Gene Ward

Rep. Gene Ward (R-Hawaii Kai) serves as the House Minority Leader and is a former Peace Corps Volunteer in North Borneo.
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.

Life After COVID-19 And Reopening Hawaii’s Economy Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Life After COVID-19 And Reopening Hawaii’s Economy

It will require many things, including prohibiting any increase in taxes and fees that raise the cost of doing business here.

Hawaii’s Status Quo Government Isn’t Cutting It Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii’s Status Quo Government Isn’t Cutting It

And the only sure way to shake things up is through voting.

Why Are We Killing Pedestrians In Hawaii Crosswalks? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Are We Killing Pedestrians In Hawaii Crosswalks?

Blame it on inattentive drivers, lax government oversight and lack of common sense public policy.

It’s Time To Rein In Big Tech Companies Flickr: Stock Catalog

It’s Time To Rein In Big Tech Companies

Digital platforms are affecting every sphere of life, and they threaten our liberties if left unchecked.

Shortfalls Of The 2019 Legislative Session Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Shortfalls Of The 2019 Legislative Session

If we cease to act, innovate and capitalize on our strategic advantages, potential opportunities will leave our islands.

Setting The Minimum Wage Debate Straight Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Setting The Minimum Wage Debate Straight

The Hawaii House GOP leader says any increase must be reasonable and incremental.

Gene Ward: What We Should Make Of Singapore And Trump Getty Images/iStockphoto

Gene Ward: What We Should Make Of Singapore And Trump

Can we trust and verify complete and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea?

Democracy Soon To Be Gutted By Gerrymandering

Democracy Soon To Be Gutted By Gerrymandering

As reapportionment approaches, Hawaii must address the lopsided influence of Democrats in drawing election maps.

The Loyal Opposition To The Rail Special Session Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Loyal Opposition To The Rail Special Session

Hawaii House Republicans played a valuable role by providing a voice for dissent.

Calvin Say and Gene Ward: Yell Less, Pray More And Come Together As Americans Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Calvin Say and Gene Ward: Yell Less, Pray More And Come Together As Americans

In a time of political violence in America, let’s cool our tongues and resist the temptation to let divisions become acts of aggression.

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