The process of finding sources, especially in the current American media environment, is challenging to say the least. With the fragmentation of the news media into a “me versus you” thinking, which is more noise than knowledge, in my opinion, one who wishes to know must be quite selective in their news choices.
Sometimes the follow-up to a story will come from a unique place. In this case, it came from a glance…
[I]f the State of Hawaii intends to move beyond the effects of the COVID saga, and the corruption scandals that have plagued it, to the benefit of Governor Ige’s “Hawaii 2.0” plan to bring in new industries and new opportunities for Hawaii people, it needs to get its “house in order” when it comes to its image.
Over the past couple of weeks, you most likely have seen at least one of the “Your Cousin From Boston”…
AND NOW we are being told that the saga might be over. As this is written, letters are going out from employers informing employees that they should plan to return to the office and that social norms that were created to address the crisis will be rescinded with a timeline to match.
With the news coming out of this, all one needs to do is go on social media to see how widespread people’s opinions are of this development. Some are enthusiastic, never seeing the event as a permanent thing and never allowing the changes to change them.
Thanks to the vaccine, which we were told going back to the beginning of the COVID saga was the only real solution to solving the crisis, this relaxation can come with confidence. And it’s this confidence that our state government needs to start expressing should it want to play the role of supporter of society, rather than the oppressor.
Here is an idea about what the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) could do to get people’s opinions about the project more positive – simply put – create a vision.
[S]ome in the media, have decided instead to use language that is more used to describe police actions on the continent, to both create a narrative of HPD, and direct public opinion in that way.
The reason why I find it absurd is found in this question “what made him a person that could skirt the rules, get away with what he did and then plead out for what was an outrageous violation of the public trust?
So you’d think that King’s would “get the message” and be a good neighbor and just do what the authorities are “strongly suggesting”