Rule of Law in Trumpian America; Maui Water Department Drama; Marco Polo Updates; Oral Health Strategic Planning Sessions
Everyone is accountable; laws are just; the lawmaking process is transparent, and disputes are settled fairly, without fear or favor. We have all grown up with these bedrock assumptions about the rule of law, but today we live with some uncertainty about them.
Into Music: Opening Statement by Hard Working Americans
Outro Music: Soul Surfing by Kasket Club
Maui’s mayor and County Council are embroiled in a disagreement over the deputy director of the Water Supply Department.
Into Music: Pohai Ke Aloha by Bryan Tolentino and Herb Ohta jr.
Outro Music: Bron Y Aur Stomp by Led Zeppelin
A Maui landowner lost his waterfront land to the state government and now may have to pay the state $1 million as part of an eminent domain case.
Outro Music: Eyes by Peter Bjorn and Paul
Marco Polo Updates
The Marco Polo Association is telling property owners that it now has 67 percent of its members in support of installing a sprinkler system in the building. It needs a two-thirds majority to move ahead and the association said is extending the deadline for residents to vote until February 28th.
Outro Music: Changes (Instrumental Version) by Charles Bradley
Hawaii’s children have the highest rate of tooth decay in the nation, and we are the only state without public access to fluoridation. The last three national surveys of oral health have given Hawaii a failing grade
Intro Music: I'll Remember You by Kui Lee
Outro Music: Millionaire (Alan Walker Remix) by Cash Cash