On Tuesday the 22nd, a gut-wrenching “get real about life” piece came out on Honolulu Civil Beat asking one simple…
These letters provide a window. What they envision is not business as usual anytime soon. And to boot, many whose livelihoods are based on these jobs may not see them come back for some time.
One can surmise that the total number of layoffs occurring (or will occur) could be a much higher number when taken into account other news about closures of smaller entities in the last month.
Is striking fear in people, ramping up their anxiety, showing us that you understand this line in the oath? Does it show that you do have warmth, sympathy, and understanding for people?
Or are you showing us a new form of bedside manner, starting with the declarative statement that jolts the soul followed by a “do as I say, or else” demand to everyone?
So here is a theoretical question for everyone in Hawai‘i: If we had political leaders that were not career politicians, would we be seeing the same outcomes from the COVID saga in Hawai‘i?
Typically the primary election in Hawai‘i is something of a sleeper event. Unless there is a marquee race or something…
If she would like to know more about what Saint Damien did, perhaps she should go to Kalawao, where the church that Saint Damien established and look at the work he did
For us to fix anything means that leadership needs to come forward and state clearly what the numbers mean and what we should be concentrating on. Personally, to me, the answer is that the infection rate is just that, an infection rate and that we should be focused on hospitalizations and death rates when it comes to making policy.
It says to me, first, that telling an American that the debate on an issue is settled will receive a healthy dose of “yeah, right” from many across this country.
But at the end, a cage, even a gilded cage, is still that, a cage.