Hawaii – Geneva of the Pacific?

Providing leadership and support for a strong and conscientious movement toward global peace and the dismantling of all nuclear weaponry must be Hawaii’s response to the events of this past Saturday morning.

A practical guide to problem-solving at county level

Problem-solving and decision-making by elected bodies can be complex, convoluted and, to some, a veritable conundrum. Needless to say, in a political environment, the dynamics and pressures inhibiting the introduction of new, out-of-the-box solutions are significant.

Debbie Downer and her impact on policy-making

Recently, I received an email from a friend sharing their angst as to our county government having “No leadership, no great vision for the future, little competency, and a stubborn unwillingness to change.”

2017 national debacle equals 2018 local responsibility

The good news is that if you work for Bank of Hawaii, First Hawaiian Bank, Central Pacific Bank or American Savings Bank you have a $1,000 bonus coming and possibly a pay raise to $15 per hour coming your way very soon.