Women must keep standing strong
Here’s to strong women.
May we know them.
May we be them.
May we raise them.
Thank you, Mazie and Diane. Keep up the good work. You have the majority of American women with you.
It takes great courage to talk back to the Republican religious right patriarchs.
“Toxic femininity?” Good grief. I thought that went out with Exodus 22:18.
Bettejo Dux, Kalaheo
Constitutional convention unnecessary
As someone who was raised in Kauai, I have watched as storms have battered and devastated communities in the North Shore and our neighbor islands in Maui and the Big Island.
How many tens of millions of dollars will be needed before our communities are rebuilt? And will our government, pressed by urgent needs, have the money to fund these recovery efforts for our neighbor islands?
I don’t know. But what I do know is that we can save up to $55 million by avoiding an expensive and unnecessary constitutional convention.
I am tired of hearing about the theoretical benefits that these millions of dollars will supposedly go to and would ask instead that we fund efforts that immediately benefit our storm-battered communities.
Patrick Tran, Kilauea