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Hawaii’s 2019 legislative Accomplishments and Failures We often measure value in terms of money or time or both. But there is an overriding third element too often overlooked: opportunity. Opportunity came knocking at the door of Hawaii’s 2019 legislative session when in the senate SB 690 was born. To be exact, it was on January […]
Be Aware of the 3 T’s: Trump – Taxes – Tariffs As Hawai’i struggles with balancing its state and county budgets, there is a larger tax game being played out in Washington D.C. — the Trump administration’s economic agenda and policies of bait and switch. After the 2016 election and Trump became president, his party […]
Hawaii’s remote location has historically protected the island chain from many major storm events and enabled an unique marine and land ecosystem to flourish. As the impacts of Climate Change grow there is no escaping the planetary consequences, even when you’re living in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Heatwaves are sweeping oceans ‘like wildfires’, scientists […]
An exclusive BeyondKona interview with Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, House Chair of the Energy & Environmental Protection Committee– — Today, Jan. 16th, marks the start of Hawaii’s 2019 regular legislative session. Many of the state’s lawmakers believe that Gov. David Ige’s conservative revenue outlook, combined with a new legislative budgeting process could alter how priorities […]