The recent reports that 170 slips will lost at Ala Wai Harbor points up the disfunctionality of government. Time and time again government is proven to be inadequate to handle what should be the simplest of issues, and yet still a different result is expected.

There are few places where this is better demonstrated than Hawaii. The roads are filled with potholes, with the state and the city of Honolulu continually tossing the hot potato of responsibility into each other