Now that Honolulu has just one newspaper, its reporters carry a heavier burden to get things right and its editors have a greater responsibility to publish a wide range of voices and opinions, especially those critical of its stances.
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Hawaii And FBI Gun Database
Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere in the country.
Sports Authority Closing All Stores
The 463-store chain announced it is completely shutting down. It operates eight stores in Hawaii, including four on Oahu.
Big Rise In Oahu Condo Prices
The median price of Oahu condos rose 5.1 percent last month compared to a year ago, driven mostly by an 19.8 percent increase in the Ala Moana-Kakaako area, according to data from the Honolulu Board of Realtors.
We might spend about $1.74 billion less in local funds by dismantling the project instead of completing it. But that could prove costly in other ways.