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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: Hawaii’s Growing Libertarian Party

In this episode of E Hana Kakou, Grassroot President Keli’i Akina interviews Tracy Ryan, Chair of the Libertarian Party of Hawaii, and Tom Berg, a Libertarian candidate for the Hawaii Legislature. The influence and presence of Hawaii’s Libertarian Party...

The Implications of the Council on Revenues General Fund Forecast: What Happened to the $844m Surplus?

Note from Grassroot: The solvency of the state is an issue that tends to be ignored despite the fact that it reaches to the heart of our economic future. With an important election coming up in November, the question of how Hawaii will overcome its projected budget...

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...