John Carroll is a Honolulu Republican running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Brian Schatz. A former state senator, Carroll previously ran in 2012 for the Senate seat then held by retiring Democrat Daniel Akaka, but lost in the Republican primary to former Governor Linda Lingle (Carroll got 2,900 votes, or roughly 5.9 percent). Anyway, that was then. This … [Read more...] about Know Your 2016 Maui County Election Candidate: John Carroll
So it turned out that the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks didn't end at the Westin in Kaanapali back in July. Oh well. In any case, the negotiations over the controversial free trade agreement finally concluded yesterday (according to this U.S. State Department message from Secretary of State John Kerry), which means we the general public who will have to live with the … [Read more...] about Here’s video of Hawaii Congressional Rep. Tulsi Gabbard explaining her opposition to the TPP
A group of anti-corporate and pro-labor and environment organizations are planning a series of demonstrations against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade talks taking place this week at the Westin Maui Resort & Spa in Ka`anapali, says Sierra Club Hawaii Director Marti Townshend in a July 27 news release. "TPP negotiators cannot escape public scrutiny in Hawaii," … [Read more...] about Protests Planned For TPP Trade Talks At Westin Maui Resort
Out here on Maui, it's relatively easy for big international news stories like the ongoing negotiations over the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade zone to get lost. Between locals just trying to find out why the Pali is backed up and visitors more concerned about scheduling their luau, few people out here want to find out the latest in free trade zone … [Read more...] about Will Trans Pacific Partnership trade talks conclude on Maui this month?