Sunday, January 19, 2020

Cooling the Schools: The Reality

It wasn’t long ago that, in response to numerous complaints of students sweltering in their classrooms, Governor Ige proclaimed that he would commit $100...
Soleimani & Kaine

The Pig-Ignorance of Tim Kaine & The Pro-Iran Left

“Soleimani was a despicable killer, but this drastic escalation of hostilities, waging a military attack on Iraqi soil over the objections of that country...

Red Flags at OHA

A recent, eagerly awaited independent financial review of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) has been in the news lately.  The review, conducted by the California-based...

Ninety-One Hours in a Work Week?!

Recently, the website howmuch.net, a financial literacy website with interesting visualizations about various financial topics, came out with a comparison called, “This is How Long You...

“Piling On” to Transient Vacation Rentals

Piling on, for those of you who aren’t football fans, happens when a player or group of players jump on top of a runner...

What does it mean to live a healthy life? (Part 2)

Written by Fabian Patterson The second step you can take towards living a healthy life is adequate sleep. In...

Let’s Not Tax Transportation

Some folks ask me if I have any radical ideas to change the tax system in Hawaii.  Here’s one:  Stop taxing transportation of goods...

What does it mean to live a healthy life? (Part 1)

Written by Fabian Patterson As a Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist one of the...

Wealth Is a Sin?

A recent op-ed column in Real Clear Politics by Scott Hodge, president of the national Tax Foundation (not related to the Tax Foundation of...

Invasive Species Inspection Fee for Air-flown Commodities

Hawaii is an island state that is home to a unique set of flora and fauna.  It’s vulnerable to invasive species not only from...