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The best reason to ‘Let Hawaii Work’ is to save lives

This commentary appeared originally in Honolulu Civil Beat on May 30, 2020. ________________ Our leaders need to move quickly to completely lift the state and county COVID-19 lockdowns Evidence has been mounting for years that prolonged unemployment in a community can result in increased deaths from suicides, substance abuse and

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How to avoid ‘deaths of despair,’ in 50 seconds

This short video complements a commentary that appeared in Honolulu Civil Beat on May 30, 2020, “The Best Reason to ‘Let Hawaii Work’ Is To Save Lives,” by Joe Kent, Grassroot Institute of Hawaii executive vice president. ___________

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KITV4 interviews Akina about ‘Let Hawaii Work’

Keli’i Akina, president of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, was interviewed Friday, May 2, 2020, by KITV4 news reporter Annalisa Burgos about the institute’s call for Gov. David Ige to “Let Hawaii Work.” The interview is just shy of seven minutes. A transcript of the interview is below. _______________ Annalisa

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Reflections on Kazakhstan: Ideas & Performance

A note from the Grassroot Institute: We are lucky and privileged to have a respected international scholar and advocate of the free market on our Board of Advisors. Professor Ken Schoolland continues to travel around the world, sharing his work and bringing the ideals of liberty into every corner of the

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The Courage to Be Utopian

By Mark Monoscalco In a recent post on their Facebook Page the Ludwig von Mises Institute (see also http://mises.org/) has expressed my political outlook in words more eloquent than I ever could envision.  Please read this article my friends and you may begin to understand why I take time out of my day to

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The best reason to ‘Let Hawaii Work’ is to save lives

This commentary appeared originally in Honolulu Civil Beat on May 30, 2020. ________________ Our leaders need to move quickly to completely lift the state and county COVID-19 lockdowns Evidence has been mounting for years that prolonged unemployment in a community can result in increased deaths from suicides, substance abuse and

Read More →

How to avoid ‘deaths of despair,’ in 50 seconds

This short video complements a commentary that appeared in Honolulu Civil Beat on May 30, 2020, “The Best Reason to ‘Let Hawaii Work’ Is To Save Lives,” by Joe Kent, Grassroot Institute of Hawaii executive vice president. ___________

Read More →

KITV4 interviews Akina about ‘Let Hawaii Work’

Keli’i Akina, president of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, was interviewed Friday, May 2, 2020, by KITV4 news reporter Annalisa Burgos about the institute’s call for Gov. David Ige to “Let Hawaii Work.” The interview is just shy of seven minutes. A transcript of the interview is below. _______________ Annalisa

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Reflections on Kazakhstan: Ideas & Performance

A note from the Grassroot Institute: We are lucky and privileged to have a respected international scholar and advocate of the free market on our Board of Advisors. Professor Ken Schoolland continues to travel around the world, sharing his work and bringing the ideals of liberty into every corner of the

Read More →

The Courage to Be Utopian

By Mark Monoscalco In a recent post on their Facebook Page the Ludwig von Mises Institute (see also http://mises.org/) has expressed my political outlook in words more eloquent than I ever could envision.  Please read this article my friends and you may begin to understand why I take time out of my day to

Read More →