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Ige charges cast pall over political system
The latest charges leveled against former state Sen. Marshall Ige — if true — are a sad commentary on the political climate in which he operated.

Judge presents valid challenge to lawmakers
In James Aiona Jr.'s address to lawmakers assembled at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace Thursday for the traditional Catholic Red Mass, he challenged them to Hawai'i's young people — before they become a lost generation.

Lana'i runway: some answers first, please
The state's proposal for a longer runway at the Lana'i Airport may be a good deal for all concerned, but it should not proceed without some clarity about its long-range effects.

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Raise Hawai'i age of consent
Unfortunately in Hawai'i, adults of any age can legally have sex with minors 14 years or older. That's because Hawai'i has the lowest age of consent or "statutory rape" age in the nation.

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