Increase electric vehicle infrastructure

Many people here on Kaua‘i, the state and the nation are increasingly interested in moving from gas-powered cars to electric vehicles (EVs) due to climate change concerns and the energy crisis.

VOICES: Things to consider before filing a TRO

During the last few years, you might have noticed a number of discouraging trends with how people are dealing with one another. As a District Court judge, one that’s come to my attention is the increase in filings of non-family temporary restraining orders (TROs) on Kaua‘i — from 171 in 2014 to 236 in 2021.

VOICES: Here’s how you can become Kaua‘i’s mayor

Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of democracy. Elections give ‘we the people’ a voice in our government in the most fundamental way: by deciding who governs. Democracy is what our country, state, cities and counties base their elections on. I would be surprised if anybody likes to see a candidate run for a political office with little to no challenge.

HOOSER: 2022 elections: Some speculation, some facts

The 2022 Kaua‘i election lineup is slowly starting to take shape. As of 04/15, 10 residents have formally expressed interest in running for the seven-member County Council. In 2020 there were 21 candidates on the primary ballot, with the top 14 going on to the general election.

VOICES: Racial stereotypes are detrimental

Throughout the month of April, YWCA Kaua‘i is hosting their annual virtual Stand Against Racism Challenge. This week, participants are exploring the powerful effects of representation (or the lack thereof) in media.

GUEST: Minimum wage increase a must in battle against poverty

A big shout out to the YWCA Kaua’i for bringing to light the intersection of racial justice and economic disparity. I am a proud participant in the Stand Against Racism Challenge event and a strong advocate of the important work we all need to do to better ensure everyone has access to a fair economic playing field.