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Saturday, February 20, 2016
HB1013: Hawaii’s Right to Try Bill
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:27 PM :: 2786 Views :: Health Care

...allow manufacturers of “investigational” drugs and treatments to make such treatments available to eligible terminally ill patients....

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Saturday, February 13, 2016
Grassroot Institute Legislative Update--February 12, 2016
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:43 AM :: 2491 Views :: Taxes

... GE Tax Hikes on the move ....

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Friday, February 12, 2016
Video: Free Market Economics for Hawaii (with Erik Root)
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:55 PM :: 3060 Views :: Economy

...economist Eric Root and Dr. Keli'i Akina discuss free market economics as applied to Hawaii....

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Thursday, February 11, 2016
Grassroot Asks Legislature to Stop Using the GET as a Fundraising Tool
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:58 PM :: 2416 Views :: Taxes

SB 2478--0.5% surcharge to pay for a long-term care benefits program and SB 2599--raise the GET from 4% to 5% to pay for a series of education initiatives....

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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Legislative Update: Death, Taxes, and Extracurricular Activities
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:43 PM :: 2585 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...Grassroot Institute Legislative Update....

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Friday, February 5, 2016
Business in Hawaii: Regulatory barriers and crippling tax rates
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:20 PM :: 4206 Views :: Economy, Hawaii State Government, Taxes

...the state’s economy will continue to suffer until the regulatory barriers and crippling tax rates for businesses are removed....

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Renewable Energy: How the 100% Mandate Hurts Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:10 PM :: 3858 Views :: Energy, Cost of Living

Friday, February 26th, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm....

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Monday, February 1, 2016
Oprah Aha Does Not Represent Hawaiian Public
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:21 PM :: 3493 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

Oprah Aha begins today amid continued controversy ....

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Thursday, January 28, 2016
State Bank Bill Deferred
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:00 AM :: 4187 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...Grassroot Institute of Hawaii offered comments before the CPC Committee deferred HB326....

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Grassroot Budget Report Highlights Missing Element In Governor's Address
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:18 PM :: 2397 Views :: Hawaii State Government

...a planned drop in expenditures that has not been accounted for by any significant cuts....

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Thursday, January 21, 2016
Hawaii Economic Outlook Slips in National Standings
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:57 AM :: 2962 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

'Rich States, Poor States' Report Provides Road Map to Prosperity for Aloha State....

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Thursday, January 7, 2016
Nai Aupuni in Contempt of Supreme Court? Latest Filings
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:21 PM :: 3468 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

...Grassroot Institute Calls Na'i Aupuni Process an Embarrassment to the Hawaiian People....

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Confucius on Hawaii’s New Smoking Age
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:14 PM :: 3413 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement
“If you lead the people with administrative injunctions and keep the them orderly with penal law, they will avoid punishments but will be without a sense of personal ethics....”
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Wednesday, December 30, 2015
State of the State Budget 2016
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:25 PM :: 3162 Views :: Hawaii State Government

Tuesday, January 19th, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM....

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Last Day: Say "No!" to Interior Department Rule
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:45 PM :: 4578 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Comments are open until December 30th at 11:59 pm EST (6:59 pm HST)....

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Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Grassroot Comments on DOI Proposed Rule
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:13 PM :: 4879 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

December 30 is the last day to submit comments ....

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Aha Shutdown Motion: Nai Aupuni in Contempt of Supreme Court?
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:34 PM :: 4215 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

"Respondents have violated the Temporary Injunction and should be held in civil contempt. On December 15, 2015, Na’i Aupuni announced that every individual who ran as a candidate for delegate in the election will be seated at a convention to begin on February 1, 2016."

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Saturday, December 19, 2015
Wastebook 2015: The Farce Awakens
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:20 PM :: 4000 Views :: National News, Taxes

NASA provided $3 million for a mock trip to Mars filmed in Hawaii. Conclusion: personality conflicts arise in when people are stuck together for an extended time....

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Saturday, December 19, 2015
VIDEO: Law & Corruption in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:52 PM :: 7668 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History

An inside look at the state's legal and political spheres....

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Saturday, December 19, 2015
The U.S. Constitution Still Applies to Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:36 AM :: 3546 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA
...even pro-sovereignty Hawaiian activists have condemned the state for violating the Constitution....
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Thursday, December 17, 2015
5 minutes to stop federal creation of a Hawaiian tribe
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:40 AM :: 4781 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...they are counting on the Department of Interior to legitimize a Hawaiian tribe....

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Hawaii Ranked in Bottom Five States for Economic Freedom
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:30 PM :: 3877 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics

The comparative survey of economic freedom is based on ten different factors in the areas of government spending, taxes, and labor market freedom....

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Grassroot: Nai Aupuni is undercutting its own efforts
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:26 PM :: 4620 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

"Changing their own rules multiple times further erodes the credibility Nai Aupuni has with the Hawaiian people, who have been clear in their opposition to the state's nation-building process...."

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Full Text: US Supreme Court Affirms Injunction Against Nai Aupuni
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:06 PM :: 3541 Views :: OHA

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the decision of Justice Anthony Kennedy to halt the counting of ballots or certification of results in Hawaii's race-based Native Hawaiian election....

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Friday, November 27, 2015
Supreme Court Justice Hands Down Injunction Against Nai Aupuni
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:28 AM :: 8229 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy November 27 issued an injunction....

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Thursday, November 19, 2015
9th Circuit Refuses Injunction to Block Na’i Aupuni
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:06 PM :: 4624 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

Plaintiffs Plan to Appeal 9th Circuit Ruling to Supreme Court....

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Thursday, November 19, 2015
There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Student Loan
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:43 PM :: 3222 Views :: Higher Education

...students on 110 campuses across the nation rallied and marched as part of a movement called  the Million Student March....

