State epidemiologist Sarah Park and Health Director Bruce Anderson have been increasingly criticized for their leadership of the state's coronavirus effort. Our cartoonist thinks they've been taking the state in the wrong direction.
Gov. David Ige is being pulled in different directions as he tries to lead Hawaii through the coronavirus crisis but many, including our cartoonist, wish he appeared more capable of handling the situation.
Mayoral candidate Keith Amemiya who paid more than $50,000 to be on the cover of MidWeek may have caused himself some political damage when voters read the fine print at the end and found out the glowing cover story was really a paid campaign ad.
Hawaii Congressman Ed Case and congressional newcomer Kai Kahele appear to have a smooth cruise to Washington, D.C., this year. Though both have numerous challengers, none of the contenders have serious support from voters or campaign donors, a sad commentary on the democratic process.
The police union's endorsement of Rick Blangiardi for Honolulu mayor makes some wonder whether the relationship might be a little too close for comfort at a time HPD is pushing back against more oversight.