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.
The state needs to stop rejecting everything and start looking for wins.
Lawmakers and public officials need to do a better job educating Hawaii residents about the effects of sea level rise and changing weather patterns.
The people who vote — Democrats — get the government they vote for. We really should make an effort to do better.
When voting for local leaders in 2020, Oahu residents should ask if they’re better off today than they were 10 years ago.