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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.

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...