Missile scare far more than an ‘unfortunate error’

Saturday’s missile scare has been described as an epic failure. It was. It has been called inexcusable. It was. It has been referred to as something that caused panic. It did. And it has been said those responsible must be held accountable. They must.

Looking ahead to good things in 2018

Goodbye to 2017. We’ll miss you. It was a good one, in many ways. Lifeguards continued to save lives, people continued to try and help each other, funds were raised for nonprofits, hundreds of dogs and cats were adopted, kupuna showed us how to live with aloha, volunteers rose up, new businesses opened, unemployment dropped to record lows and yes, visitors arrived in record highs.