Hawaii is alive and well at the DNC

I recently had the honor and privilege of traveling to Washington, D.C., to represent the Democratic Party of Hawaii at a meeting of the Democratic National Committee.

Holidays vary by state

It depends on the state you live in whether you officially honor one or the other or both of these presidents, since states decide which holidays to adopt.

Oral health and the opioid epidemic

The opioid epidemic is affecting countless lives and communities across the country, including here in Hawaii. While opioids are extremely beneficial when combating pain, they come with a high risk of misuse and addiction. This is especially true for teens and young adults, in part because adolescent brains are not fully matured and are therefore more susceptible to the effects of opioids.

The power of redemption

Every few weeks there seems to be a new revelation unearthed about some past foible involving a politician, media star or some other public persona.

Legislative testimony: A quick and concise tutorial

First of all, your testimony is important and has an impact. Trust me on this. I have served in public office on both the state and county level for 16 years, and I can say without hesitation that your testimony is important.

KLA’s ‘Ocean-Minded Community’ to the rescue

The Kauai Lifeguard Association’s goal is to help save lives. And they do so while trying to further an “Ocean-Minded Community.” Its efforts could not take place without the generous support of Kauai’s concerned businesses and individuals.

Just say no to high rises on Kauai

In voting for a candidate running for public office in Kauai you are not just voting for a person, you are voting for the future of Kauai, what are your thoughts and what are your expectations. Also, what are the expectations of those who funded your campaign and what do they want to achieve.