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Arts & Entertainment

2016-05-27 10:00

One of the most popular fairy tales of all time, “Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs” has captured the hearts of adults and children alike since Walt Disney introduced the film version in 1937.

Local Sports

2016-05-28 00:05

For the Keauhou Canoe Club and new athletic director Jerome Kanuha, this Moku O Hawaii Outrigger Canoe Racing Association season is all about a fresh start and new approach.

Local Features

2016-05-28 00:30

Mauna Kea is illuminated by the rising sun. Adam Atwood/Community Contributor

Obituaries

2016-05-27 00:30

Editor’s note: Obituaries are published free of charge as a public service. The content is subject to editing to ensure parity treatment and style continuity.

Opinion

2016-05-27 00:54

I am distressed to see that the anti-intellectualism, which drove the 16th century dispute between Galileo and the Pope, is evidently alive and well today and reflected on your editorial page in “TMT and Christopher Columbus” on May 24. Five hundred years ago it was decreed that mankind didn’t need to know the facts that made our universe work but was simply to accept the word revealed by the church in Rome — a thoroughly incorrect revealed word as was in fact already known to many even at that time. Today, a few apparently hold that science must yield to religion because the theoretical knowledge to be gained from the Thirty Meter Telescope is deemed “frivolous at best.” I had thought, on the contrary, that modern educated society had concluded that religion and science ought to work together to appreciate how and why the universe functions.

Nation & World

2016-05-27 10:46

The survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings are known in Japan as hibakusha. There are about 48,000 of them living in Nagasaki prefecture, and about 83,000 in Hiroshima. Some were small children when the bombs were dropped, others were young adults. Their average age now is older than 80.