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The Top 5 Ways the Jones Act has left Honolulu Vulnerable to the Zombie Apocalypse

There has been a lot written about the harm caused by the Jones Act. On this very site, we’ve explored how the restrictive cabotage provision drives u […]

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Grassroot’s Interview with a Vampire

Most people don’t think of vampires when they think of Honolulu, but the truth is that the undead enjoy a good vacation spot as much as the living. Gr […]

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Gun Control on Elm Street

Classic serial killer films have a fairly standard arc: the killer hunts down his victims, usually teens, and slays them with various sorts of deadly […]

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Retired Government Employees Haunting for More Paychecks

Something spooky is haunting the halls of the Hawaii State Capitol.  Government retirees seem to be coming back to life — returning to work, col […]

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Hawaii Ranks 30th in Business Tax Climate

Ranking unchanged from 2013, highlights lack of economic reform HONOLULU, HAWAII–Oct. 28, 2014–A side-by-side comparison of state tax stru […]

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Grassroot’s Interview with a Vampire

Most people don’t think of vampires when they think of Honolulu, but the truth is that the undead enjoy a good vacation spot as much as the living. Grassroot Institute staffer Sebastian Koenig was flattered to be invited to dinner by Viscount Armando Cortez, who tries...

Gun Control on Elm Street

Classic serial killer films have a fairly standard arc: the killer hunts down his victims, usually teens, and slays them with various sorts of deadly implements running the gamut from prosaic knives to terrifying chainsaws. The helpless and hapless victims spend most...