1. On Feb. 27, a special state House Committee tasked with investigating a residency challenge against Speaker Emeritus Calvin Say found that Say is indeed “qualified to represent Kaimuku, St. Louis Heights, Palolo and the rest of District 20. Who was the Maui-based attorney who represented the plaintiffs challenging Say’s residency? A. David Sereno B. Richard Rost C. Phil … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know Cary & Eddie’s Hideaway?
Loyalty, especially in local politics, is a strange thing. At first glance, it seems to be among the most important qualities for those seeking to climb the ladder in a political arena like a state Legislature. And yet journalist Jacob Weisberg has called loyalty “the most overrated virtue in politics” in a Nov. 29, 2008 Slate.com story. “Surrounding oneself with die-hard … [Read more...] about Hawaii House Speaker Joe Souki Accepts Majority Floor Leader Karen Awana’s Resignation, Offers Her Job
That’s right, folks! The great State of Hawaii has placed in the miserable middle of a 50-state ethics evaluation. According to the The State Integrity Investigation, a partnership of the terribly reputable and thorough Center for Public Integrity, Global Integrity and Public Radio International, Hawaii’s “Corruption Risk Report Card” shows our state receives a passing C. … [Read more...] about State of Hawaii Scores Miserable C In 50-State Ethics Evaluation