Democracy is better served when citizens can interact more freely with lawmakers.
While waiting for the state to figure out the technical considerations of a vaccine passport, we ought to just let fully inoculated people with CDC cards engage in “old normal” activities.
Without permanent addresses or internet access, the many homeless people who are eligible will face barriers to claiming money that would make a difference.
The Biden administration has remedied the biggest problems for the Aloha State. The rest of this pandemic recovery is up to us.
A session that should have been focused on big recovery and great hope has been squandered so far.
The Legislature should look for ways to increase revenue while minimizing the impact on people’s quality of life.
Hawaii is one of only three states that don’t yet officially commemorate Juneteenth, the day that marks the historic end of slavery in the United States.
The governor needs to lay out what’s really wrong with Hawaii and what he intends to do about it.
With Democrats in control, the Legislature needs to capitalize on the potential to pull in more federal money to rebuild.