Delusion, Democrats & Bernie Sanders

US Senator Bernie Sanders (S-VT), took to NBC's Meet the Press Sunday to say that Democrats shouldn't "jump the gun" on their attempts to...

The Tax Administration Slush Fund

In early November 2017, the State Auditor issued Report 17-10, which reviewed special, revolving, and trust funds administered by the Department of Taxation.  One...

Are Car Rentals “Tourism Related Services”?

In the last few weeks I’ve been discussing the Foundation’s involvement in litigation involving online travel companies and the State’s attempts to wrest more...

No End to Litigation, Part 2

Two weeks ago, we wrote about a case now before the Hawaii Supreme Court in which the State audited and assessed the taxpayers, causing...

Department of Taxation Customer Service – Don’t’ Be a Victim

In an earlier article, I wrote about customer service at the Department of Taxation.  One alert reader wrote, with tongue firmly in cheek (I...

The ‘Not So Much’ Hollywood Sex Scandals

You cannot turn on a television or cable news show these days without hearing about another Hollywood celebrity claiming to have been sexually assaulted...

Plaintiffs respond to Judge Valenciano’s ruling on lawsuit against BLNR and Syngenta

“We celebrate the affirmation of state law HRS 343,” say plaintiffs. Plaintiffs in a lawsuit brought by Ke Kauhulu o Mana against the State Board...

A Halloween Nightmare:  No End to Litigation

Halloween may be over, but we still have lots of scary stories! Once upon a time there were several companies that were audited by our...

TRUE FORENSIC SCIENCE: A 36 year old murder mystery solved

by Prof. Carlos A. Gutierrez, M.S. After the horrendous crime was committed in 1981, everything pointed to Bell as the main suspect. Bell, however, maintained...

From Hawai’i’s Ho’ala Greevy: Digital Health Security Conference – Paubox SECURE

Paubox SECURE will be held at the Cowell Theater on November 2nd (Thursday) from 1pm – 8pm. You can register here. Registration & Welcome Registration will begin...