Makua Valley use hearing draws 500
The contentious, public debate over Makua Valley drew its largest audience to date as nearly 500 people filled a stuffy community center yesterday to hear passionate comments about environmental protection, military readiness and unity.
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Scalia voices free speech views
Making a rare public appearance since voting in the Bush v. Gore U.S. Supreme Court decision that settled the 2000 U.S. presidential election, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia yesterday debated First Amendment rights at a Honolulu forum.
UH-Hilo event honors Challenger's Onizuka
More than 300 Big Island students turned out for the first Onizuka Science Day at the University of Hawaii-Hilo honoring astronaut Ellison Onizuka, who was killed 15 years ago today.
Newspaper, TV station expand deal
The Honolulu Advertiser and KHON Channel 2 today announced an expanded partnership that commits the newspaper and the television station to share expertise on various news projects.
Islands need new electricity strategy
The crisis in California's electrical grid has people at every position on the political spectrum pointing fingers. In the midst of it all, there is a lesson for Hawai'i.
Island's skyline less than inspiring
They say you can tell a lot about a civilization by studying its most prominent buildings. Egypt had its pyramids. Rome had the Coliseum. And in Hawaii today, we have auto parts stores.