Effects of the Jones Act
Here in Hawaii, we are intensely dependent on goods that come into the State from faraway places, whether it be the U.S. mainland, Asia, or anywhere else in the world.
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Where is our governor and our legislature on this? How is the Jones Act doing anything for us other than making Hawaii’s already skyrocketing cost of living even higher. Isn’t it high enough already? Why aren’t we doing what we can to help us, especially those with lower incomes, to live in our homeland? How does this make sense?