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    The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii on Jan. 26, 2022, to the Hawaii Senate Committee on Ways...

    Fee-Only Consulting on Long Term Care Insurance: What if the company that issued my policy fails?

    by John H. Robinson The LTC insurance market has been in turmoil for more than a decade as...

    Spotlight on Retirement Income

    This week we continue our series on the recommendations made by the Hawaii Tax Review Commission. “Hawai‘i taxation of...

    Persecution of short-term rentals is shortsighted

    By Keli'i Akina Based on how short-term vacation rentals are so often portrayed, I wouldn’t blame you if you thought...

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    Let’s make it easier for Hawaii residents to use cryptocurrency

    By Keli'i Akina Will Hawaii be able to benefit from the cryptocurrency boom? Or will excessive regulation continue to...

    Telecommute in Style (and in clarity) with the Jabra Evolve 2 85

    Back in the bad old days of Covid isloation, those of us fortunate enough to work from home found ourselves getting intimately...

    Add a first class webcam, mouse and wireless keyboard to your home office

    Covid-19 has changed the way we work. First and foremost, even with the plague diminishing (at least in the US) telecommuting is...

    Why you Shouldn’t Sleep on Your Breasts and Other Important Points

    There’s one big problem with sleeping that most people never think about. This is an important issue, since we spend on average...

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    B.J. Reyes dies at 50: Remembered for his journalistic skills and courage

    Editor's Note: This piece was re-published with permission of Paul Stevens, the author of this story and Editor, Connecting...

    Under the Big Top

    “Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, welcome to the greatest show on earth! What you are going to see today is stupendous! It’s astounding! It’s historic! The circus is about to begin!”

    Hawaii needs to avoid massive unemployment tax increase

    In a recovering economy, the last thing you want to do is introduce a massive tax hike. Instead, you want to embrace policies that grow the economy. That’s because the state can gain far more in revenues from an economic bump than from trying to wring more tax dollars out of already-strapped Hawaii businesses.

    Coffman shines a light on the aftermath of December 7, 1942 for Hawaii’s AJA community

    I can’t think of another writer who has covered contemporary Hawai`i history as thoroughly and prolifically as Kailua-based, Tom Coffman. Don’t let...

    The Euro Dream House: Part 2

    Editor’s Note:  The dream of buying an old house in the countryside for cheap and then remodeling it captured our man in...

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    Hawaii International Film Festival offers platform to launch authentic Polynesian films

    During the past two years, when tourism in the Aloha State imploded, digital media was one of...

    A Niu Way–Vili Hereniko’s Polynesian take on living with Coconut Trees in the Aloha State

    Gracing hotels, resorts and high rises around Waikiki and throughout the Aloha State, there's nothing more iconic...

    Mission: Joy – Documentary celebrates friendship between Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama screened at HIFF

    “Bromance” has been a staple in cinema, literature, and popular culture for a long time. Perhaps the...

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    Coffman shines a light on the aftermath of December 7, 1942 for Hawaii’s AJA community

    I can’t think of another writer who has covered contemporary Hawai`i history as thoroughly and prolifically as Kailua-based, Tom Coffman. Don’t let...

    The Euro Dream House: Part 2

    Editor’s Note:  The dream of buying an old house in the countryside for cheap and then remodeling it captured our man in...

    Emily, Covid and the Ultimate Exit–musings from an expat in Portugal

    Editor's Note: The world keeps on turning. In spite of the chaos of the last year, we’re moving forward and, whenever...
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    Minimum-wage bill is wrong tool for the job

    The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii on Jan. 26, 2022, to the Hawaii Senate Committee on Ways...

    Fee-Only Consulting on Long Term Care Insurance: What if the company that issued my policy fails?

    by John H. Robinson The LTC insurance market has been in turmoil for more than a decade as...

    Spotlight on Retirement Income

    This week we continue our series on the recommendations made by the Hawaii Tax Review Commission. “Hawai‘i taxation of...

    Persecution of short-term rentals is shortsighted

    By Keli'i Akina Based on how short-term vacation rentals are so often portrayed, I wouldn’t blame you if you thought...

    B.J. Reyes dies at 50: Remembered for his journalistic skills and courage

    Editor's Note: This piece was re-published with permission of Paul Stevens, the author of this story and Editor, Connecting...

    Under the Big Top

    “Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, welcome to the greatest show on earth! What you are going to see today is stupendous! It’s astounding! It’s historic! The circus is about to begin!”

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    Minimum-wage bill is wrong tool for the job

    The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii on Jan. 26, 2022, to the Hawaii Senate Committee on Ways and Means, which was to meet Jan. 27, 2022, to consider increasing Hawaii’s mandatory minimum wage...

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    Minimum-wage bill is wrong tool for the job

    The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii on Jan. 26, 2022, to the Hawaii Senate Committee on Ways...

    Fee-Only Consulting on Long Term Care Insurance: What if the company that issued my policy fails?

    by John H. Robinson The LTC insurance market has been in turmoil for more than a decade as...

    Spotlight on Retirement Income

    This week we continue our series on the recommendations made by the Hawaii Tax Review Commission. “Hawai‘i taxation of...

    Persecution of short-term rentals is shortsighted

    By Keli'i Akina Based on how short-term vacation rentals are so often portrayed, I wouldn’t blame you if you thought...

    B.J. Reyes dies at 50: Remembered for his journalistic skills and courage

    Editor's Note: This piece was re-published with permission of Paul Stevens, the author of this story and Editor, Connecting...

    Under the Big Top

    “Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, welcome to the greatest show on earth! What you are going to see today is stupendous! It’s astounding! It’s historic! The circus is about to begin!”
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    Minimum-wage bill is wrong tool for the job

    The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii on Jan. 26, 2022, to the Hawaii Senate Committee on Ways...

    Fee-Only Consulting on Long Term Care Insurance: What if the company that issued my policy fails?

    by John H. Robinson The LTC insurance market has been in turmoil for more than a decade as...

    Spotlight on Retirement Income

    This week we continue our series on the recommendations made by the Hawaii Tax Review Commission. “Hawai‘i taxation of...

    Persecution of short-term rentals is shortsighted

    By Keli'i Akina Based on how short-term vacation rentals are so often portrayed, I wouldn’t blame you if you thought...
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