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Economic benefits of hydrologic services from watershed protection and restoration

Watershed protection and restoration provide a range of benefits including clean and ample water supplies, …

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How Can the State Government Restore Fiscal Balance?

The impact of COVID-19 and the efforts taken to contain it have led to a …

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Prevention of Travel-related Reintroduction of COVID-19 Infection in the State of Hawaii

This plan proposes to limit travel-related reintroduction of COVID-19 into Hawaii, averting further local transmission …

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Hawaii Tourism Authority and Sustainable Destination Management In Hawaii

The first rule in tourism development is that the wellbeing of destination residents must come …

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How to Control Hawaii’s Coronavirus Epidemic and Bring Back the Economy: The Next Steps

We spell out in detail how increased testing, comprehensive historical contact tracing, and isolation of …

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Herd Immunity or Containment through Test and Trace?

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), a viral disease caused by the virus SARS-CoV-2, has arrived and …

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Using Extensive Testing and Geographical Isolation to Mitigate the Coronavirus Crisis in Hawaii

Hawaii needs to quickly adopt and implement a plan to control and then halt the …

Charting a New Fiscal Course for Hawaii: A Fiscal Architecture Approach

The Hawai’i Executive Conference (HEC)’s recent report, Troubled Waters: Charting a New Fiscal Course For …

Four Alternative Models for Regulating an Investor Owned Utility of the Future

How do you coerce a monopoly to act as if it were operating in a …