Value of Hawaiʻi: Knowing the Past and Shaping the Future, The
Craig Howes, Jon Osorio
Softcover, 248 pp.
How did we get here? Three-and-a-half-day school weeks. Prisoners farmed out to the mainland. Tent camps for the migratory homeless. A blinkered dependence on tourism and the military for virtually all economic activity. The steady degradation of already degraded land. Contempt for anyone employed in education, health, and social service. An almost theological belief in the evil of taxes.