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Collins ends long service as Grassroot director

Photo by Mark Coleman For almost 15 years, the retired money manager’s financial acumen and love of ideas helped the institute thrive It was a long, good run for Gilbert “Gil” Collins as a director of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii.  Collins joined the board in 2007 at the behest

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‘Special audit possibly coming down the line’

News Update:  Honolulu City Council Chair Ron Menor, on Thursday, Aug. 10, through his legislative aide, Mark Watanabe, said he referred Councilmember Trevor Ozawa’s Resolution 17-199 to the Council’s Budget Committee because of rail’s fiscal implications for the city, and, further, he supports passage of the resolution, which requests that the

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Time for change at Hawaii’s airports

Hawaii’s Legislature is on the verge of enacting a major reform that may improve the efficiency of Hawaii’s airports, but while it falls short of full privatization, it may be just what it is needed – for now.

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Keli’i Akina interviewed in Star-Ad

This interview was originally published Sept. 11, 2015, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Photo by Cindy Ellen Russell. Keli’i Akina is one of six plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed recently against the state of Hawaii and others seeking to stop an election and convention that possibly would help establish a sovereign Native

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Jamie Story

  This interview originally appeared in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on July 6, 2009. * * * * * * * * * * Jamie Story gets paid for promoting principles she believes in, which in her case are “smaller, more accountable government and greater individual freedom.” Story is president of the Grassroot

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Collins ends long service as Grassroot director

Photo by Mark Coleman For almost 15 years, the retired money manager’s financial acumen and love of ideas helped the institute thrive It was a long, good run for Gilbert “Gil” Collins as a director of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii.  Collins joined the board in 2007 at the behest

Read More →

‘Special audit possibly coming down the line’

News Update:  Honolulu City Council Chair Ron Menor, on Thursday, Aug. 10, through his legislative aide, Mark Watanabe, said he referred Councilmember Trevor Ozawa’s Resolution 17-199 to the Council’s Budget Committee because of rail’s fiscal implications for the city, and, further, he supports passage of the resolution, which requests that the

Read More →

Time for change at Hawaii’s airports

Hawaii’s Legislature is on the verge of enacting a major reform that may improve the efficiency of Hawaii’s airports, but while it falls short of full privatization, it may be just what it is needed – for now.

Read More →

Keli’i Akina interviewed in Star-Ad

This interview was originally published Sept. 11, 2015, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Photo by Cindy Ellen Russell. Keli’i Akina is one of six plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed recently against the state of Hawaii and others seeking to stop an election and convention that possibly would help establish a sovereign Native

Read More →

Jamie Story

  This interview originally appeared in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin on July 6, 2009. * * * * * * * * * * Jamie Story gets paid for promoting principles she believes in, which in her case are “smaller, more accountable government and greater individual freedom.” Story is president of the Grassroot

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PETITION: Exempt medical services from Hawaii's excise tax!

To the Hawaii Legislature:

Hawaii families face skyrocketing healthcare costs and a shortage of doctors. Exempting medical services from Hawaii’s general excise tax would result in millions of dollars in savings for residents and help bring doctors back.

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