Big ideas matter, but they won’t go anywhere unless translated into effective action and results.
Rail is not H-3, Trump is not Nixon and tax cuts don’t necessarily pay for themselves.
To keep society from disintegrating, we’ve got to get back to seeing our fellow citizens as our neighbors.
Politicians and pundits too often exaggerate the importance of any given news story.
Essential background reading to understand our governing charter includes Tocqueville, James Madison and Adam Smith.
They need to start early because engagement in public policy is a long journey.
In Hawaii, some special purpose entities have gotten out of control in terms of spending.
Recent history helps explain how we got to where we are with the normalization of Trump — even in Hawaii.
Hawaii should stay within the American tradition by remembering the fundamentals of public policy.
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