Hawaii lawmakers set aside $100,000 for a program to return out-of-state homeless people to their families on the mainland via plane or cruise ship. The story caught the attention of national news reporters, talk show hosts, TV comics — and our political cartoonist. Here’s John Pritchett’s view of the program, that state officials are vowing to cancel but lawmakers say they’ll bring back next year.

John Pritchett

 


About the author: John Pritchett is a longtime award-winning political cartoonist. He has been penning artwork in Hawaii for decades, including 20 years at the Honolulu Weekly. Find more of his work on the web at pritchettcartoons.com.

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