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on Kai Kahele
He was so committed to representing us, in Washington that he now wants to be Hawaii’s next governor? I’m okay with him resigning after finishing his term, as he has never represented me. But as our next governor? It’s a hard pass for me.
Don’t forget he originally got into office after Gov. David Ige appointed him to his late father’s state senate seat. How convenient then to move to up to the House in Washington when Tulsi Gabbard resigned to run for president.
According to Civil Beat, Kahele has voted by proxy at least 120 times since taking office, voting in person only 5 times, citing the near universal excuse, the “ongoing public health emergency. He worked out a sweet deal with Hawaiian Airlines to keep his pilot job while “representing” us, but maybe his being on the Aviation Subcommittee in the House gave him a leg up on that front. At any rate, he’s just another self-serving politician.
By the way Dr. Josh Green will not be any better. The only difference there is he’s been in the state government hierarchy long enough to be more adept at dodging the usual pitfalls. And compared to Ige during the public health emergency mentioned above, Green managed to come across at least slightly more reasoned. Why not look at another option?
Haven’t we had enough authoritarian tax and regulate Democrats in Hawaii to last a life time?
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