By Riley Johnson Posted on July 19, 2018 • Updated on July 18, 2018 at 6:28 pm
On Aug. 4, the public will have the opportunity to rally at the state Capitol, in a newly created event called “People to the Polls,” and cast their votes in an election thought to be the most significant since November 2016.
Jacobs Engineering, the project management oversight contractor (PMOC) working on behalf of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), recently performed its biennial “risk refresh” exercise for the Honolulu rail transit project.
By Gene Ward Posted on July 8, 2018 • Updated on July 6, 2018 at 7:28 pm
The Department of Hawaiian Homelands (DHHL) is an important executive agency, responsible for over 203,000 acres of land and a legal mandate to restore land and home ownership to Native Hawaiians.
By Joshua Wisch Posted on July 4, 2018 • Updated on July 3, 2018 at 6:39 pm
America is an experiment and experiments are messy things. By their nature, experiments upset the status quo, the world as it is. They can be frightening. They can be dangerous. They can be divisive.
By Alan Isbell Posted on July 3, 2018 • Updated on July 2, 2018 at 6:28 pm
Money and political power are being masqueraded as protection of free speech by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down the right of public sector unions to collect agency fees from non-members represented in collective bargaining.
By Lynne Wilkens on July 1, 2018 • Updated on June 29, 2018 at 7:31 pm
By Lynne Wilkens Posted on July 1, 2018 • Updated on June 29, 2018 at 7:31 pm
The Janus v. AFSCME decision fundamentally changes how public labor unions will charge and appeal to their members, bringing huge shifts in union-strong Hawaii. Will memberships survive — and thrive?
By May Song on July 1, 2018 • Updated on June 29, 2018 at 7:28 pm
By May Song Posted on July 1, 2018 • Updated on June 29, 2018 at 7:28 pm
It is in our nation’s best interest to lower the voting age. Not only has our nation lowered the voting age before, but statistics consistently illustrate how having younger votes increases the voter turnout.