So if Governor Green thought it was going to be a cakewalk to outline and implement a vision of Hawai‘i, it only took 27 hours for him to find out it might not work that way.
With the new year now here (2023), the governmental entities that make laws and influence the making of those laws are hard at work. One of those tasks seems to be putting out lists of priorities, based on what they see as important.
Now, let us see if this example of reaching out takes hold with other politicians, and how they will interact with people when the Communication Director in their office is away.
And maybe, in the end, that is the way he wanted it to be, anti-dramatic, no emotional upset, nothing that could rile up people one way or the other.
In other words, for the first time in a long time, O‘ahu might experience something akin to bipartisanship, or at least a healthier debate on issues, going forward
If you have received a ballot in the mail, please open it up, make your choices, follow the instructions and get your vote in.
Schatz has put up commercials since the primary, unusual one could say since his competition in the primary was paltry in the primary, and is the same in the general.
Even with so few debates between the two candidates (and in the case of the KHON debate, a discussion with the running mates for each ticket), there are several observations that this pundit can make on the results. Allow this humble blogger to provide those for your review.
So, one way or the other, depending on who is elected, we will have [a Hawaii] Lt. Governor a person from the X-Generation, and, potentially both Governor/Lt. Governor also.
That player turned out to be members and “friends of” committees of several Hawaii state legislators currently in office. Their ability to “hui up” (come together in Hawaiian pidgin) and provide a healthy number of financial resources to Sylvia Luke raised the eyebrow of at least this humble blogger.