The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii values limited and accountable government. As a servant of the people, our state and county governments should perform their essential functions efficiently and justly, so as to avoid waste, abuse and ever-increasing taxes. High levels of taxation limit freedom of choice for taxpayers, discourage investment by entrepreneurs, and raise the cost of living and doing business for all.

Maui could use spending cap

By law, Maui County government spending is limited only by its revenues and appropriations. However, as its revenues have increased, the county’s spending has kept pace,

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Blowing the whistle on HART

It’s difficult to protect workplace whistleblowers if intimidation is present in the very place where they would blow their proverbial whistles. But that is what

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