State Initiatives

As a past resident of California who now lives in Hawaii, I am concerned that your state Legislature is moving to restrict statewide initiatives. I was sometimes annoyed at the number and complexity of ballot initiatives when we lived in California, but in Hawaii, where there is no initiative, we are powerless to overcome an entrenched political machine. Like so many things in life, you won't know the value of the initiative until it's gone.

MIKE CORNFORTH

Kaneohe, Hawaii

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