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5 Ways We Can Move Away From Single-Use Plastics Rafael Bergstrom

5 Ways We Can Move Away From Single-Use Plastics

The pandemic is putting even more plastic into our oceans. But we can change that.

Singapore Makes Housing Work. Can We Do The Same? David Phan

Singapore Makes Housing Work. Can We Do The Same?

The success of Singapore’s public housing holds lessons for Hawaii — and solutions.

Invest In Interns To Build Hawaii’s Future

Invest In Interns To Build Hawaii’s Future

Contrary to what local folks may think, local talent is of a very high quality.

How To Ramp Up Hawaii’s Use Of Electric Cars S.KASS

How To Ramp Up Hawaii’s Use Of Electric Cars

A state Clean Vehicle Standard could promote the sale of emissions-free vehicles.

Police Officers Should Be Held Personally Financially Liable For Their Misconduct Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Police Officers Should Be Held Personally Financially Liable For Their Misconduct

All officers should be required to carry a supplemental professional liability insurance policy for misconduct.

Hawaii Can Learn A Lot From Japan About Farming And Food Production Courtesy: Ken Love

Hawaii Can Learn A Lot From Japan About Farming And Food Production

Respect for farmers and support of their work is key to Japan’s agricultural success.

Here’s How To Transform Tourism In Hawaii

Here’s How To Transform Tourism In Hawaii

It’s time to build an industry that exists to serve the public good.