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Supporting liberty also means embracing policies that will improve our state from the ground up. At the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii we want to find solutions that will make Hawaii a better place to live.

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Video: Interview with Elwin Ahu

In this episode of E Hana Kakou, Grassroot President Keli’i Akina interview Elwin Ahu, whose story of his journey from attorney to judge to minister reflects a continuing and evolving commitment to serve others. Now a candidate for Lt. Governor, Mr. Ahu shares...

Does the TSA Make Us Less Safe?

Sometimes when I’m in line at airport security, I like to imagine that I’m a ninja trying to get through their defenses.  I imagine hopping over the scanner, throwing some ninja stars, and then flying up the escalator with my grappling hook.  It’s a good thought...