WHT editorial: Vote yes Nov. 6 for a Constitutional Convention
Hawaii voters have a rare opportunity this election to take control of their government.
WHT editorial: Justice served. Now serve it again
Learning that Tyron Sigrah was sentenced Tuesday to up to 20 years in prison came with a sigh of relief.
WHT editorial: Puna councilwoman should leave now
HILO — Enough already.
WHT editorial: Trump’s winning the media war
On Aug. 7, there was a typo in a headline of a front page story of West Hawaii Today. Unfortunate and embarrassing for sure, a “U” was accidentally added to the word “scorched.”
Our view: WHT weighs in on west side races
The false missile alert scare seems a long time ago.
WHT editorial: Lava lessons — Council must implement GET surcharge
Kilauea’s latest lava flow has illuminated more than just the night skies over Puna.
WHT Editorial: Mixed messages through the vog
Norwegian Cruise Line said Friday it planned to return to weekly dockings in Hilo and Kona.
WHT editorial: Our thoughts are with Kim
Terrible news often doubles down as a humbling reminder of what is really important.
$50 million too much to pass up
We’d like to think this was the plan all along, a master stroke of political gamesmanship.
Comments on opinions spiked
For whatever reason, others’ opinions seem to bring out the worst in some people.
WHT editorial: Kim’s absence showed us a lot
For the record, Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce executive director Wendy Laros did a nice and nimble job hosting the chamber’s 2018 Focus Luncheon with the Mayor and County Leadership without the mayor, who canceled last minute in order to fly to Honolulu and testify in support of more money for Hawaii County.
WHT editorial: We let you down, we’re sorry
Today, you’ll read a lot of opinions in response to a letter to the editor that ran on Monday, but shouldn’t have. We agree with reader push-back on the letter that read like a hate-filled rant. It should have never been published.
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Not that anyone needed warning flags about the county’s uncomfortably tight budget situation, but Councilwoman Sue Lee Loy waved one just in case.
From the editor’s desk: I used to hate Ironman
For those who may have missed it, West Hawaii Today rolled out a major spread in Sunday’s sports section dedicated to Ironman celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.
WHT editorial: GET feels inevitable
The problem with so much time spent talking is that one can become numb to the subject matter at hand — regardless of its importance.
Going Hogg wild
WASHINGTON — It was a profoundly poignant image: Thirty to 40 teens huddled together in a small dark room, their downturned faces illuminated by cellphones as they learned about an active shooter prowling their school.
WHT editorial: What if we just stopped naming them?
It’s hard to imagine now, but when two students shot to death 12 of their peers and a teacher at Columbine High School in Colorado, it was a stop-everything, remember-where-you-were moment.
WHT editorial: Eoff should pull short-term rental bill
Perception, as they say, is reality.
Editorial: Trump’s most recent slur confirms he is a racist
There is not much more to say than what the president said himself.
WHT editorial: Threat real because atmosphere fosters belief
The missile warning mistake is unforgivable.