Some of the key people pushing the Akaka bill have screwed up. But they do not know it yet. That is because they are so arrogant. They pulled a back room secret deal to modify the bill; failed in the House Committee and succeeded in the Senate. That gives us two vastly different bills. Because these all too clever people did not consult with their allies such as Governor Lingle and OHA, they have lost support. Even more telling, they have violated trust, having proven themselves undependable.
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