Dave Young

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Does It Have To Be This Hard? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Does It Have To Be This Hard?

The state’s open-closed, on-off response to the COVID-19 threat has confused just about everyone.

Visitor Industry Must Step Up If They Want More Visitors Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Visitor Industry Must Step Up If They Want More Visitors

When they can effectively screen, track and host thousands of arrivals, then we’ll let the tourists back in Hawaii.

Safest Destination On The Planet? Not For Long Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Safest Destination On The Planet? Not For Long

Inviting lots of tourists back to Hawaii will inevitably lead to the spread of the virus locally.

Some Modest Proposals, With Apologies To Jonathan Swift Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Some Modest Proposals, With Apologies To Jonathan Swift

Hawaii should think about shifting the burden of funding safety to those who make money from bringing in visitors.