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.
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.
Legislators, councilmembers, governors and mayors are elected to lead and develop creative solutions to our problems, not merely to reject the leadership of others.
About eight months from now, on Wednesday, June 27, ballots will be put in the mail for the 2018 Primary Election.