Gavin Thornton

Gavin Thornton is co-director of Hawaii Appleseed.

Lawmakers Should Pass Tax Bills To Fix Our Upside-Down Tax System Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Lawmakers Should Pass Tax Bills To Fix Our Upside-Down Tax System

Minimum wage earners should not be paying a higher percentage in taxes than those at the top.

State Of Poverty: Recovery Has Left Too Many In Hawaii Behind Cory Lum/Civil Beat

State Of Poverty: Recovery Has Left Too Many In Hawaii Behind

An updated report from Hawaii Appleseed shows more than one in six residents living in poverty and real unemployment topping 9 percent.