Flooding on Kauai. Copious amounts of lava on the Big Island. Then more flooding on several islands from Hurricane/Tropical Storm Lane.

What can the state do to help the counties recover? House Speaker Scott Saiki addresses that question in a sit-down with Pod Squad host Chad Blair, who also talks to Saiki about how he’ll become Hawaii’s first leader of the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Civil Beat’s Chad Blair and April Estrellon with House Speaker Scott Saiki, left.

Courtesy James Gonser

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