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Modernizing Hawaii’s voter registration system

Modernizing Hawaii’s voter registration system

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter, Opinions Editor

September 26, 2016


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With the disappointing 34-percent voter turnout during the August primary election, it is essential that barriers hindering citizens from exercising their rights are eliminated. That’s where Common Cause Hawaii comes into the picture. The nonpartisan grassroots organization is dedicated to uphol...

Leap of faith can prove daunting, but rewarding

Leap of faith can prove daunting, but rewarding

Mariko Galton, Reporter

April 22, 2016


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It’s scary to do something for which you don’t know the outcome. It certainly makes one  vulnerable. Despite my fears, I took a leap of faith and the outcome was worth the effort. Prom was just around the corner and the hype of finding a date spread throughout the junior class. I knew I wanted ...

Law enforcement clamps down on youthful smokers

Law enforcement clamps down on youthful smokers

Kailanianna Ablog, Reporter

April 14, 2016


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Since 2006, smoking has been illegal for those under 18. In January 2016, the Legislature raised the legal smoking age to 21 and expanded the law to include the increasingly popular electronic cigarette, a device used to simulate smoking tobacco by turning liquid nicotine, flavored oils and other chemica...

Loss of accreditation demands reliable funding for Honolulu Zoo

Loss of accreditation demands reliable funding for Honolulu Zoo

Celine Isabelle Arnobit, Reporter

April 8, 2016


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The Honolulu Zoo has lost its accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) because of inconsistent funding. The zoo must be supported by the government through regular funding. Every major city has a creditable zoo.   The AZA accredits over 200 zoos all over the country, inclu...

Socialization?

Socialization?

Zoierae Hill

March 16, 2016


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Save pedestrians from themselves

Save pedestrians from themselves

March 1, 2016


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Hawaii is a killer state. It ranks 8th in the country for pedestrian fatalities and  leads the nation as the number one place for senior citizens who die while walking. A recent bill introduced by state lawmakers aims to reduce Hawaii’s pedestrian fatalities, and if passed, will change the way people...

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