Education

The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii supports education reform that is sensitive to the varying needs of children, and with full respect for the right of parents to direct the education of their children . This includes the promotion of the many forms of school and educational choice such as c harter s chools, academies (e.g., Performing Arts, Native Hawaiian Immersion, & STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math), h omeschooling, distance learning, various educational voucher options, public-private options, etc.

Piling On!

Last week we mentioned that our Legislature was considering several bills that would add increases or surcharges to the Hawaii General Excise Tax (GET). This week we will talk about what those bills actually do, and provide bill numbers so those of you who are so...

Fair Taxation?

Among the many tax bills that we follow in the legislative hopper this session, most have generic titles like “Relating to Taxation” which say very little about the bills’ contents. There is one, House Bill 1307, that is titled, “Relating to Fair Taxation.” Ten...