It’s far less than the DOE sought, but there’s hope for “more of a focus on education” in state government.
The Legislature will consider approving the governor’s supplemental spending request when lawmakers reconvene next year.
If power struggles within the Democratic and Republican parties nationally are transplanted to the islands, all bets are off.
A backlash is brewing against a potential deal for the company to collect Hawaii taxes — in part, because no one knows what’s in the agreement.
Ford Fuchigami will become the governor’s administrative director Nov. 1.