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On the occasion of your 2019 graduation

One of my first thoughts is to apologize to graduates everywhere, but sorry really doesn’t cut it. Though my generation has screwed things up pretty badly, there are also many of us who have learned from our mistakes and are … Continue reading

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On the occasion of my 39th wedding anniversary

39 years ago today I fell in love with and married a beautiful young South African girl by the name of Claudette Comrie. We had met just months before in front of the Moana Surfrider Hotel in Waikiki as she … Continue reading

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The Days Of Plausible Deniability Are Over

If you are an administrator, public or private, you are liable for the workplace practices that occur under your supervision or authority.  Likewise, if you are an employer, public or private, you are responsible for the actions and inactions of … Continue reading

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Sine Die – My Take On The 2019 Session

The bill to increase minimum wage died, so there will be no increase. HB1326 (corporate water theft) also died, so A&B does not get a $62,000,000 benefit (yet). We should be pleased with the outcome of HB1326 as it is … Continue reading

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Some in the Senate seem willing to trade the public trust, for a $62,000,000 corporate benefit

Some in the Senate seem willing to trade outright the integrity of our law making process and the preservation of our natural environment for a $62,000,000 benefit to a private corporation.  We are again hearing rumblings there is an effort … Continue reading

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The DLNR Does Not Even Support HB1326 (corporate water theft)

If for some reason you remain unconvinced that HB1326 is a bad bill and not at all actually needed, please read the below and see clear proof that the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) did not think HB1326 … Continue reading

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Lessons from the ledge: The end of session (or not)

The 2019 legislative session ends, sine die on May 2, and any bills that have not been passed by both the House and the Senate by this date will be dead (for real this time but not really). Like most … Continue reading

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