Columnist

Danny de Gracia

Danny De Gracia: Hawaii Republicans Should Follow Up On Tardy Stand Against Violence Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Hawaii Republicans Should Follow Up On Tardy Stand Against Violence

Despite condemning the attack on the U.S. Capitol, local Republicans had earlier been busy fueling conspiracy theories.

Danny De Gracia: Stimulus Checks Are On The Way, But Don’t Call Them Handouts Flickr: frankieleon

Danny De Gracia: Stimulus Checks Are On The Way, But Don’t Call Them Handouts

The rebate you’re being paid is money that already exists, was already taken from you, is still in circulation, and can be returned to you by your government.

Danny De Gracia: A Casino Won’t Resolve Hawaii’s Broken Promises To Hawaiians Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Danny De Gracia: A Casino Won’t Resolve Hawaii’s Broken Promises To Hawaiians

The state needs to do more to address the systemic challenges facing Native Hawaiians.

Danny De Gracia: More People Are Going Hungry And It’s Only Going To Get Worse Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: More People Are Going Hungry And It’s Only Going To Get Worse

Hawaii is expected to go from 19th in the nation two years ago in lacking enough healthy food to sixth by the end of this year.

Danny De Gracia: Don’t Let The Virus Cause Us To Forget This Day Of Infamy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Don’t Let The Virus Cause Us To Forget This Day Of Infamy

One of the things that COVID-19 restrictions should not stop is our study of history and our commemoration of the past.

Danny De Gracia: Rail Is A Hot Mess And Everyone Knows It Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Rail Is A Hot Mess And Everyone Knows It

The project began on the ballot. Maybe it should go back before voters to decide its future.

Danny De Gracia: Holiday Gatherings Aren’t Worth The Risk This Year Flickr: Tim Sackton

Danny De Gracia: Holiday Gatherings Aren’t Worth The Risk This Year

There’s a lot to be thankful for in Hawaii, even if we can’t get together at Thanksgiving.

Danny De Gracia: We Have Another Chance To Build Harmony And Freedom Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: We Have Another Chance To Build Harmony And Freedom

Every election outcome, no matter who wins or loses, is an opportunity to fix things.

Danny De Gracia: Don’t Be Scared To Vote By Mail Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Danny De Gracia: Don’t Be Scared To Vote By Mail

It’s a safe, secure way to cast your ballot this election despite all the fear-mongering.