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Sep 25 2016 - 12:06am || Comments

The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff.

  • | Posted: Sep 13 2016 - 12:05am

    Fifteen years ago, in the first fearful days after Sept. 11, 2001, the verdict was almost universal: “This changes everything.”

  • Posted: Sep 13 2016 - 12:05am

    An existential question is facing modern consumers: paper or plastic?

  • Posted: Sep 12 2016 - 12:05am

    The pre-eminent questions of Brexit (Britain’s exit from the European Union) and the possibility of independence for Scotland are linked, at least in Scotland, for the moment.

  • Posted: Sep 12 2016 - 12:05am

    With Labor Day behind us, it’s not too early to handicap the biggest political fights to come after November, depending on how the presidential election turns out.

  • | Posted: Sep 12 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Donald Trump, who had five draft deferments, never had to fight in the jungles of Vietnam.

  • Posted: Sep 12 2016 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.

  • | Posted: Sep 11 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Republican congressional leaders ardently want conservative members of the House to not force a vote on impeaching the IRS commissioner. The public does not care about John Koskinen’s many misdeeds. And impeachment will distract attention from issues that interest the public. And because Democrats are not ingrates, the required two-thirds of the Senate will never vote to convict Koskinen, whose behavior continues the pattern of doing what Democrats desire with the most intrusive and potentially punitive government agency.

  • | Posted: Sep 11 2016 - 12:05am

    Every year, on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the media asks the same question: Are we safer now? The answer, often given by homeland security experts and military commentators on TV, always seems to be, “Yes, but … .”

  • Posted: Sep 11 2016 - 12:05am

    The Big Island as seen by Hawaii Tribune-Herald cartoonist Gary Hoff.

  • Posted: Sep 10 2016 - 12:05am

    The results of a two-year air and land survey of Africa’s savanna elephants released last week revealed the population had dropped by 30 percent in seven years.

  • Posted: Sep 10 2016 - 12:05am

    Fifteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, the day’s images remain vivid, and Americans are still vigilant about the threat of terrorism. But in the larger national security picture, there are other areas where U.S. vigilance is just as necessary. The most obvious example is our cyberspace cold war with Russia.

  • | Posted: Sep 10 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The animal kingdom will have lost one of its staunchest defenders when the Oval Office is abandoned by Barack Obama, who through a series of critical, administrative rulemakings has done more to protect animals than any other president in recent memory.

  • Posted: Sep 10 2016 - 12:05am

    The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.

  • Posted: Sep 9 2016 - 12:05am

    We shouldn’t be surprised by the coarseness spewing from Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who insulted President Barack Obama by calling him a “son of a whore.” Vulgarity is Duterte’s calling card. Miffed at the traffic jam that Pope Francis’ visit to Manila caused in 2015, he called the pontiff exactly what he called Obama. He also once said he would castrate men who did not go along with his plan for mass vasectomies to deal with overpopulation. And at an election rally last spring, he joked about not getting a chance to rape an Australian woman, a missionary who in 1989 had been taken hostage, raped and killed during a prison riot.

  • | Posted: Sep 9 2016 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — The smell of fresh paint greeted lawmakers reacquainting themselves with their workplace after their seven-week break.