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The former Honolulu mayor who now leads the Hawaii Lodging and Tourism Association opines on the state of the state’s top industry today.
The high-profile Hawaii official discusses the purpose of his office, criticism from House leaders, special funds and the audit of the Agribusiness Development Corp.
The Police Commission should consider forming a citizen advisory committee to help envision and vet the best candidates. It would go a long way toward building better community relations.
But Hawaii Gov. David Ige says he likely will veto Senate Bill 811 because it’s unnecessary and could violate personal privacy.
Hawaii’s chief executive talks about his veto rationale, the growing economy, easing travel restrictions and whether state leaders will agree to extend the taxes used to pay for Honolulu rail.
It’s needed, it’s working and it’s paid for by cigarette companies. Gov. David Ige must veto House Bill 1296.
The Hawaii senator opines on Joe Biden’s agenda, Mitch McConnell’s obstruction, hate crimes, abortion rights and military budgets.
Blangiardi’s first two nominees were an embarrassment for Honolulu residents whose police department is under intense inspection.