Dillingham Boulevard Blues

This was not a great week for Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell. In the middle of trying to please merchants, customers and medical experts on Covid reopenings, the ever-problematic rail transit project hit him, his planners and the news media. First came the HART board’s initial effort to dump  project director Andy Robbins at the end […]

Stop It Right Now!!

When we lived in Punaluu on the ocean, our house and the one just Kaaawa of us had protective seawalls that kept our yards 40 feet from the vegetation-less shoreline. But our preservation meant the yard just Hauula of us and without a seawall was being eaten up by all that displaced wave energy. Makai […]

The Felon Lawyer And “Rat” Of Kahala

This is National Expungement Week. Expungement seals certain arrest or court records from public view. Hawaii’s Attorney General handles sealing of arrest records. Only a court order can seal a Hawaii court record of your trial, conviction or acquittal. There’s a lawyer in Honolulu who obviously hasn’t had either expunged. They are in public view […]

Are You Ready To Open Wide?

My long-time dentist’s office, Waialae Dental Care, called me yesterday to say I hadn’t been in for a long time and was way overdue for my regular teeth cleaning. I said thanks-but-no-thanks, I’m not quite ready to have somebody working inside my mouth in this Time Of The Covid. Am I being too cautious? Are […]

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