State should speed up responses to information requests
Hawaii's 'monster houses'
Hawaii Legislature looks to regulate video games
LNG episode exposes feeble Jones Act argument
State legislatures, including Hawaii, grasp at plastic straws
Stuck in the slow lane
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Hawaii takes the longest in the nation to make decisions about transparency disputes, and in the interest of accountable government, this just will not do.
In Hawaii, there are currently three bills in consideration that seek to limit video game sales or regulate the gaming industry. One, SB3024, seeks to prohibit anyone under age 21 from buying a game that lets you buy loot boxes or purchase something that could be...
Why did LNG that arrived in Boston at the end of January come from Russia — and in violation of Obama-era sanctions against Russia?
Every year, the Hawaii legislature has at least one proposal that is driven more by emotion and political trends than hard facts and research.
There is movement at the Maui County Council to require that all of Maui’s so-called affordable housing to remain so in perpetuity.
It’s important for Hawaii to consider the enormous costs of its harsh bail policies and long pretrial delays, both for the unlucky individuals unnecessarily detained by such government inefficiencies and for the taxpayers footing the unnecessarily excessive bills.
If national security was really the most important benefit of the Jones Act — as opposed to protecting the maritime industry — then the best thing to do would be to focus on how to modernize the act and revitalize American maritime interests. Instead, the Jan. 17...