Submissions provides news and views on the important issues effecting Hawai`i, the Pacific Rim and the world.

Topics include all aspects of Hawaiian domestic and international life,  including political and social criticism of local and international trends and events.

We except original essays on local, national or world news topics. We also accept digital photos and video. Please send an email to ““. If your submission is accepted, your contributors account will be activated.

Please note that posting on HND requires acceptance and adherence to our terms and conditions:

  • accepts original news articles, opinions, essays, photos, videos, graphics, and other content.
  • Optimal length for feature articles is 800 words. Articles between 500 – 1200 words are acceptable. Articles over 1200 words can be considered for serialization. Articles can be published in multiple parts, with no single segment exceeding 1200 words.
  • Commenting is subject to community standards.

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