Sinenci Seeks to Create County Department of Agriculture Through Charter Amendment

"East Maui Councilmember Shane M. Sinenci said today his proposed charter amendment to create a county Department of Agriculture will be heard on Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Government Ethics and Transparency Committee. He said the proposal aims to promote food security,...

Reclaiming Democracy in Hawai’i

By Paul Deslauriers  6/11/2020 Since the 1950s, the Democratic Party has ruled Hawaii’s state politics. A system – for the most part – where big money interests sway party bosses, who in turn demand loyalty from the elected officials under their party’s wing. On a...

Interview with Ka’apuni Aiwohi, Candidate for State House District 8

STATE REPRESENTATIVE, DIST.8 DEMOCRATICKahakuloa, Waihee, Waiehu, Puuohala, Wailuku, Waikapu

Tapping Community Power as Change Agent: Inspiration from the Past

The Elite know that by breaking this community connection they break the only true power that can defeat them. The breaking up of clans, local family farms, the neighbor hood stores, long-term jobs, busting the middle class all contribute to the breaking of community. We need to renew our willingness to go back to community based systems. Become involved in a community initiative.