Despite the many problems the massive summer surge of tourism has brought to Hawaii, plans to manage the tourism industry lack seriousness and urgency.
Alvin Ing, best known as the romantic lead in “Flower Drum Song,” died last month after contracting COVID-19.
At this point, pleas and plate lunches won’t sway the “vaccine hesitant.” They’re not hesitant. They’re dug-in.
For close to 30 years, residents of the Hansen’s disease colony on Molokai had a stamp club that amassed a huge number of postal stamps.
Not long ago, people were desperate to get a vaccine. Now, the state is having to come up with gifts to get the last hold-outs to do their part.
Instead of regrowing the economy, Hawaii should focus on restoring quality of life.
The governor even stared down CNN’s Jake Tapper to convincingly defend his decision.
The good news is the hard-charging politician is willing to help HART. The weird thing is how it happened.
There are pros and cons in promoting from within or doing a wider executive search; but is that really the most important thing when finding a new leader?