Let’s get smart about government spending

When it comes to political promises about restraining government spending, there’s a saying that comes to mind: “Talk is cheap.” State and county policymakers can say they intend to keep spending at reasonable levels. They might promise to not let

Subscribe to our newsletter

Stay up to date on what Hawaii’s No. 1 think tank is doing to make Hawaii more affordable for everyone.

“Why we left Hawaii”

Hawaii is notorious for its high taxes and excessive regulations. Hawaii’s cost of living is the highest in the U.S., and it’s resulted in more residents leaving the state than moving in. These are the stories of residents who made the difficult decision to leave the place the islands they once called home.