Gene Ward

Why Speaker Nancy Pelosi Should Go To Taiwan Flickr: Gage Skidmore

Why Speaker Nancy Pelosi Should Go To Taiwan

China is hopefully wise enough not to waste time and resources on an invasion.

Rep. Gene Ward: Is Hawaii’s Legislature Corrupt? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Rep. Gene Ward: Is Hawaii’s Legislature Corrupt?

A few structural reforms could go a long way to restoring the public trust and the dignity of legislators.

Rep. Gene Ward: Legislature Should Back Off Les Kondo Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Rep. Gene Ward: Legislature Should Back Off Les Kondo

A House committee opted for “getting mud” on the state auditor rather than taking a deep dive into the inefficiencies in state government.

Plan To Ration Health Care Should Be Dead On Arrival Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2017

Plan To Ration Health Care Should Be Dead On Arrival

Hawaii seniors are justifiably alarmed at a triage score for hospitals.

Give Hawaii’s Capitol Back To Its People Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Give Hawaii’s Capitol Back To Its People

The open-air architecture was designed to reflect democracy as it should be: open and transparent.

We Need Targeted Legislation To Support The Local Economy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

We Need Targeted Legislation To Support The Local Economy

Lawmakers should grow the economy instead of growing the government.

The Opening Day Speech That Never Was Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Opening Day Speech That Never Was

Here are the remarks that former Hawaii House Minority Leader Gene Ward intended to give. But his speech was scuttled due to the pandemic.

Use CARES Act Funds To Help Develop Easy Testing Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Use CARES Act Funds To Help Develop Easy Testing

Hawaii company Oceanit has a COVID-19 test that could help open the state back up for business.

Charting A Course Ahead For A Post-Pandemic Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Charting A Course Ahead For A Post-Pandemic Hawaii

It involves a transition to a new normal that ensures the islands are safe places for both workers and visitors.