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.
[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.
There are some great ideas out there to entertain and even implement. But perhaps we are too tired from being pushed and pulled by a crisis. Too worn out from being ignored by the political powers. Maybe too cynical that things could change for the better for everyone.
[B]ecause your efforts and your abilities are going to be seen by generations after you as “great”. The last time a generation of Americans have experienced what you are experiencing now was somewhere north of 70 years ago[.]