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Danny de Gracia

Danny De Gracia: The Growing Disconnect In The War Against COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: The Growing Disconnect In The War Against COVID-19

The public feels micromanaged by what seem like confusing and hard-to-follow emergency restrictions.

Danny De Gracia: Kai Kahele Should Not Get A Free Ride To Congress Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Kai Kahele Should Not Get A Free Ride To Congress

Voters in Hawaii’s Second Congressional District should demand more debates and discussion of the candidates, not just accept the primary winner.

Danny De Gracia: Hawaii Governor Is Failing To Lead Just When We Need Him Most Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Hawaii Governor Is Failing To Lead Just When We Need Him Most

This is the worst and most dangerous time to have uncertain, inarticulate and wishy-washy leadership.

Danny De Gracia: Don’t Miss This Opportunity To Fix Honolulu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Don’t Miss This Opportunity To Fix Honolulu

There are many, many reasons you don’t want to sit out this primary election.

Danny De Gracia: Mercenary Economics Are Fueling A Rush To Reopen Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Mercenary Economics Are Fueling A Rush To Reopen Schools

The Department of Education should not roll the dice on the lives of our teachers and children. We can afford to wait.

Danny De Gracia: There’s No Excuse This Year For Not Voting Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: There’s No Excuse This Year For Not Voting

The state’s all-mail primary gives residents plenty of time to do research and make carefully informed choices.

Danny De Gracia: Why A Visitor Fee Isn’t A Bad Thing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Why A Visitor Fee Isn’t A Bad Thing

It’s time to put Hawaii first again and show a little self-respect for ourselves by making tourists pay their fair share.

Danny De Gracia: Should We Trust The Governor With Health Decisions? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Should We Trust The Governor With Health Decisions?

The Legislature is right to consider a new law that would delegate pandemic response powers to the Department of Health.

Danny De Gracia: It’s Not Just Tourists We Need To Be Concerned About Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: It’s Not Just Tourists We Need To Be Concerned About

Residents are a big problem, too. It’s your job to prevent the spread of the virus, not just the government’s.