‘We set the bar really high’

Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

State Senate President Ron Kouchi, right, fields a question from an audience member Thursday as state Reps. Dee Morikawa, Nadine Nakamura and James Tokioka listen at the Lihue Business Association meeting at Duke’s Canoe Club at Kalapaki Beach.

LIHUE — When state Senate President Ron Kouchi looks at the divisiveness in this nation, he is troubled.