October marks Let’s Talk Month, aimed at getting families talking about sexual health and relationships. A survey out this month, commissioned by Planned Parenthood and New York University’s Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health, shows that while most parents are talking about sexual health and relationships with their children, too many aren’t talking often enough or clearly enough about critical topics to help young people make healthy decisions.
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There are better incinerator options
Help protect Hawaii coffee, don’t pick up beans as keepsake
Ironman road closures were a nightmare
It’s time for cesspool owners to do their part
Being there and correcting the reference to access road closure
Let’s not remain in the dark ages
The farmer in the cell
Proposed cesspool refit too costly for most property owners
Courts will ultimately solve TMT issue
Act now to protect water supply
It’s not like it used to be. In the past, we would go into the driver’s license place and simply renew our driver’s license or state identification. Now, you need all kinds of documents to prove who you are. If you are unfortunate enough not to have all the chain of documents needed, you are in deep trouble without any legal current identification. Here is how it works:
The article in Tuesday’s paper about possible property tax revisions and the letter to the editor in the Oct. 1 West Hawaii Today also addressing the policing of the homeowners exemption have prompted me to write about our property tax structure. I believe there is a fundamental principle that should underlie good tax policy: The tax should be paid primarily by those who benefit from the revenue it generates. Applying this principle to our property tax system leads me to conclude it is very unfair and counterproductive.
Mahalo for bringing super PACs to light
Freedom of choice and the CON