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Crickets from Legislative Leadership on Furloughs

As labor unions and progressives take turns pounding on Governor Ige for his decision to furlough public workers, Hawaii’s legislative leaders watch safely and ever so quietly on the sidelines. House Speaker Saiki, House Finance Chair Sylvia Luke, Senate President … Continue reading

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Essentials On Winning A Local Election In 2022

Seems so obvious but to my friends who are thinking about running for election in 2022, please remember that elections are decided by the people who show up at the polls. According to the Office of Elections, there were 832,466 … Continue reading

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2022 Starts Now – No More DINO’s, published 12/03/20 in Honolulu Star-Advertiser, by Gary Hooser

COVID-19 will be gone in 2022, and hopefully the same will be true of the DINO’s (Democrats In Name Only). We cannot continue electing faux Democrats to the Hawaii Legislature. At present, a majority of those in positions of legislative … Continue reading

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Ripples Started On Kauai, Impact In Switzerland

Got this email today from a dear friend, colleague and comrade-in-arms against the multinationals. Collectively- we should all be very proud of the work we are doing here in Hawaii and know that it has international impacts. Dear Fern, dear … Continue reading

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TITLE: On Leadership, COVID, and Thanksgiving

On Leadership, COVID, and Thanksgiving Mahalo Councilmembers Mason Chock and Luke Evslin for introducing Resolution 2020-57. Mahalo also Mayor Derek Kawakami for standing up and speaking out on behalf of the health of our community.   Resolution 2020-57, urges Governor David … Continue reading

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2020 Election Wrap-Up Pono Hawaii Initiative Candidates Win Big!

2020 Election Wrap-Up Pono Hawaii Initiative Candidates Win Big! See the complete list here – https://ponohawaiiinitiative.org/endorsements-2020 Maui – Clean Sweep 100% of endorsed candidates win! Against the odds and over $300,000 in dark SuperPac money, 6 out of 6 Maui … Continue reading

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Trump/Niʻihau/Kaneshiro/Chock – Kauaʻi Politics

Voters on Niʻihau were unanimous in their support for electing President Donald Trump to a second term. All 43 votes cast in Kauaʻi District 16 – Precinct 06 went to the Trump/Pence ticket with zero votes cast for Biden/Harris. Interestingly, … Continue reading

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On Democrats Being Democrats

In response to last weeks column “Confessions of a Centrist and a call for Civility” I received this reply: “I also support these core values, however I left the Democratic Party and became an Independent because I could not see … Continue reading

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Confessions Of A Centrist And Call For Civility

Since the conclusion of the 2020 General Election is upon us, I thought it a good time to confess the truth. The first truth which should be a shock to no one at all, is that I belong to and … Continue reading

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Nov. 3 – Anger, Angst and Apprehension

This time next week it will all be over. At least I hope and pray that is the case, and that the Biden/Harris ticket win’s by a landslide. Anything less than a decisive victory in both the popular vote and … Continue reading

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