Sunday, May 22, 2022
The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii says the 1920 law is a main reason Hawaii relies on Russia for more than a third of its crude oil supply By Jonathan Helton With Hawaii reliant on a U.S. geopolitical rival for its...
The numbers keep increasing, even as the “Jones Act industry” declines By Joe Kent and Jonathan Helton The Jones Act lobby constantly claims that the “Jones Act industry” supports 650,000 American jobs, with the implication that repeal of...
The following testimony was submitted by the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii for consideration on Feb. 2, 2022, by the Senate Committee on Ways and Means._________________ To: Senate Committee on Ways and Means      Senator Donovan M. Dela Cruz, Chair      Senator Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, Vice Chair
By Keli'i Akina We’re just over a week into the 2022 legislative session, and already, we are seeing behavior that calls into question the Legislature’s dedication to the principle of democratic debate. Take, for example, the minimum-wage bill.
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 to $18 an hour by 2026.______________ Dear...