Jamie Winpenny

Honolulu Editor
9lb hammer Singing about struggles, and rising above them

At about six feet tall and built like a bear, Nine Pound Hammer’s Ronnie “Velveeta” Walzer is exactly the kind of character you’d expect to be behind the bar at Anna O’Brien’s, a venue that has been home to all manner of misfits for more than 40 years: bikers, hippies, eccentric academics, and professional musicians. Read More »

Hawaii Polo Club to hold food and toy drive
Slip-and-fall verdict largest ever in Hawaii
Home sales down, prices up

Despite rising prices, now may be the time for buyers to buy. Read More »

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Environmental exemptions opponents gather at the Capitol

Community activist Choon James said of providing exemptions to urban developers, “Sweetheart exemptions should only be between sweethearts.”
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Donna Wong, Hawaii's Thousand Friends
Photo by Ikaika Hussey
All sides agree Bill 54 does little for Honolulu’s ‘homeless’ problem
Opponents of Council Bill 54 commiserate after its passage Tuesday. Photo by Jamie Winpenny
Christopher Deedy pleads not guilty in fatal shooting of Kollin Elderts
A mugshot of federal agent Christopher Deedy, on trial for murder while in Hawaii for the APEC conference.
Mojo Barber Shop brings back the shave and haircut
A shave and a haircut at Mojo Barber Shop make men happy.
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APEC traffic woes can be avoided
APEC motorcades will snarl Oahu traffic at times through the weekend.
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Protestors march for justice for shooting victim, against APEC
Protestors demand justice for shooting victim Kollin Elderts. The march to the Hawaii Convention Center begins at Old Stadium Park.