LETTER: Concerned About What is Being Shipped Into Hawai‘i

My name is Jean Souza and I live in Hilo.
July 05, 2018

LETTER: Former Red Cross Worker Not Wishing to Volunteer Any Further

This is a Chronology of the events leading up to my leaving Red Cross and not wishing to volunteer any further.
June 28, 2018

LETTER: Is Lava the Ultimate Lemon?

It isn’t possible to read the accounts and see the images of those affected and displaced by the lava flows, and not be moved.
June 28, 2018

LETTER: Bus System Audit Findings

"It is imperative that you prioritize providing decent day-to-day, dependable public transportation BEFORE spending any more money..."
May 25, 2018

LETTER: Lava Disaster Could Worsen Hawai‘i Pension Crisis

The effect on the state’s economy of recent volcanic activity on Hawaii Island might last longer than many realize.
May 24, 2018

LETTER: Mahalo From Puna to Tulsi Gabbard

A big mahalo to Tulsi Gabbard for her efforts to bring supplies and help to us folks in Puna who have been devastated by the recent lava.
May 23, 2018

LETTER: State Encouraged Building in Risky Lava Zone

Hawai‘i’s state government encouraged building near the active portion of Kilauea volcano, where homes now are being destroyed by flowing lava.
May 14, 2018

LETTER: Kealakehe Elementary Needs Additional Parking

We received $300,000 in capital funding to provide additional parking in 2015, that we have yet to utilize.
May 12, 2018

LETTER: Highway Extension Doesn’t Have Funding Committed

The Daniel K. Inouye Highway Extension, which completes a critical cross island link across the Big Island, doesn’t have any funding committed to begin construction anytime soon.
April 13, 2018

LETTER: Condolences Upon Death of Rooster Bill

My heart broke when I heard that Rooster Bill had died.
April 05, 2018