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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...

2015 Jones Act critique relevant as ever

2015 Jones Act critique relevant as ever

This article by Grassroot Institute of Hawaii scholar Ken Schoolland and former First Hawaiian Bank economist Leroy Laney was great when the Honolulu Star-Advertiser published it in December 2015, and it's still great. In a nutshell: The Jones Act makes shipping...