||Charter schools: Is board getting cold feet?
We'll never know for sure if charter schools are right for Hawai'i until we give them the autonomy to prove themselves. The board and the Legislature must wish them well and then turn them loose.
Cure for Maui traffic is beyond more roads
More roads are not the only answer to Maui's traffic congestion. And besides, there is nothing inevitable about ever-growing numbers of cars.
Why cut in excise tax makes sense
A cut in the general excise tax would stimulate the economy and address the unfair, regressive nature of such a tax. By state Rep. Charles K. Djou, R-47th (Kahalu'u, Kane'ohe).