Monthly Archives: May 2018

A Question For The Ballot Box – Paying For Education

The legislature and the public has been playing a game of “whack a mole” for a long, long time, effectively dodging the question and responsibility of properly funding Hawaii’s public education system. They say no to increasing the General Excise … Continue reading

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2018 Kauai Election & Hard Choices Ahead (5/18/18 candidate update)

With less than three weeks left until the filing deadline, the latest Office of Elections Candidate Filing Report of Friday May 18, makes for interesting reading and rife speculation. At the top of the ticket for the County is the … Continue reading

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It’s not about the chemical companies, it’s about elections

As I am sure you already know, it is really not about the chemical companies.  Nor is it about affordable housing or raising the minimum wage, or protecting water and the environment.  It’s about interests, not issues.  And it is … Continue reading

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Regulating The AgroChemical Industry – A Five Year Journey

The passage yesterday of SB3095CD1 marks an auspicious moment in the legislative history surrounding pesticide regulation in Hawaii. Now on its way to the desk of Governor David Ige, SB3095CD1 contains a “first in the nation” ban on the use … Continue reading

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