Hawaii ranks worst in three major categories in the seventh annual “Rich States, Poor States” report, which tracks states’ economic policies that impact prosperity based on 15 policy areas.Read More →
The University of Hawaii Center on Disability Studies gives gift cards to middle school students who participate in a controversial sex education program.Read More →
By Malia Zimmerman |Watchdog.org
HONOLULU — A 10-year battle in state court over a 120-acre commercial property in Waimanalo is coming to an end, but an animal farm that’s home to more than 100 abandoned animals and birds may fall as a result.
The property, owned by the state Department of Hawaiian Homelands, has been leased commercially by [...]
Hawaii’s troubled Obamacare exchange has a new executive director, and he’ll have a mess to sort out to earn his $150,000 annual salary.Read More →
Public-sector unions took forced dues from more than 250,000 public employees in 2013, siphoning away taxpayer money to support the unions’ shared goal of bigger government.Read More →
By Malia Zimmerman | Watchdog.org
HONOLULU — Hawaii Senate Minority Leader Sam Slom is warning fellow lawmakers he has serious concerns about the state’s economic future.
Slom, the only Republican in the 25-member Senate, cites the Council on Revenues’ recent downgraded economic forecast indicating Hawaii is in a much worse financial position than anticipated.
“Hawaii is set to go [...]