Media Kit

Journalists seeking expert views about policies affecting the state and counties of Hawaii are invited to contact the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii.

To schedule an interview with or obtain comments from Grassroot Institute of Hawaii staff, contact Josh Mason, communications director, at (918) 261-8444 or jmason@grassrootinstitute.org.

The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is an independent, 501(c)(3) nonprofit research and educational institution devoted to promoting individual liberty, economic freedom and accountable government.

Find examples of Grassroot Institute of Hawaii staff speaking to television, radio, and print news outlets.

Issues we can comment on:

  • Tax increases
  • Minimum wage
  • State and county budgets
  • Hawaii's unfunded public pension liabilities
  • Affordable housing and housing affordability
  • The Honolulu rail project
  • The Jones Act
  • And more

KHON2 News: Akina decries Hawaii Legislature’s ‘backward budgeting’

Hawaii News Now: Pensions being paid to deceased beneficiaries

KHON2 News: GET increase will add to Hawaii’s high cost of living 

Hawaii News Now: Ige withdraws from governor debate forum