Originally introduced in Congress in 2018, the Green New Deal was reintroduced last month, a few days after the United Nations chief announced that the world is on the verge of a climate ‘abyss’ as global temperatures continue to rise.
People from outside Hawai‘i often assume that because our state Legislature consists overwhelmingly of Democrats, and because in 2016 Hawai‘i voted solidly for Bernie Sanders, that out Legislature must be progressive or at least liberal in the traditional sense.
Kaua‘i was leading the nation in COVID-19 safety and in percentage vaccinated on April 5.
Not again! No $15.00/hr. minimum wage? This is wrong! This is shameful! This is harmful, bad, and uncalled for!!! What a boo boo. Like Daffy Duck would say, “This is Despicable!” And why wouldn’t they want to pass this bill? Just why? The $15.00 min. wage is needed, it’s important, and it’s something that would help us get back on our feet, and really get the economy back.
I’m writing this to you to give you our story and just ask “why?”
Concerned about the climate crisis but wondering what can make a difference? Putting a price on carbon at its source is one important tool.
Kaua‘i is rejoining the Safe Travels program today. Rumors of sold-out rental cars and flights to Kaua‘i are creating a mixture of relief and anxiety.
There were good news items in the first few days of April and they were about immunizations.
On March 16, 2021, eight people were killed in a mass shooting in Atlanta, six of whom were Asian women.