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Larry Price
The Right Price // The Coach Steps Away
With our Perry & Price 30th anniversary coming up, I’ve decided this will be my last column. It is with deep sorrow that I must...

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The Right Price // The Art Of Political Gamesmanship
Sometimes the most damaging proposals are not bills, but resolutions. If a bill passes, the governor then signs it and it becomes law. New bills...

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The Right Price // Smoke Is In The Air
According to the Honolulu Star-Advertiser (3/26/14), the discussion about making marijuana easier to obtain is alive and well at the state Capitol. A helpful group...

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The Right Price // Tip Credit: Do The Math, If You Can
Every once in a while, legislators are abstract to the point of being comical. Our Legislature’s latest effort to pass a proposal to raise the...

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The Right Price // A Long Or Short School Year?
Former Gov. Linda Lingle must be doing backflips over the Legislature’s decision to shorten the school year after she was blamed for – that’s right,...

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The Right Price // New Calls For Bringing Ukraine, Georgia Into NATO
I like this period of the legislative session because the real politicians rise to the surface and do things you don’t see during the beginning...

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The Right Price // The State Of Local Political Promises
Well, we survived another round of State of the State, State of the City, and State of Local Political Promises. You could guess it was...

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The Right Price // Saying No To College Athletes’ Union
One of the hottest topics in college athletics right now is the possibility that the National Labor Relations Board will rule in favor of college...

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The Right Price // A Whole Lot Of Pono Madness
After state Rep. Bob Mc-Dermott released his report critical of Pono Choice, a proposed state Department of Education sex-education program, I thought the public discussion...

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The Right Price // Fast-tracking Minimum Wage Bill
Just about everyone at the Square Building on South Beretania is either trying to get re-elected, raising campaign funds, making nice-nice with the governor or...

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The Right Price // Will Hawaii Go To Pot – Or What?
A group of legislators is proposing that a study is needed to determine if our farmers should be allowed to grow marijuana because it would...

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The Right Price // 2014 Legislative Predictions
Oh, good, state lawmakers are back in session and they promise to be there for at least four months. After all the fireworks at last...

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The Right Price // 2014: We’ve Seen This Before
It’s that time of the year when most of us want to sweep out the old and invite in the new. That sounds nice, but...

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The Right Price // Shocked By School Food Poisoning
It truly was shocking news from the state Department of Health to learn that some 30 students from Waipahu Elementary had been taken to an...

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The Right Price // Don’t Rain On The Ho, Ho, Ho Parade
Bright lights are up, people are going to parties, and happy music is in the air. That’s not all. It also seems like the time...

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The Right Price // Caldwell V. The Circle
I find it interesting that Mayor Kirk Cadwell wants to earn some additional revenue for TheBus service by selling advertising on the exteriors of our...

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The Right Price // Cell Phone Yakkers On Planes
It was disappointing to hear that some airlines – including Hawaiian – are going to allow passengers to use their cell phones while inside the...

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The Right Price // Don’t Blame The Shopping Carts
Symbolism, Hollywood, despair, mental anguish and politics all intertwined to entertain the public last week in an unlikely display of political frustration surfacing in Waikiki...

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The Right Price // Marriage Equality Was Well Earned
This fight for marriage equality was interesting to observe. It kind of reminded me of the old athletic truism that there is nothing as dramatic...

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The Right Price // Little Attention To A Big Problem
A snake was found last week on a sidewalk in Chinatown in front of Kukui Plaza. There was no panic, as government agriculture officials rushed...


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