Support military presence that bolsters our economy

Support military presence that bolsters our economy By U.S. Rep. Mark Takai, Star-Advertiser: Insight, 1/19/2015 As one of the newest members of Congress, I am honored to serve the constituency of the 1st Congressional District of Hawaii. There are many pressing issues that Congress needs to address, including comprehensive immigration reform, surface transportation funding, a reform…

Army exit would devastate Wahiawa

Army exit would devastate Wahiawa By Scott Harada, Star-Advertiser: Island Voices, 1/19/2015 In 1938, a young businesswoman had the idea of opening an outdoor roller-skating rink in Wahiawa. As the military population grew, it proved a smart economic decision. A year later, she opened a restaurant next door to feed the customers. A few years later,…