Randall Roth

Randall Roth is a professor at the William S. Richardson School of Law whose areas of experise include taxation and professional responsibility. He co-authored Broken Trust, and was a plaintiff in above-mentioned lawsuit.

Honolulu Rail Is Too Much, Too Late Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Rail Is Too Much, Too Late

Beyond  exorbitant costs, we should stop rail now because it will be obsolete. By 2040, the answer to traffic woes will lie in ride-sharing services, driverless cars and other technology.

The Impending Honolulu Rail Ridership Debacle Anthony Quintano / Civil Beat

The Impending Honolulu Rail Ridership Debacle

The city is no better at estimating ridership than it is at estimating costs.

We Should Not Pay A Penny To The Federal Transit Administration Cory Lum/Civil Beat

We Should Not Pay A Penny To The Federal Transit Administration

The FTA failed miserably to provide effective oversight for the rail project. That makes it complicit, not just morally but legally.

 

What Do We Do Now About The Honolulu Rail Project? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What Do We Do Now About The Honolulu Rail Project?

The Legislature could halt the project by repealing the tax surcharge funding it, which would give the Honolulu City Council a tough choice.
PRP Owes an Apology to Oahu’s Voters screen capture

PRP Owes an Apology to Oahu’s Voters

The authors argue Sen. Brian Schatz should get rid of his Chief of Staff Andy Winer, who was a political operative in the successful PRP campaign against Ben Cayetano.