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In Pursuit | Issue 1

Hawaii and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is proud to announce the release of the first research paper in our “In Pursuit” series of policy analysis. The topic of this month’s review was the intersection of Hawaii...

Be a More Informed Voter!

Before you vote next week, be sure you to take advantage of all the tools that the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii and other like-minded organizations have made available to help you become as informed a voter as possible. Below are links to Web site tools, scorecards,...

Hawaii’s 2010 Ballot Measures

By Grassroot Institute Staff In addition to determining who will be our next governor, on November 2nd, Hawaii residents will be asked to vote on several important ballot measures. It’s worth taking a quick look at some of these initiatives. Hawaii Tax Rebates...

A Bully in the Pulpit

by Malia Hill Bullying, the government’s anti-bullying website tells us, can happen anywhere, and is not constrained by, “age, gender, or education level.”  As we all know, it involves the use of force and intimidation—and even the Internet—to harm others, and relies...

2010 Legislative Score Card

Did Your Legislator Pass the Freedom Test? This year, Hawaii state legislators were put to the financial test. With a record state shortfall, the legislature came up with all types of creative solutions. One was to raise taxes, which the House and Senate approved in...