Colin Moore

Colin Moore is associate professor of political science and director of the Public Policy Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
A Citizens’ Jury Verdict On The ConCon Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Citizens’ Jury Verdict On The ConCon

Eighteen representative Hawaii voters were asked to consider whether to vote “yes” or “no” on the ballot issue. Read here to learn where they now stand.

A Few Good Reads To Better Understand America

A Few Good Reads To Better Understand America

Essential background reading to understand our governing charter includes Tocqueville, James Madison and Adam Smith.

Hawaii Takes Steps To Address Wage Gap With The Equal Pay Bill Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Takes Steps To Address Wage Gap With The Equal Pay Bill

The measure will prohibit enforced wage secrecy and retaliation against employees who disclose, discuss or inquire about their own or coworkers’ wages.

How Can We Improve Civic Dialogue In Hawaii? istock

How Can We Improve Civic Dialogue In Hawaii?

With polarization and cynicism on the rise, an upcoming conference will explore smarter ways to get the public involved on key issues.

Hawaii And Honolulu Agencies Really Try To Hide Public Records

Hawaii And Honolulu Agencies Really Try To Hide Public Records

State and city officials frustrate the public and undercut democracy by refusing to release public records or charging absurdly high fees for them.