Roy Takumi

Rep. Roy Takumi: Is It Time To Cut Hawaii’s Gas Taxes? Chad Blair/Civil Beat/2022

Rep. Roy Takumi: Is It Time To Cut Hawaii’s Gas Taxes?

Connecticut, Georgia and Maryland have suspended their state gas tax in light of recent events.

Rep. Roy Takumi: Workers Deserve A (Barely) Living Wage Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Rep. Roy Takumi: Workers Deserve A (Barely) Living Wage

It would raise the living standards for women, the elderly, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders who are disproportionately in low-wage jobs.

Pass Build Back Better. As A State We Can Only Do So Much On Our Own Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Pass Build Back Better. As A State We Can Only Do So Much On Our Own

President Joe Biden’s landmark spending plan would be a major boost for Hawaii’s efforts to achieve clean energy goals.

It’s Time For Hawaii To Pass A Paid Sick Leave Law Cory Lum/Civil Beat

It’s Time For Hawaii To Pass A Paid Sick Leave Law

Workers should not have to choose between losing their wages or infecting their colleagues.

Don’t Tax State Unemployment Insurance Payments Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2020

Don’t Tax State Unemployment Insurance Payments

It only adds insult to injury to people trying to make it through these tough times.

DOE’s Early Education Power Grab Is Ill-Advised Cory Lum/Civil Beat

DOE’s Early Education Power Grab Is Ill-Advised

Governing authority is actually granted to the Executive Office on Early Learning.

It’s Really About Values

Rep. Roy Takumi says ideas are important, but it will be the results of the legislative session that count.