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Keli`i Akina, Ph.D. Named President/CEO of Grassroot Institute of Hawai`i

Dr. Keli`i Akina has been named President/CEO of Grassroot Institute of Hawai`i, succeeding Chairman and Founder Richard Rowland. Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institute dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, the free market, and limited, accountable government throughout Hawai`i and the Asia-Pacific region.

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Online Learning in Hawaii

New Report Examines Online Learning in Hawaii written by Cody Hensarling and edited by Brandon Bosworth Grassroot Institute of Hawaii FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9/22/11 HONOLULU, HI, — The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is  announcing the public release of their most recent research paper,  “Online Learning in Hawaii: A review and

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Press Release Thanking US Senator Daniel Akaka for his Service

by Frances Nuar  Honolulu, Hawaii—The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii thanks Senator Daniel Akaka for his many years of service to the State of Hawaii.  Although we have had our differences in policy positions, we commend the warming spirit of Aloha that Senator Akaka brought to Washington DC. Senator Akaka introduced the Akaka

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Statement on the Real State of the State

by Frances Nuar  The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii welcomed Governor Abercrombie’s candid reflections on our state’s fiscal crisis in the State of the State address. Just today, the Institute for Truth in Accounting reported our state faces an additional $11.9 billion in debt, translating to $18.2 billion in state obligations for

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Statement on the Call for Fiscal Notes by the House Minority Caucus

by Frances Nuar  “Honolulu, Hawaii—The Grassroot Institute applauds the House Minority Caucus for including fiscal note legislation in its 2011 legislative package. “House minority leader Gene Ward said the Republicans would ‘be the watchdogs for fiscal discipline and controlling government spending’ and ‘insist on a more open and accountable government, especially when

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Akaka Bill Poll Findings Released

HAWAII VOTERS OPPOSED TO THE AKAKA BILL Zogby International poll confirms majority opposition to race-based government December 15, 2009–A new poll of registered Hawaii voters, conducted by Zogby International, has found that a majority of those surveyed oppose the Akaka Bill, while 76 percent oppose higher taxes to pay for

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Hawaii Spending Transparency Site Make Its Debut

Honolulu, Hawaii – Today the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii (GRIH) announced the launch of HawaiiSunshine.org, a new web site that promises to revolutionize government accountability in Hawaii by revealing waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer dollars at the state and local level.  The site exposes details for more than $12

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Akaka Bill Poll Findings Released

HAWAII VOTERS OPPOSED TO THE AKAKA BILL Zogby International poll confirms majority opposition to race-based government December 15, 2009–A new poll of registered Hawaii voters, conducted by Zogby International, has found that a majority of those surveyed oppose the Akaka Bill, while 76 percent oppose higher taxes to pay for

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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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Keli`i Akina, Ph.D. Named President/CEO of Grassroot Institute of Hawai`i

Dr. Keli`i Akina has been named President/CEO of Grassroot Institute of Hawai`i, succeeding Chairman and Founder Richard Rowland. Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institute dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, the free market, and limited, accountable government throughout Hawai`i and the Asia-Pacific region.

Read More →

Online Learning in Hawaii

New Report Examines Online Learning in Hawaii written by Cody Hensarling and edited by Brandon Bosworth Grassroot Institute of Hawaii FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9/22/11 HONOLULU, HI, — The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii is  announcing the public release of their most recent research paper,  “Online Learning in Hawaii: A review and

Read More →

Press Release Thanking US Senator Daniel Akaka for his Service

by Frances Nuar  Honolulu, Hawaii—The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii thanks Senator Daniel Akaka for his many years of service to the State of Hawaii.  Although we have had our differences in policy positions, we commend the warming spirit of Aloha that Senator Akaka brought to Washington DC. Senator Akaka introduced the Akaka

Read More →

Statement on the Real State of the State

by Frances Nuar  The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii welcomed Governor Abercrombie’s candid reflections on our state’s fiscal crisis in the State of the State address. Just today, the Institute for Truth in Accounting reported our state faces an additional $11.9 billion in debt, translating to $18.2 billion in state obligations for

Read More →

Statement on the Call for Fiscal Notes by the House Minority Caucus

by Frances Nuar  “Honolulu, Hawaii—The Grassroot Institute applauds the House Minority Caucus for including fiscal note legislation in its 2011 legislative package. “House minority leader Gene Ward said the Republicans would ‘be the watchdogs for fiscal discipline and controlling government spending’ and ‘insist on a more open and accountable government, especially when

Read More →

Akaka Bill Poll Findings Released

HAWAII VOTERS OPPOSED TO THE AKAKA BILL Zogby International poll confirms majority opposition to race-based government December 15, 2009–A new poll of registered Hawaii voters, conducted by Zogby International, has found that a majority of those surveyed oppose the Akaka Bill, while 76 percent oppose higher taxes to pay for

Read More →

Hawaii Spending Transparency Site Make Its Debut

Honolulu, Hawaii – Today the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii (GRIH) announced the launch of HawaiiSunshine.org, a new web site that promises to revolutionize government accountability in Hawaii by revealing waste, fraud, and abuse of taxpayer dollars at the state and local level.  The site exposes details for more than $12

Read More →

Akaka Bill Poll Findings Released

HAWAII VOTERS OPPOSED TO THE AKAKA BILL Zogby International poll confirms majority opposition to race-based government December 15, 2009–A new poll of registered Hawaii voters, conducted by Zogby International, has found that a majority of those surveyed oppose the Akaka Bill, while 76 percent oppose higher taxes to pay for

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 →