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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Proposed State Improvement Surcharge

In the past few legislative sessions, there always had been one or two proposals to raise taxes in a big way.  Some of them...

Do You Buy Fuel? Then Be Very Afraid!

We have occasionally written about a “carbon tax,” something environmentalists appear to be supporting enthusiastically.  The basic idea behind one is that a tax is...

The Dangers of Michael Bloomberg’s Presidential Campaign

It is difficult to quantify the magnitude of a campaign FOR PRESIDENT - run entirely on the...
Blue Dot Valentine 2020

Blue Dot Valentine

Space Selfie: The first Solar system space selfie was taken by the craft Voyager on Valentine's day, February...

Honolulu Prosecutor’s Race: What Matters Most in Politics 2020

The Hawai'i Innocence Project hosted a revealing debate for the Honolulu Prosecutor's last month at Orvis Hall, University of Hawai'i, which emphasized...

Fiji Guide updated for 2020

Rob Kay, the Honolulu-based author of Lonely Planet’s original Fiji guidebook, along with Lautoka, Fiji-based web and applications developer David Barnes, have updated the...

Civil Beat’s Civil Cafe 2020 Legislative Preview Rehashes Minimum Wage, Homelessness

The most useful takeaway at Wednesday's 2020 Legislative Preview were the words of Rep. Cynthia Thielan, who has announced that she is...

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...

NEW BOOK REVEALS THE UNTOLD STORY OF SURFING PIONEER BETTY PEMBROKE HELDREICH WINSTEDT

Wave Woman: The Life and Struggles of a Surfing Pioneer is the exciting story of Betty Pembroke Heldreich—a pioneering champion Hawaii surfer in the...

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...