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Does Airbnb help Hawaii’s Economy?

Does Airbnb help Hawaii’s Economy?

Jared Meyer, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, sat down with Joe Kent to discuss the positive impacts of Airbnb as part of the Grassroot Institute with Dr. Keli’i Akina, a radio show on KAOI 1110AM Maui and KKNE 940AM Oahu. “Airbnb is an online platform that...
Grassroot Institute Show 24

Grassroot Institute Show 24

This episode of the Grassroot Institute with Dr. Keli’i Akina, we talk with: – Andrew Walden, publisher of HawaiiFreePress.com – Robert Baumann, economist – Colin Moore, University of Hawaii Public Policy Center – Dick Rowland, Chairman and...
Hawaii’s Christian Heritage – Leon Siu

Hawaii’s Christian Heritage – Leon Siu

Just as the United States drew upon Judeo-Christian principles for its founding philosophy, so too did the Hawaiian Kingdom. Hawaiian community leader Leon Siu discusses with Dr. Keli’i Akina the historic relationship between Christianity and Hawaiian...
Low Real Property Tax Is a Bad Thing?

Low Real Property Tax Is a Bad Thing?

One of the more interesting bills still alive and being considered this session, is one that would commission a study on the effects of Hawaii’s low real property taxes. Excuse me?  Low taxes are a concern? The bill, HB 1735, attempts to explain why in its preamble...