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Column: Your ‘yes’ vote can establish a Youth Commission on Oahu

  • Perry Arrasmith, who graduated from Harvard College this year and Aiea High School in 2016, is a fall fellow with the Hawaii Budget and Policy Center; the views expressed here are his own.

    Perry Arrasmith, who graduated from Harvard College this year and Aiea High School in 2016, is a fall fellow with the Hawaii Budget and Policy Center; the views expressed here are his own.

COVID-19 is bringing inconvenient truths to the forefront of local political discourse in 2020. In this state of demographic decline, the youngest people in Hawaii, especially those from lower- and middle-income backgrounds, are the most likely to be adversely impacted in the long-term by the recent economic downturn. Read more

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