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From the implications of Asia's economy to tax and budget analysis in Hawaii and the U.S., the Grassroot Institute blog offers news and commentary on a wide variety of topics related to free market principles and the defense (and propagation) of individual liberty. Come back frequently to see the latest from our staff, contributors, and Board of Scholars.

Honolulu: Good Recession, Bad Recovery

The recession and recovery have brought turmoil and strife to cities like Detroit, but many cities have not suffered nearly as much. Cities experience economic turmoil in differing ways and luckily Honolulu has retained a relatively strong economy. Based on government...

Video: Defending Religious Freedom

In this episode of E Hana Kakou, Grassroot President Keli’i Akina sits down with attorney Jim Hochberg, President of Hawai’i Family Advocates. Together, they explore the meaning of  religious freedom, both at the time of the founding of the United States...