shows on the road
 

June 9, 2010
Candidates need to focus on regaining conscience
 

June 2, 2010
Case ‘showed he was a Democrat.’ So what’s Inouye?
 

May 31, 2010
Furloughs over, but our black eye lives on
 

May 29, 2010
flASHback: Djou joins Congress just in time for recess
 

May 26, 2010
Democrats may find it tough to oust Djou
 

May 24, 2010
Economic turnaround feels close
 

May 22, 2010
flASHback: Rivals take final shots before the bell rings
 

May 19, 2010
Aiona faces difficult road to succeed Lingle
 

May 17, 2010
Lawmakers interfering in private business
 

May 15, 2010
flASHback: Passing the bucks around in politics
 

May 12, 2010
Don’t be surprised if Lingle vetoes HB 444
 

May 10, 2010
Race for Congress has some real chops
 

May 8, 2010
flASHback: Potty ban renewal reflects priorities
 

May 5, 2010
Old guard Democrats make play for power
 

May 3, 2010
It’s BOE, HSTA’s move on furloughs
 

May 1, 2010
flASHback: House actions trump ‘Pirates’
 

Apr. 28, 2010
Homeless show who’s boss by taking over city sidewalks
 

Apr. 26, 2010
Office seekers get busy, online
 

Apr. 24, 2010
flASHback: Sharks spared, but not schoolkids
 

Apr. 21, 2010
Volcanic ash issues? Take ’em to Europe
 

Apr. 19, 2010
On tax day, cup of tea just won’t do
 

Apr. 17, 2010
flASHback: Time to furlough furlough Fridays
 

Apr. 14, 2010
Gracious candidate now grumpy incumbent
 

Apr. 12, 2010
Revised Akaka bill unsettles Isle GOP
 

Apr. 10, 2010
flASHback: Allow me to refresh mayor’s memory
 

Apr. 7, 2010
Overall, legislators remained focused
 

Apr. 5, 2010
Charter school has ideas to chew on
 

Apr. 3, 2010
flASHback: It’s been one of those weeks
 

Mar. 31, 2010
Hanabusa TV ad boldly deceptive
 

Mar. 29, 2010
Local TV news lacks serious reporting
 

Mar. 27, 2010
flASHback: By the numbers, school’s still out
 

Mar. 24, 2010
Don’t blame rail delays on Lingle
 

Mar. 22, 2010
Don’t knock tsunami response
 

Mar. 20, 2010
flASHback: Serving up plenty of finger pointing
 

Mar. 17, 2010
Elections office exemplifies state snafus
 

Mar. 15, 2010
At UH, the message may not be sinking in
 

Mar. 13, 2010
flASHback: Governors present, future and fictional
 

Mar. 10, 2010
Somebody keeps electing Rod Tam
 

Mar. 8, 2010
Patti’s Chinese Kitchen may revive
 

Mar. 6, 2010
flASHback: Furlough politicians, and start with Tam
 

Mar. 3, 2010
With eye on GOP, Lingle gets do-overs
 

Mar. 1, 2010
Furlough Fridays flap attains new lows
 

Feb. 27, 2010
flASHback: Hum along to State of the City
 

Feb. 24, 2010
Flag fever shouldn’t have hit the Capitol
 

Feb. 22, 2010
Inouye making history in Senate
 

Feb. 20, 2010
flASHback: Of frogs, ducks and other Isle quacks
 

Feb. 17, 2010
Delaying payments could easily backfire
 

Feb. 15, 2010
Patti’s Chinese will be missed
 

Feb. 13, 2010
flASHback: Capitol resurrects that old ferry tale
 

Feb. 10, 2010
Never a gray area with Frank Fasi
 

Feb. 8, 2010
Legislators should heed ex-governors on schools
 

Feb. 6, 2010
flASHback: Kids’ cookies for crumbs
 

Feb. 3, 2010
Lawmakers dodged vote, but to no avail
 

Feb. 1, 2010
Time to consider legalizing marijuana
 

Jan. 30, 2010
flASHback: We have trust issues, it seems
 

Jan. 27, 2010
Same old government stifles ‘New Beginning’
 

Jan. 25, 2010
Students, faculty fighting to save fig tree
 

Jan. 23, 2010
flASHback: Of pay raises and deficits
 

Jan. 20, 2010
In rail battle, mayor takes no prisoners
 

Jan. 18, 2010
Stop using keiki as bargaining chips
 

Jan. 16, 2010
flASHback: Candidate wish list: a heart, courage
 

Jan. 13, 2010
Inouye, Akaka choose politics over principle
 

Jan. 11, 2010
Obama shave ice will do, for now
 

Jan. 9, 2010
flASHback: Less time for same junk job is sensible
 

Jan. 6, 2010
Hamamoto achieved key goals during her tenure
 

Jan. 4, 2010
Why you should care about ‘ainokea’
 

Jan. 2, 2010
flASHback: Whimsical words of wisdom for 2010

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