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David Leonhardt recently wrote in the New York times what he foresees as society’s next phase in a post-pandemic world. Leonhardt projects four major changes that will define this new norm — changes more profound than any post-911 security changes had on global air travel. According to Leonhardt, the current evolution of societal norms, beyond […]
To understand what lies ahead for Hawaii, the nation, and our world during the current pandemic storm epidemiologists have been studying the countries first battered by the virus storm. Waves of COVID-19? Any surfer can tell you about waves, big ones, small ones, good ones, and wipe outs. The one thing waves all have in […]
Editorial Four months into a global pandemic and national crisis, President Trump is only beginning to face the facts — his earlier assertions of a virus “under control” and a personal belief that the threat would “miraculously” disappear without much effort by the Federal government have failed to materialize. Five weeks ago, when there were 60 […]
Hawaii, a profile in crisis readiness The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted how vulnerable our modern societies are, particularly in an isolated island state like Hawaii. We import 99 percent of our transportation fuel from thousands of miles away. We import about 90 percent of our food, and this amount is declining in recent years rather than increasing. […]