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Longtime journalist Mark Coleman talked recently with ThinkTech Hawaii host Tim Apicella about his recent Grassroot Institute of Hawaii article titled “Honolulu rail clearly a fiasco,” and suggested that now would be a ideal time to subject the over-budget,...
Presentation featuring Dr. Kyle Varner, former Hawaii physician.
The over-budget, behind-schedule rail is like the cousin who is always hitting you up for money.
HART plans to ask for $350 million in additional general obligation bonds every year for the next six years to keep the project moving forward to Ala Moana.
A respect for property rights and economic freedom can help provide housing for local families, said Dr. Akina at an affordable housing summit on Maui.
Members of the HART board supported a forensic audit to investigate the rail project, but then the audit was canceled.
Mark Coleman reviews some of the biggest problems with Honolulu’s rail project so far.
Grassroot Institute testimony to U.S. Congress about the need for an independent audit of the Honolulu rail project for fraud, waste and abuse.
Americans do not want the government regulating the internet.
The average Oahu resident will have to pay almost $10,500, which ranks as the most expensive rail project in the world, per capita.
Hawaii is unable to benefit from cheaper natural gas because of the Jones Act.
Politicians want to tax the shared economy, and ban it. But they should follow a simple rule: no taxation without legalization.
All four of the counties are pointing to the state as being responsible for their budget shortfalls.
The United States has the highest corporate tax rate in the developed world, but federal revenue relative to that rate is among the lowest. As economist Alan Reynolds has pointed out: The U.K. has gradually reduced its corporate tax rate to 20 percent, and revenue...
“From my perspective, what’s gone on is a form of fraud,” said Randy Roth, UH law professor.
Jared Meyer, senior research fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability, gave a talk on home-sharing in Hawaii. He said, “There’s just two ways to regulate: through consumers and government. And consumers are more than ever before able to do so.”