Now think about this as a concept for at least one, if not all of the forums for the Governor, especially for the Democratic candidates. You get the crowd all livened up with the pre-show done by the commentators, and then you hear the booming voice of Faroq come on and introduce each of the candidates
This week (June 7th, 2022 to be precise) the state of Hawaii voters found out for the first time what…
With the importance and scale of effects these bills have this year, the decisions made by Governor Ige have become a factor in how the election may turn out. So when one hears the amount of noise being placed on bills being passed or vetoed, keep in mind it’s because the fate of those running for office is dependent on it.
Is now-Gubernatorial candidate Kai Kahele a progressive? is he a master of the tourism trade? or is he just a rebel trying to tarnish the coronation of Josh Green as the next Governor of the state of Hawaii?
This humble blogger was a bit taken aback when he read a statement from fellow Hawai‘i political pundit Colin Moore…
If our society does not work to bind the wounds that have been inflicted over the past 2 years, surviving another round of the pandemic may cause more mortal wounds.
What the people of Hawaii did, in this case, is demand what we wanted, not demand that with circumstances changing we order our leadership to adapt And so we are left with rules that don’t make sense anymore, but will still be enforced because, we as the people of Hawaii, back in November 2020, asked him too.
The news coming down that two former lawmakers – J. Kalani English and Ty Cullen – were indicted for taking…
And after eight years of general sighing from the people about their Governor, with the last two of them being during COVID, giving the people something at the end may give the people a little less bitter of a taste in their mouth in Ige, in the long run.
And finally, issues of the quality of education, our mental health crisis, and society’s inability to lick social ills like homelessness and crime, will continue to be problems. Just because the media or the watercooler talk don’t bring up these topics does not mean they’ve been solved.
Aloha ʻOe 2021.