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Testimony & Letters

Grassroot Testimony on Partial GET Repeal

February 4, 2015   To: Senate Committee on Economic Development & Technology Sen. Glenn Wakai, Chair Sen. Sam Slom, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SB 946 — RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX   Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute

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Grassroot Testimony on Repeal of Corporate Income Tax

February 4, 2015 To: Senate Committee on Economic Development & Technology Sen. Glenn Wakai, Chair Sen. Sam Slom, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SB 958 – REPEAL OF CORPORATE INCOME TAX   Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of

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Grassroot Institute Comments on Proposed DOI Rule

Beginning on June 23, 2014, the Department of the Interior began a series of public meetings intended to solicit comments on whether it should pursue a proposed rule to, “facilitate the reestablishment of a government-to-government relationship with the Native Hawaiian community. Below you will find Grassroot Institute’s written comments submitted

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Grassroot Testimony on Internet Taxation

March 20, 2014 To: Senate Committee on Ways & Means Sen. David Y. Ige, Chair Sen. Michelle N. Kidani, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: HB 2135 — RELATING TO TAXATION   Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii

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Grassroot Testimony on GMO Labeling

March 20, 2014 To: House Committee on Agriculture Rep. Jessica Wooley, Chair Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SB 2435 HD1 PROPOSED — RELATING TO AGRICULTURE   Dear Chair and Committee Members: From ancient times the Hippocratic Oath

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Grassroot Testimony on the Minimum Wage Bill

March 18, 2014 To: House Committee on Labor & Public Employment Rep. Mark M. Nakashima, Chair Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SB2609 RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE   Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii

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Grassroot Testimony on Lobbying Bill

March 11, 2014 To: House Committee on Judiciary Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SB 2629 RELATING TO LOBBYISTS   Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer

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Grassroot Testimony on Partial GET Repeal

February 4, 2015   To: Senate Committee on Economic Development & Technology Sen. Glenn Wakai, Chair Sen. Sam Slom, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SB 946 — RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX   Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute

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Grassroot Testimony on Repeal of Corporate Income Tax

February 4, 2015 To: Senate Committee on Economic Development & Technology Sen. Glenn Wakai, Chair Sen. Sam Slom, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SB 958 – REPEAL OF CORPORATE INCOME TAX   Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of

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Grassroot Institute Comments on Proposed DOI Rule

Beginning on June 23, 2014, the Department of the Interior began a series of public meetings intended to solicit comments on whether it should pursue a proposed rule to, “facilitate the reestablishment of a government-to-government relationship with the Native Hawaiian community. Below you will find Grassroot Institute’s written comments submitted

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Grassroot Testimony on Internet Taxation

March 20, 2014 To: Senate Committee on Ways & Means Sen. David Y. Ige, Chair Sen. Michelle N. Kidani, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: HB 2135 — RELATING TO TAXATION   Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii

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Grassroot Testimony on GMO Labeling

March 20, 2014 To: House Committee on Agriculture Rep. Jessica Wooley, Chair Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SB 2435 HD1 PROPOSED — RELATING TO AGRICULTURE   Dear Chair and Committee Members: From ancient times the Hippocratic Oath

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Grassroot Testimony on the Minimum Wage Bill

March 18, 2014 To: House Committee on Labor & Public Employment Rep. Mark M. Nakashima, Chair Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SB2609 RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE   Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii

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Grassroot Testimony on Lobbying Bill

March 11, 2014 To: House Committee on Judiciary Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SB 2629 RELATING TO LOBBYISTS   Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer

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