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The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii blog offers news and commentary on a wide variety of topics related to economic freedom and individual liberty. Come back frequently to see the latest from our staff, contributors and Grassroot scholars.
A tax plan worth copying?

A tax plan worth copying?

There’s a lot of news out there about the tax bills before the Congress, and nearly all of it is confusing. Call it a symptom of our increasingly partisan media culture or a reflection of political infighting, but it does make it frustrating for those of us who are...

More reason to ‘Audit the rail’

More reason to ‘Audit the rail’

DATELINE: Oct. 24, 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii CONTACT: Joe Kent, (808) 987-7322, jkent@grassrootinstitute.org   FOIA request raises questions about rail misrepresentations   Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli'i Akina says FTA response reinforces need...

Insights on PBS Hawaii: The Jones Act

Insights on PBS Hawaii: The Jones Act

Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D., was part of a panel moderated by Lara Yamada that discussed possible reform of the federal martime-related Jones Act, on “Insights on PBS Hawai‘i,” Oct. 12. He was joined by Grassroot Scholar Kenneth...