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Hawaii Ranked in Bottom Five States for Economic Freedom

Extended report to follow from Grassroot Institute An extensive survey of economic freedom in the United States, Canada, and Mexico shows Hawaii as one of the five worst performing U.S. states, tied for 46th place with New Mexico. The report,Economic Freedom of North America, is published by the Fraser Institute

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Plaintiffs File Appeal with Supreme Court

Grassroot Institute makes case against “unprecedented” District Court decision HONOLULU, HAWAII–Nov. 24, 2015–The Plaintiffs in the case of Akina v. Hawaii have filed an appeal with the US Supreme Court, asking for an injunction that would halt the Nai Apuni election while the case is being determined. In an Emergency

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Plaintiffs Plan to Appeal 9th Circuit Ruling to Supreme Court

Today, the Grassroot Institute reassured those concerned about the impropriety of the state-sponsored Hawaiians-only election that the legal battle is far from over. Although the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the plaintiffs’ request for an injunction to stop the election, Grassroot Institute President Dr. Keli’i Akina promised that they

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Hawaii Loses Ground in Business Tax Climate

State falls to #31 in national ranking In a nationwide survey of state tax structures, Hawaii continues its stagnant economic performance, ranking 31st out of 50 states in the 2016 State Business Tax Climate Index. The study, released today by the Tax Foundation, compares five different metrics in a state’s

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HNN Covers Grassroot Report on Zombie Pension Payments

Yesterday, Grassroot released its finding that more than a half a million dollars had been paid out of the public pension fund to deceased beneficiaries. Reporter Rick Daysog of Hawaii News Now picked up the story and covered it in the evening news. You can see more below or go

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Plaintiffs File Appeal in Lawsuit Against Unconstitutional Election

Friday’s ruling on injunction appealed to the Ninth Circuit HONOLULU, HAWAII–Oct. 26, 2015–Today, the Plaintiffs in Akina v. State of Hawai`i filed an appeal from the Order of Judge Michael Seabright denying their motion to halt a race-based election to establish a Hawaiian tribe in violation of the Constitution.  On Friday, Judge

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Hawaii Ranked in Bottom Five States for Economic Freedom

Extended report to follow from Grassroot Institute An extensive survey of economic freedom in the United States, Canada, and Mexico shows Hawaii as one of the five worst performing U.S. states, tied for 46th place with New Mexico. The report,Economic Freedom of North America, is published by the Fraser Institute

Read More →

Plaintiffs File Appeal with Supreme Court

Grassroot Institute makes case against “unprecedented” District Court decision HONOLULU, HAWAII–Nov. 24, 2015–The Plaintiffs in the case of Akina v. Hawaii have filed an appeal with the US Supreme Court, asking for an injunction that would halt the Nai Apuni election while the case is being determined. In an Emergency

Read More →

Plaintiffs Plan to Appeal 9th Circuit Ruling to Supreme Court

Today, the Grassroot Institute reassured those concerned about the impropriety of the state-sponsored Hawaiians-only election that the legal battle is far from over. Although the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the plaintiffs’ request for an injunction to stop the election, Grassroot Institute President Dr. Keli’i Akina promised that they

Read More →

Hawaii Loses Ground in Business Tax Climate

State falls to #31 in national ranking In a nationwide survey of state tax structures, Hawaii continues its stagnant economic performance, ranking 31st out of 50 states in the 2016 State Business Tax Climate Index. The study, released today by the Tax Foundation, compares five different metrics in a state’s

Read More →

HNN Covers Grassroot Report on Zombie Pension Payments

Yesterday, Grassroot released its finding that more than a half a million dollars had been paid out of the public pension fund to deceased beneficiaries. Reporter Rick Daysog of Hawaii News Now picked up the story and covered it in the evening news. You can see more below or go

Read More →

Plaintiffs File Appeal in Lawsuit Against Unconstitutional Election

Friday’s ruling on injunction appealed to the Ninth Circuit HONOLULU, HAWAII–Oct. 26, 2015–Today, the Plaintiffs in Akina v. State of Hawai`i filed an appeal from the Order of Judge Michael Seabright denying their motion to halt a race-based election to establish a Hawaiian tribe in violation of the Constitution.  On Friday, Judge

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