Friday, June 24, 2022
Photo by Charley Myers Grassroot Institute of Hawaii calculations show there is plenty of room for the Legislature to break its habit of continually increasing taxes HONOLULU, Dec. 23, 2021 >> Gov. David Ige’s fiscal 2023 general fund budget shows revenues are up...
By Jonathan Helton America’s federal Jones Act is old and in dire need of an update. Oceangoing U.S. ships sailing under the auspices of the Jones Act fleet are in a similar condition.  Now 101 years old, the Jones Act technically...
The Hawaii Tax Review Commission, under our state constitution, convenes once every five years or so to examine and report on our state tax system. It recently published its report addressed to the Legislature.
Editor’s Note: This is the second article in a series I’ve entitled “At Home and on the Range”. These pieces entail products and services that I think will be of particular interest to On Target readers in the coming year. ************************* Everyone is...
Editor’s Note:  The dream of buying an old house in the countryside for cheap and then remodeling it captured our man in Europe, Kurt Stewart, in 2020. This is Part 2 of his two-part story about what happened when he realized that dream. ***********************************************************************
One of the ways our government provides a safety net for those less fortunate is through a program called Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, or TANF. TANF was enacted in 1996 as a program that replaced Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), which used to provide cash assistance to families with children experiencing poverty.
By Keli'i Akina Will Hawaii be able to benefit from the cryptocurrency boom? Or will excessive regulation continue to get in the way? It all depends on what happens in the upcoming legislative session. Sometimes called digital currency, cryptocurrency continues to...
“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!”
Editor's Note: This piece was re-published with permission of Paul Stevens, the author of this story and Editor, Connecting Newsletter, a publication for former and retired AP people as well as industry friends. We thank him for allowing us to honor the life of...