fbpx

Rickrolling Rail

Honolulu Civil Beat has an interesting editorial about the Honolulu rail project, the 20-station, 21-mile elevated steel-on-steel project now being built at a cost that was first projected at about $3.8 billion, and at last count is somewhere in the $8 – $11 billion range. The editorial, “Honolulu Rail: City Needs

Read More →

Lawsuits Have Consequences: Aloha To Hawaii Sugar

When people think of “Hawaii,” many of them, me included, think of sugar. Those of us of a certain vintage who were raised in the islands, and whose families were tied to the sugar plantations once so ubiquitous (my mother’s family was from the Halawa Plantation and lived on what

Read More →

More SCOTUS Action In Oprah/Everyone Wins Election

Here’s your daily dose of election law action (don’t worry, land users, we’ve got one of those in the hopper for today as well), the latest on what has been labeled the “Costco” election and the “Oprah” election. The former premised on the notion that a seat at the convention

Read More →

Rickrolling Rail

Honolulu Civil Beat has an interesting editorial about the Honolulu rail project, the 20-station, 21-mile elevated steel-on-steel project now being built at a cost that was first projected at about $3.8 billion, and at last count is somewhere in the $8 – $11 billion range. The editorial, “Honolulu Rail: City Needs

Read More →

Lawsuits Have Consequences: Aloha To Hawaii Sugar

When people think of “Hawaii,” many of them, me included, think of sugar. Those of us of a certain vintage who were raised in the islands, and whose families were tied to the sugar plantations once so ubiquitous (my mother’s family was from the Halawa Plantation and lived on what

Read More →

More SCOTUS Action In Oprah/Everyone Wins Election

Here’s your daily dose of election law action (don’t worry, land users, we’ve got one of those in the hopper for today as well), the latest on what has been labeled the “Costco” election and the “Oprah” election. The former premised on the notion that a seat at the convention

Read More →

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.

Add your name by signing below!