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A note to Parents: Legal Protection for Young Adults is your responsibility

by Eileen Nims Your child just turned 18 and is off to college or work or is taking a gap year. Regardless of the choices your child made for starting his or her adulthood, it comes with a great responsibility. From here on out she is responsible for all contract, medical and financial decisions....

The Fight Over Honolulu Vacation Rentals Begins

The fight over short-term rentals in Honolulu has entered another phase. On June 25, 2019, Honolulu Mayor Caldwell signed into law Ordinance 2019-18, formerly known as Bill 89.  The law took effect on August 1, 2019.  Basically, if you want to operate short-term (less than 30 days) vacation rentals, either “bed and breakfast homes” where the owner also occupies the premises...

Proof Positive That CNN Is a Propaganda Machine

For years, even as it has been more than obvious they exist just a bit to the left of Trotsky, CNN has claimed that it is a legitimate and objective news source. Even as the public became more aware of the agendized propaganda spewing forth from Chris Cuomo, Don Lemon, and Christiane Amanpour, and even as CNN uploaded partisans like David...

Thirty Years of State Tax, Part 1

Q:  The number 30 has been in the news a lot these days because of the telescope that’s supposed to be getting built on the Big Island.  This week, we’re going to look at the past 30 years of state tax. To help me is our intrepid researcher, the Hawaii State Tax Watch Doggie’s wife. A:  Glad to be...

Loophole? On the Way to the Top

On Wednesday, August 14, the Senate Committee on Hawaiian Affairs held an “informational briefing” so senators could question the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands over various topics, including on “Mauna Kea Access Road (ACT 14).” The Star-Advertiser summarized the issue:  “About 50 years ago, the Department of Transportation built Mauna Kea Access Road over Department of Hawaiian Home Lands property...

Just Like the Green Movement in Iran, There Is Much the US Can Do to Aid Freedom in Hong Kong

Amongst the headlines the mainstream media is pushing, hidden in the middle toward the bottom, is the news about the freedom fighters protesting in Hong Kong. Just as with the Green Movement that sought the overthrown of the oppressive Islamofascist mullahs in Iran, the United States has an opportunity to advance freedom in the world by aiding those who are fighting for...

This Is What Our Society Has Come To

We didn’t even hear the minions of the Progressive-Fascist Left say “f*ck him” when Osama bin Laden died, but in the aftermath of the death of Libertarian billionaire David Koch, the caustic Left is in full super-charged mode. This is what the Left has come down to; an arrogant horde of self-important malcontents who stomp on the graves of those with which...

And The Obama Propaganda Scheme Rolls On

If it wasn’t enough that they retained Valerie Jarrett to run their operations from a mansion less than ten miles from the White House, the Obama’s are now documentary producers. They join the ranks of the Carters and the Clintons in former First Families who stay in the spotlight long after their stints in leadership are over. Michelle...

Leadership on the Mauna

Leadership entails not only planning for possible obstructions to your chosen plan of action, but also having the resolve to follow through with your plan. Sadly, this is not what was demonstrated on Mauna Kea. Ever since the state issued its Notice to Proceed to the folks that are building the Thirty Meter Telescope, the state...

The Democrats Celebrate Their Hypocrisy Openly

The political Left – from AOC to Pelosi, Schumer to Sanders – have for years insisted that the Republicans and Conservatives are bought and paid for by “big money”; by corporations and the mega-rich. They paint a picture of government being bought in smoky backrooms to the highest bidder. But a squabble between the 2020 General Election Democrat candidates is showcasing it...