RELATED: Hawaii Tea Party Updates: 100s at Capitol, 250 at Kahului, 300 on Big Island
by Andrew Walden
April 15 about 100 people gathered along Queen Kaahumanu Hwy in Kailua-Kona from 12 Noon to 6PM to protest against out of control government spending and the State Legislature's proposed $4 billion Tax Increase.
The Obama Crash has decimated retirement accounts and college funds and tax increases only add to the damage.
They were joined by about 200 protesters along Hilo's bay front Kamehameha Ave.
Here Ted Hong takes a swipe at the legislature's 36% raise accepted even as they propose billions in new taxes.
Canvassers reported every person at both rallies was a registered voter with the exception of one 18 year old who registered on the spot.
Many people signed Party Cards for the Hawaii Republican Party.