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John Pritchett

John Pritchett is an award-winning cartoonist. He has created artwork in Hawaii for decades, including 20 years at the Honolulu Weekly. See his portfolio on the web at: pritchettcartoons.com. Opinions are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Civil Beat’s views.


Pritchett -- Nov 2021 -- hpd-under-glass

 


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About the Author

John Pritchett

John Pritchett is an award-winning cartoonist. He has created artwork in Hawaii for decades, including 20 years at the Honolulu Weekly. See his portfolio on the web at: pritchettcartoons.com. Opinions are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect Civil Beat’s views.


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Having the feds stepping may not significantly fare better where HPD is today after it is all said and done.   Certainly will not be cheap for the City and the Honolulu taxpayers.An enterprise of mainland consultants, service providers, and legal team will need to be put up by the City administration to negotiate and fulfill any and all agreed mandates.   Where is the funding going to come from?  Would this net benefit and sustain HPD’s operations in the long run?Many of the HPD have been sent to the FBI National Academy and returned to serve over the decades.  The only obvious advantage that I can see of the feds’ stepping in is that they can speak their mind without repercussions of the next election or workplace retaliation.Something that can done, and should already be doing, if the current City Hale’s elected leaders are committed enough of choosing to do.

Canoe · 2 weeks ago

Feds don't need a magnifying glass to find dirt.  It's more where to begin is the problem.

surferx808 · 3 weeks ago

I don't think the feds can place the state into a receivership and if they could, they have no Solomon to step in and rule with wisdom and fairness. We have to live with what we voted for, like it or not. We did four years ago and we are doing it again. What I hate is these swings that favor one minority group over another with the rest of us wondering how it happend. Be it federal, state, county, city or homeowner association, mass apathy seems to allow it to happen. Care enough to vote and the consequences.

Vandy63 · 3 weeks ago

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