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The DOE deserves no new funding

By Ben Farkash The Honolulu Advertiser recently reported that the Hawaii Department of Education may receive federal stimulus monies after all. Governor Lingle has previously said she planned to use those funds to balance looming budget deficits, in lieu of less appealing options such as raising taxes. Education is rightly

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GRIH Akaka Bill Education Series: Father Damien

[video_lightbox_youtube video_id=yaVVEyEKAM0 width=640 height=480 anchor=http://new.grassrootinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/10.jpg] To support the nonpartisan efforts of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii regarding the Akaka bill and other vital issues, please visit http://www.grassrootinstitute.o​rg. (more)

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GRIH Video Info Series: Akaka Bill – Keoni Olohana

In a continuing effort to discuss and educate the citizens of Hawaii on the possible effects of the proposed Akaka Bill or the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009 (S. 708 and HR 1711) the Grassroot Institiute presents a series of 60 second videos featuring GRIH Senior Fellow Jere

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Grassroot Institute applauds Hawaii’s governor on tax etoes

“Finally! It’s about time someone in state government stood up for the taxpayer,” said President Jamie Story of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii as she watched Governor Linda Lingle veto several tax bills from the State Legislature. “Government should look in the mirror rather than to the taxpayer to put

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Hawaiian enough? GRIH Akaka Bill Video Info Series

In a continuing effort to discuss and educate the citizens of Hawaii on the possible effects of the proposed Akaka Bill or the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009 (S. 708 and HR 1711) the Grassroot Institiute presents a series of 60 second videos featuring GRIH Senior Fellow Jere

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Representing at the 2019 Hawaii Tax Day Tea Party

Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Jamie Story and “Pork Report “author and policy analyst Pearl Hahn spoke to the estimated 2,000 citizens gathered at the Hawaii State Capitol on April 15th to protest high taxes and a lack of transparency in state and local government. For more information, please visit

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A climate of common sense: The International Climate Change Conference, 2009

During the Heartland Institute’s recent International Climate Change Conference in New York City (co-sponsored by GRIH), Czech Republic President Vaclav Klaus declared that the true plans and ambitions of climate change alarmists are “to stop economic development, and return mankind centuries back.” I was lucky enough to hear him first-hand

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International climate change conference; featuring Stanley Goldenberg

At the recent Heartland Institute’s International Conference on Climate Change 2009 in New York City, which GRIH co-sponsored, Grassroot Institute Policy Analyst Pearl Hahn sat down with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Meteorologist Stanley Goldenberg who heads the Atlantic Oceanographic & MET Lab Hurricane Department at the agency. This is

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The DOE deserves no new funding

By Ben Farkash The Honolulu Advertiser recently reported that the Hawaii Department of Education may receive federal stimulus monies after all. Governor Lingle has previously said she planned to use those funds to balance looming budget deficits, in lieu of less appealing options such as raising taxes. Education is rightly

Read More →

GRIH Akaka Bill Education Series: Father Damien

[video_lightbox_youtube video_id=yaVVEyEKAM0 width=640 height=480 anchor=http://new.grassrootinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/10.jpg] To support the nonpartisan efforts of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii regarding the Akaka bill and other vital issues, please visit http://www.grassrootinstitute.o​rg. (more)

Read More →

GRIH Video Info Series: Akaka Bill – Keoni Olohana

In a continuing effort to discuss and educate the citizens of Hawaii on the possible effects of the proposed Akaka Bill or the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009 (S. 708 and HR 1711) the Grassroot Institiute presents a series of 60 second videos featuring GRIH Senior Fellow Jere

Read More →

Grassroot Institute applauds Hawaii’s governor on tax etoes

“Finally! It’s about time someone in state government stood up for the taxpayer,” said President Jamie Story of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii as she watched Governor Linda Lingle veto several tax bills from the State Legislature. “Government should look in the mirror rather than to the taxpayer to put

Read More →

Hawaiian enough? GRIH Akaka Bill Video Info Series

In a continuing effort to discuss and educate the citizens of Hawaii on the possible effects of the proposed Akaka Bill or the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009 (S. 708 and HR 1711) the Grassroot Institiute presents a series of 60 second videos featuring GRIH Senior Fellow Jere

Read More →

Representing at the 2019 Hawaii Tax Day Tea Party

Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Jamie Story and “Pork Report “author and policy analyst Pearl Hahn spoke to the estimated 2,000 citizens gathered at the Hawaii State Capitol on April 15th to protest high taxes and a lack of transparency in state and local government. For more information, please visit

Read More →

A climate of common sense: The International Climate Change Conference, 2009

During the Heartland Institute’s recent International Climate Change Conference in New York City (co-sponsored by GRIH), Czech Republic President Vaclav Klaus declared that the true plans and ambitions of climate change alarmists are “to stop economic development, and return mankind centuries back.” I was lucky enough to hear him first-hand

Read More →

International climate change conference; featuring Stanley Goldenberg

At the recent Heartland Institute’s International Conference on Climate Change 2009 in New York City, which GRIH co-sponsored, Grassroot Institute Policy Analyst Pearl Hahn sat down with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Meteorologist Stanley Goldenberg who heads the Atlantic Oceanographic & MET Lab Hurricane Department at the agency. This is

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