Loren Moreno

Loren Moreno is a freelance writer for HONOLULU Magazine. He currently lives in New York City, where he earned a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing. He previously covered Hawai‘i public education and local politics during his five years with The Honolulu Advertiser. Moreno was HONOLULU’s senior writer in 2014.

 

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Stories by Loren

Do the New Teacher Evaluations Help Improve Hawai‘i’s Public Schools?

The state rolled out its teacher evaluation system last year, much to the consternation of some educators. This year, there’s a new and improved version, but questions remain about what role evaluations play in better schools for Hawai‘i.
2015.05.08 05:50 PM

A New Generation of Editors Take Over After Founders of Hawai‘i’s Premier Literary Press Retire

Celebrating 35 years of Bamboo Ridge.
2014.11.14 04:52 PM

The 8 Most Endangered Historic Places in Hawai‘i

The Historic Hawai‘i Foundation, the state Historic Preservation Division and HONOLULU Magazine compile an annual list of some of our state’s most endangered sites.
2014.11.12 09:59 AM

The 14 Best Tiki Bars on O‘ahu

As a ticky tacky tropical sensation, tiki culture is bigger than Hawai‘i.
2014.10.07 11:12 AM

How a Las Vegas Crooner Won Enough Votes to Help Keep Hawai‘i’s U.S. Senate Race a Nail Biter

Las Vegas entertainer Brian Evans ran for U.S. Senate to bring attention to his mother’s unfortunate death from sleep apnea.
2014.10.07 09:09 AM

Hawai‘i Races to Watch: Mark Takai’s State House Seat Up for Grabs

Candidates in the House District 33 race in ‘Aiea hope to address rapid redevelopment in the community. Voters will pick between the long-time owner of ‘Aiea Florist and an athletic director.
2014.09.15 10:34 AM

Layoffs, Budget Cuts and Aloha Tower: What’s Next for Hawaii Pacific University?

Hawaii’s largest private university steadily expanded for decades in downtown Honolulu, but the economic downturn has brought challenges. A change in leadership, job cuts, a sharp jump in tuition, and faculty and staff job cuts have shaken Hawaii Pacific University, even as it embarks on an ambitious plan to develop Aloha Tower Marketplace as its new core.
2014.09.10 02:01 PM

Texting While Driving in Hawaii? Watch Out For These Most Common Times and Places to Get Fined

It took lawmakers a year to revise a bill cracking down on drivers using mobile devices. We asked for a year’s worth of citations to uncover the most common places and times to get a ticket. Consider yourself warned.
2014.09.03 09:23 AM

Races to Watch: Ewa Voters Oust Veteran Lawmaker

‘Ewa must choose between a professor, a construction manager and former City Councilmember.
2014.08.26 05:20 PM

5 Reasons Hanabusa Filed a Lawsuit to Delay Big Island Election

U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa has filed a motion in Circuit Court to delay the makeup election in Puna. Here’s her argument.
2014.08.13 05:57 PM

9 Reasons Neil Abercrombie Lost the Hawaii Governor’s Race

Neil Abercrombie is the first elected Democratic governor in the state of Hawaii to lose his bid for re-election.
2014.08.11 06:50 PM

Calling All Hawaii Voters: Last Chance to Cast Your Ballot Early

Avoid the lines and potential stormy weather on primary day by voting early.
2014.08.06 06:00 AM
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