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Why legal pot didn't happen in Hawaii

Hawaii loves marijuana. We’re famous for it: Maui Wowie, Kona Gold, Kauai Electric. This year, legislators introduced bills to legalize the drug—they got shot down.

April 2013
Unsolicited Advice: Replacing Macy's

Unsolicited Advice: Replacing Macy's

We had been preparing unsolicited advice that the downtown Macy’s was overdue for a thorough remodeling. Before we could get that out, Macy’s announced in January it was closing the store.

March 2013
Illinois vs. Hawaii: The battle for Obama's presidential library

Illinois vs. Hawaii: The battle for Obama's presidential library

An underdog Hawaii committee hopes to land Barack Obama's eventual presidential library, and is getting a more-than-4-year headstart.

March 2013
Unsolicited Advice: Local Food Mashup

Unsolicited Advice: Local Food Mashup

All the restaurant coverage in this issue got us thinking about our favorite local foods.

January 2013
Bad Company: The final days of Baron Dorcy, Maui Millionaire

Bad Company: The final days of Baron Dorcy, Maui Millionaire

The bizarre story behind the death of Maui's ultimate trustafarian.

December 2012
Unsolicited Advice: Gov. Abercrombie, tear down this fence!

Unsolicited Advice: Gov. Abercrombie, tear down this fence!

From Salt Lake Boulevard by the stadium to Acacia Road in Pearl City: how about a nice hedge instead?

December 2012
Editor's Page: Waves of... Garbage?

Editor's Page: Waves of... Garbage?

Keeping our beaches clean begins with what we do on land.

December 2012
Psychotherapy with Horses on Oahu's North Shore

Psychotherapy with Horses on Oahu's North Shore

Horse Sense: Got a long face? Maybe a horse can help.

November 2012
Unsolicited Advice: Add a Pedestrian Bridge over the Ala Wai at University Ave.

Unsolicited Advice: Add a Pedestrian Bridge over the Ala Wai at University Ave.

We’re overdue to add at least one more bridge. Even a pedestrian overpass connecting the makai end of University Avenue to Kalaimoku Street in Waikiki would make a difference.

November 2012
The Outdoor Circle Celebrates 100 Years Beautifying Honolulu

The Outdoor Circle Celebrates 100 Years Beautifying Honolulu

A Green Century: The Outdoor Circle has been beautifying Honolulu for 100 years now.

November 2012