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Hawaii Loses Ground in Business Tax Climate
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:49 PM :: 3691 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Small Business, Taxes

State falls to #31 in national ranking....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Let's Create a Higher Standard for Ethical Government
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:44 PM :: 3330 Views :: Ethics, Rail

If we want to see more responsible and accountable government, then it's up to the public to set the standard for what ethical government looks like....

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Video: Fixing What's Wrong with Welfare
By Grassroot Institute @ 11:25 PM :: 3187 Views :: Family

...the War on Poverty has launched a massive bureaucracy and a plethora of government programs that have negatively impacted the American family....

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Does Central Control of our Schools Produce Bad Policy?
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:46 AM :: 2320 Views :: Education K-12

Hawaii has earned an overall grade of C- for school policy, down from a grade of C in 2000....

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Video: Why Privatize State Hospitals?
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:43 AM :: 2851 Views :: Health Care

Leonard Gilroy, editor of the widely-read Annual Privatization Report, is an expert in how local, state, and federal governments are bringing competition to public services....

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Sunday, November 1, 2015
Taxing & Regulating Small Business to Death: Hawaii's Business Climate
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:58 AM :: 3722 Views :: Small Business, Taxes

A panel discussion on the barriers to economic prosperity for businesses in Hawaii....

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Thursday, October 29, 2015
Grassroot Institute Launches Maui Radio Program
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:09 AM :: 2962 Views :: Maui County

Grassroot Institute President Keli'i Akina launches a one-hour program on Maui's 1110AM KAOI....

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Thursday, October 29, 2015
Half a Million Dollars of Public Pension Money Paid to Dead People in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:13 AM :: 4262 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...at least 134 deceased persons received over-payments from the Employee Retirement System, with some over-payments in excess of $50,000....

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Monday, October 26, 2015
Plaintiffs File Appeal in Lawsuit Against Unconstitutional Na’i Aupuni Election
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:22 PM :: 4470 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

...Today, the Plaintiffs in Akina v. State of Hawai’i filed an appeal from the Order of Judge Michael Seabright denying their motion to halt a race-based election to establish a Hawaiian tribe in violation of the Constitution....

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Friday, October 23, 2015
Grassroot: Plaintiffs Intend to Continue Fight Against Unconstitutional Election
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:46 PM :: 4674 Views :: Akaka Bill, DHHL, OHA

....the effort to stop the state's unconstitutional Native Hawaiian election is far from over....

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Thursday, October 22, 2015
Akina v Hawaii: The Documents
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:55 PM :: 4160 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

... Key documents from lawsuit challenging OHA's fake Indian Tribe ....

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Thursday, October 22, 2015
Video: The Affordable Housing Business with Stanford Carr
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:04 PM :: 3859 Views :: Development, Homelessness

...Keli'i Akina speaks with developer Stanford Carr about the business of affordable housing, homelessness, and the housing shortage in Hawaii....

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Thursday, October 22, 2015
State's Grab for Private Sector Jobs is a Giant Step Backward
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:01 PM :: 2724 Views :: Labor

...plans to transition at least 99 contracts involving hundreds of jobs from from the private sector to government paid positions....

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Friday, October 16, 2015
Kauai Overtime Expenditures Out of Taxpayer’s Pockets
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:12 AM :: 3657 Views :: Kauai County, Labor

In Hawaii, overtime is calculated into a public employee’s pension....

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Promising Too Much Endangers Hawaii's Fiscal Health
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:48 AM :: 3202 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Taxes

...when a child is born in Hawaii, he or she can count on $26,500 in debt that the state owes per citizen....

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Video: Free Market Solutions to Homelessness with Victor Geminiani
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:43 AM :: 2692 Views :: Homelessness

...Keli'i Akina speaks with Victor Geminiani of the Hawaii Appleseed Center for Law & Economic Justice about probable solutions to homelessness and affordable housing in Hawaii....

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Monday, October 5, 2015
US Scores Near Bottom in International Tax Competitiveness
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:18 AM :: 2514 Views :: Taxes

The US came in 32nd out of 34 OECD countries, topping only Italy and France....

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Indian Tribe for Hawaii? Grassroot Challenges Interior's End Run Around Congress
By Grassroot Institute @ 6:29 PM :: 3568 Views :: Akaka Bill, OHA

On multiple occasions, Congress considered--and decided not to pass--the Akaka Bill....

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Monday, September 28, 2015
10 things Hawaii Can Do So That Everyone Gets Richer
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:11 PM :: 3730 Views :: Homelessness, Cost of Living

There are two approaches to meeting the needs of the least advantaged in society....

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Monday, September 28, 2015
Video: Democrats Breaking the Mold (with Rep. Sharon Har)
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:09 PM :: 4047 Views :: Democratic Party, Politicians

Keli'i Akina speaks with Hawaii District 42 Representative Sharon Har about a different approach to Democratic Party politics in Hawaii....

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Thursday, September 24, 2015
VIDEO: Free Market Solutions to Homelessness and Affordable Housing
By Grassroot Institute @ 8:51 PM :: 3246 Views :: Homelessness

The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii and Think Tech Hawaii host Free Market Solutions to Homelessness and Affordable Housing, with Dr. Keli'i Akina....

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
VIDEO: How Surfing the Nations Transformed Downtown Wahiawa
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:05 AM :: 5763 Views :: Development, Religion

Keli'i Akina speaks with Tom and Cindy Bauer of Surfing the Nations about the incredible transformation in Wahiawa....

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Monday, September 14, 2015
Video: Why are there so few doctors in Hawaii?
By Grassroot Institute @ 9:01 PM :: 3362 Views :: Health Care

...guest host Joe Kent speaks with physician Kyle Varner about the shortage of doctors in the Aloha state....

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