Richard Rapoza

Richard Rapoza is a writer and strategic communications consultant in Honolulu.
The Angry Electorate: What Will We Do Now? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Angry Electorate: What Will We Do Now?

No one should be surprised if voters have trouble trusting the party that seems to accomplish so little despite an overwhelming majority and decades of control.

Why The Demise Of Political Parties In Hawaii Costs The Public Its Voice Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Why The Demise Of Political Parties In Hawaii Costs The Public Its Voice

The exercise of political will has become so meaningless that those in control accept nothing less than utter obedience to orthodoxy.