When the all-clear comes, we need to work to diversify Hawaii’s economy and create a new independence.
Hawaii’s high cost of living undermines the checks locals will be receiving as coronavirus assistance.
Political campaigning in the face of the coronavirus will be a whole different thing.
Our economy is on the verge of collapse and the virus is pushing us closer to the edge. Hawaii lawmakers need to put the brakes on big, ambitious spending proposals.
People need to start voting younger in 2020 because there is so much more at stake that impacts them much earlier.
Hearing Native Hawaiians oppose major projects over ancient graves, cultural artifacts and environmental concerns is not only predictable, it is inevitable under poor economic conditions.
Passing a proposed $500 tax credit for buying classroom supplies would be a small step by the Legislature to provide teachers the help they deserve.
Government property seizures are especially oppressive in Hawaii where people are already overburdened by so many other economic and regulatory factors.
Local leaders need to learn to use their existing authority to lower traffic in a way that isn’t costing already strapped residents.