Issues

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...

So Much for the European Model

Here in the United States, there is often pressure for us to adopt policies that are “more like Europe.” It is assumed that European countries have better health care and social welfare systems, do a better job of negotiating the relationships between business and...

Video: Is Uber Super?

In this edition of E Hana Kakou, Grassroot President Keli’i Akina interviews Dale Evans, owner of Charley’s Taxi. After exploring the history of how taxi services developed in Hawaii–especially in contrast to the closed-market “medallion”...