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The Hill: Jones Act waivers aren’t a solution; they’re a symptom of the problem The Hill: Jones Act waivers aren’t a solution; they’re a symptom of the problem

The Hill: Jones Act waivers aren't a solution; they're a symptom of the problem

Time to end ‘gut and replace’ Time to end ‘gut and replace’

Time to end 'gut and replace'

Proposed ‘education tax’ a Pandora’s box Proposed ‘education tax’ a Pandora’s box

Proposed ‘education tax’ a Pandora’s box

Pension spiking cost Hawaii taxpayers $20.5M in FY 2017 Pension spiking cost Hawaii taxpayers $20.5M in FY 2017

Pension spiking cost Hawaii taxpayers $20.5M in FY 2017

‘Education tax’ would set worrisome precedent ‘Education tax’ would set worrisome precedent

‘Education tax’ would set worrisome precedent

Arizona ruling shows Hawaii ballot question vulnerable Arizona ruling shows Hawaii ballot question vulnerable

Arizona ruling shows Hawaii ballot question vulnerable

Honolulu could be leader in taxi deregulation Honolulu could be leader in taxi deregulation

Honolulu could be leader in taxi deregulation

Grassroot Institute of Hawaii sends  Jones Act waiver request to President Trump Grassroot Institute of Hawaii sends Jones Act waiver request to President Trump

Grassroot Institute of Hawaii sends Jones Act waiver request to President Trump

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Time to end ‘gut and replace’

Time to end ‘gut and replace’

What’s in a title? If you’re a member of the Hawaii Legislature, opportunity. When you read a bill, you’ll notice that the title is often frustratingly vague. The language of the bill may be long and technical, but the title might be just “Relating to...

Proposed ‘education tax’ a Pandora’s box

Proposed ‘education tax’ a Pandora’s box

The proposal assumes investors and property owners will continue to behave the same after it’s passed The best laid plans, we are told, often go awry. But the saying should come with an asterisk that adds, “Especially when it comes to politicians counting on revenue...

‘Education tax’ would set worrisome precedent

‘Education tax’ would set worrisome precedent

It would be hard to find anyone willing to argue that Hawaii’s children don’t deserve a first-rate education. Or that good teachers don’t deserve to be paid well. And I’m not going to start here. However, the question of how to pay teachers and fund public education...

Honolulu could be leader in taxi deregulation

Honolulu could be leader in taxi deregulation

Honolulu has a chance to lead the way in the nationwide battle between municipalities, taxis and ride-hailing services. But will the city move toward a free market or greater government control? The Grassroot Institute's Malia Hill considered that question in her...