Hawaii suffers immensely from the lack of a two-party system. Incumbents are routinely reelected with little or no challenge. Once in office they can do as they wish knowing that the voters have little or no choice at election time.
The result is failing schools, doctors packing up to leave, high taxes, high prices and the worst business environment in the nation. Every five years or so, dozens of politicians are rounded up and charged with illegal activities.
Yet these scandals merely clear the decks making way for a new corrupt layer. The system continues unabated and as a result 100,000s of Hawaii kamaaina now live on the mainland.
There is a simple reason for Hawaii