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GEMS: Gets Everyone’s Money Swiftly

GEMS: Gets Everyone’s Money Swiftly

This week we will be talking about GEMS, which stands for Green Energy Market Securitization. It’s a program that was adopted by our state government in Act 211 of 2013. The idea behind GEMS is that the state wanted to facilitate the buildout of “clean energy...
Hawaii’s Jones Act Costs … and Misconceptions

Hawaii’s Jones Act Costs … and Misconceptions

The Honolulu Star Advertiser published on December 23, 2015, an Op-Ed, “Jones Act great for some but most of us here suffer,” by John Wesley Nakao, whose day job is in the insurance business. The genesis of Nakao’s piece is his personal experience attempting to...